Courses at Byther Farm | Workshops and learning

All courses at Byther Farm will be held in line with Welsh Government guidance on health and safety and in particular, the protective measures and social distancing as required.

Natural Christmas Wreath Workshop

Homemade Christmas wreath

For more information and to book your place, visit our courses portal for the Natural Christmas Wreath Workshop

Maximum of participants per workshop. 6

Dates

Wednesday 7th December 2022

Sunday 11th December 2022

Wednesday 14th December 2022

If you are unable to join one of our workshops, see this step by step guide to making a Natural Christmas Wreath.

Willow Workshop – Plant Supports and Living Willow Structures

Willow branches and a dome living willow structure.

Create your own decorative plant supports from willow, plus learn how to make living willow structures for your garden.

The aim of this workshop is to

  • teach you how to make a plant support to take home with you
  • show you the techniques needed to create living structures, like hedges, domes, tunnels
  • give you the confidence to create structures in your own garden
  • show you how to make a willow heart to take home with you (just in time for Valentine’s Day).

This is a hands-on practical course led by Elanor Smallcombe of Tyddyn Bryn and Liz Zorab.

If you don’t currently have willow in your garden, or you’d like more, there will be the opportunity to buy willow cuttings (of different colours) to grow at home.

For more information and to book your place, visit our courses portal for the Willow Plant Support and Living Willow Structures workshop

Maximum of participants per workshop. 12

Dates

February 11th 2023

Fruit Tree Grafting Workshop

A practical and hands-on introduction to fruit tree grafting.

The aim of the workshop is to

  • give you confidence in your ability to graft trees onto root-stock
  • help you understand the process and techniques
  • give you skills needed for successful tree grafting in your garden.


The workshop will be led by Stephen Watts and Liz Zorab.
You will have two grafted apple trees to take home with you at the end of the workshop (more trees will be available at an additional small cost).

For more information and to book your place, visit our courses portal for the Fruit Tree Grafting Workshop.

Maximum of participants per workshop. 12

Dates

Sunday 26th March 2023

Propagation Skills – Short Course

Learn how to propagate plants

A practical and hands-on introduction to propagation skills. Once you know how to propagate plants, you can increase the plants in your garden at almost no cost.

The aim of the course is to

  • give you confidence in your ability to propagate plants
  • help you understand when each type of propagation is appropriate
  • give you skills needed for successful propagation of plants for your garden.

For more information and to book your place, visit our courses portal for the Propagation Skills – Short Course

Maximum of participants per workshop. 12

Dates

TBC

Soft Fruit Gardening – Short course

Soft fruits course at Byther Farm

Learn how to grow your own soft fruit for next to no cost. Gain the knowledge and skills to give you seasonal fresh fruit throughout the summer and autumn

One of our most popular courses at Byther Farm, it aims to

  • give you confidence to grow a range soft fruit,
  • help you understand how to care for different soft fruit plants,
  • give you skills in propagating more plants for your garden.

For more information and to book your place, visit our courses portal for the Soft Fruit Garden course

Maximum of participants per workshop. 12

Dates

TBC

Courses in development

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