Mallow College of Further Education, 19:00-21:00, from Tuesday 1 October 2024 for 10 weeks.

Organic Vegetable Gardening for Beginners

This course is ideally suited to new gardeners who want to “grow their own” in 2019 and beyond. Learn all you need to know for a beautiful and successful organic vegetable garden.

Mallow Campus Classes



Nights Tuesday
Times 19:00 to 21:00
Duration 10 Weeks
Starting Tuesday 1 October 2024
Tutor Richard Hooton
Location at Mallow College of Further Education
Price €110.00
*€100.00 with online discount, €77.00 for Old Age Pension recipients, €66.00 for current and just graduated Mallow campus day students, FREE on the Training Support Grant.
Deadline Enrol Online before Monday, 30 September 2024


Cork ETB & Digital Badge

Learning Outcomes

  • Selecting an appropriate site.
  • Preparation and soil fertility.
  • What to grow.
  • Sowing and harvesting.
  • Organic pest and disease control.
  • Organic weed control.

Course Requirements

Tutor Profile

Richard Hooton is a grower and distributor of certified organic veggies, fruits, salads, dried goods and much more. Based in Mallow, delivering throughout Co. Cork. “Richard’s Select Organics” was established in 2015. Seriously passionate about organic gardening and the wonders of growing food, Richard is active on Facebook at

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