Organic Gardening

VegetablesNow enrolling for Mondays.

Mallow College of Further Education, 19:00-21:00, from Monday 31 January 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

EnrolmentNow enrolling for Mallow Campus classes.
Times19:00 to 21:00
Duration10 Weeks
StartingMonday, 31 January 2022
TutorRichard Hooton at Mallow College of Further Education
*€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.
DeadlineEnrol online here before Monday, 17 January 2022.


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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