Organic Vegetable Gardening for Beginners

Tomatos by j_arlecchino @Flickr
Tomatos by j_arlecchino @Flickr
Now enrolling for Autumn 2019 in Mallow.

From €125.00* / €94.50 for OAP recipients.

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.

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

Mallow Classes

Now enrolling for Autumn 2019 in Mallow. Enrol online today.

Location: at Mallow College of Further Education.
Nights: Monday
Times: 19:00 to 21:00
Duration: 10 Weeks
Starting: Monday, 30 September 2019

Cost: €135.00, *€125.00 with online discount, €94.50 Old Age Pension recipients, €81.00 for Mallow College day students and recent graduates.

Information Night:
Information Week, Monday September 9 to Wednesday September 11, 19:00 to 20:00 at Mallow College of Further Education. Get more information, meet tutors, and enrol on the night. Add Facebook Event reminder.


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Learning Outcomes

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

Entry Requirements

  • No previous experience required.

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