Organic Vegetable Gardening for Beginners

Tomatos by j_arlecchino @Flickr
Tomatos by j_arlecchino @Flickr

Now enrolling for Summer 2019 in Mallow.

From €125.00* / €98.00 for Social Welfare/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 Summer 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, 29 April 2019

Cost: €140.00, *€125.00 with online discount, €98.00 for Social Welfare and Old Age Pension recipients, €84.00 for Mallow College day students.

Information Night:
Information Night, Monday April 8, 18:00 to 21:00 at Mallow College of Further Education. Get more information, meet tutors, and enrol on the night. Add Facebook Event reminder.


Cork ETB & Certificate of Attendance (on request)

Learning Outcomes

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

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