Settle Area “Green” Information

Herbs, Healing, and the Land:

Kath Antonis, a local medical herbalist, is running in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. Lower Winskill farm is in a wonderful location on the edge of the village of Langcliffe a couple of miles from Settle.

Inspirational courses with an experienced Herbalist

Three short courses focusing on experiencing herbs in their natural context, learning their uses, learning how to gather, prepare & use safe and effective remedies, & preserve plants effectively, for use through the seasons.

We will have the opportunity to work outdoors in inspirational landscape, learn the history of this land, see herbs growing through their natural stages, make & use remedies, and work indoors in a beautifully restored barn when we wish, or the weather demands.

More Information is available here :  Link to Jo Rhodes Blog



Growing Workshops

March 31st – Looking After Your Soil
Your soil is the most important part of any organic garden. Learn about its importance, and how to create and maintain a healthy living soil for growing abundant crops.
April 21st – Organic Pest and Disease Control
Pests and diseases are a part of life in the garden, but chemical treatments are unhealthy and damaging to the environment. Learn about organic natural alternatives to make your garden thrive.
May 12th – Salad Crops Through the Year
Salads are easy to grow in any garden, can even be picked in the dead of winter. Learn how to have a tasty leafy addition to your dishes all year around.
May 19th – Introduction to Permaculture
Do you want to live in a more sustainable way? The purpose of this course is to give you a practical understanding of permaculture, some useful strategies and techniques for applying permaculture in your life, and resources for learning more about permaculture.
Rod Everett D.Phil, Dip.Perm.Des has being doing permaculture designs and teaching since 1982, and is the founder and co-ordinator of Middlewood Trust Centre, Wray.
June 9th – Allotment Medicine
Herbs have been used for first aid through the ages. Learn how to make your own remedies, and learn about foods as medicines. Kath Antonis is a local medical herbalist with her own practice in Skipton.
June 16th – Planning Your Winter Vegetable Garden
Veg gardens are not just for summer! Learn how to plan your garden to ensure you are growing a wide range of crops for winter harvest.

More Information is available here :  Link to Growing with Grace Information


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