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Another season of wonderful workshops; get your hands dirty making compost and garden structures; be creative at blueprints, leaf printing, plant sketching and creative writing; learn about foraging and wild gardening. And all in the delightful surroundings of award-winning Nant-y-Bedd Garden. For Blueprints, Artfulness of Weeds and Foraging; more details and booking by clicking the workshop title below. For all other workshops Click on the links for full details Saturday 11th March             Garden… Read More

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE INFORMATION BELOW IS NOW OUT OF DATE. FOR 2023 WORKSHOPS CLICK HERE Welcome to the 2022 programme of Workshops and Events at Nant-y-Bedd Garden. Once again a mixture of days led by Sue and by old favourites (Liz, Ruth and Carina) plus some wonderful ‘new faces’ in Mick, Jacky and Gary. There really is something for everybody who has an interest in gardening, food, wildlife and well-being. Do… Read More

In theory, our dates for the remaining workshops this year are as below, but double check on the individual details further down the page Nant-y-bedd workshops and events Saturday 16th October            Foraging Saturday 13th November        Foraging As most workshops events are now over for this year, I have deleted the dates from most of the details below. It is our intention to run the same courses next year, plus – hopefully – at least one exciting… Read More

Latest News: Due to the uncertainty surrounding the possible course of the COVID-19 virus and personal health issues, we are currently not intending to open in 2020, nor will any of the proposed workshops take place this year.   We look forward to welcoming you to Nantybedd Garden in 2021 New for 2020 we have Jessica Tanner with two fascinating topics Artists Willow Charcoal Making £60 including all materials, delicious seasonal, organic… Read More

With apologies to our regular followers and newsletter subscribers, here’s Lucy Gaze’s report on the recent foraging day at Nant y Bedd, plus a little snippet from Liz’s blog.   Friday 18th May saw the first of 3 foraging days at Nantybedd, with the lovely and extremely knowledgeable Liz Knight of Foragefinefoods. The day dawned bright and sunny and 6 guests (plus Sue!) turned up to a delightful treat of homemade nettle… Read More

Saturday saw 20 or so people descend upon us for a Mushroom Foraging day.  Organised by Liz Knight of Forage Fine Foods and executed by Mark Williams of Galloway Wild Foods, we had an amazing afternoon searching among the trees and along the river bank. Mark’s knowledge on fungi and how to use them was extensive and amusing as well as being excellent on the palate! After introductions all round, Mark got proceedings underway with… Read More