Resilient, get climate change smart, organic grow your own

Kim in her climate change gardens
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Description

I’ve been asked a lot over previous months about online teaching materials and I have now devised a package I feel offers the right mix of advice, materials and interactivity. I didn’t want to offer something that was just tutorials and flat as I feel connectivity is more important than ever in our disconnected world. Here’s what I’ve come up with. Hope you like it.

Kim

Our weather is changing. Learn how to work with the natural world for greater resilience and a wildlife-friendly, productive and truly alive veg patch.

This includes access to an hour’s worth of short videos, covering resilient growing basics to help shore up your lower-maintenance, veg patch defences against greater extremes of weather.

Plus a series of getting growing fact sheets and articles which offer oodles of easy, climate change savvy, resilient and time and money saving tricks and tips for productivity and protection year round.

It also includes an hour’s one-to-one zoom chat with me so I can answer your questions personally.

Additionally, the package offers a monthly video update filmed explaining what I’m doing each month, with further ideas and inspiration thrown in for good measure.

More about my approach to growing
This course is ideal for every level of gardener looking to learn to build greater resilience on their veg patch around our changing climate, with little to no fuss at all.

About me
Kim is a popular Guardian gardening journalist and The Organic Way editor and has been running workshops and courses since 2014 from her training gardens as well as around the UK for everyone from Kirsty Allsopp's handmade festival to the National Botanic Gardens of Wales. Kim is also the author of The Climate Change Garden Book.

Get in touch for more details and to book your place.

What's included in the price?

Our weather is changing. Learn how to work with the natural world for greater resilience and a wildlife-friendly, productive and truly alive veg patch.

Access to an hour’s worth of short videos, covering resilient growing basics to help shore up your lower-maintenance, veg patch defences against greater extremes of weather.

A series of getting growing fact sheets and articles which offer oodles of easy, climate change savvy, resilient and time and money saving tricks and tips for productivity and protection year round.

An hour’s one-to-one zoom chat with me so I can answer your questions personally.

A monthly video update filmed explaining what I’m doing each month, with further ideas and inspiration thrown in for good measure.

What you will need

Just your good self

Contact

Kim Stoddart at Green Rocket Courses

This course is taught online

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Hen dos
  • Intermediate level
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Stag dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • UK Holiday
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Price

£95

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Reviews

In-person course
Denise - - #32762

What a great day, learnt so much and came away with a goody box of veg plants to grow on myself. Inspired to use what I have learnt now in our newly sited Polytunnel.
Thanks again for a fabulous day & you even arranged the weather!

Response from Green Rocket Courses:

Thank you Denise.That's great to hear. It was a real pleasure to meet you. Kim

In-person course
Stephen Tate - - #31220

Really enjoyed this course. Kim was great and full of knowledge and inspiration. The course ran at our pace so nothing was rushed and every question we had was answered in depth. The practical side was fun which made this even better. Kim offered loads of advice regarding setting up green houses and poly tunnels which was very useful.
Thanks again Kim.

Live online course
Kath Pyke - - #29819

Excited to squeeze onto one of Kim’s last courses before lockdown, and so glad I did! Great to get Kim’s fresh ideas on year-round productive cropping in polytunnels. My favourites; chard & purple sprouting broccoli still cropping after 4 years! So much to learn whether you’re just starting out or have been growing for a while. A great course for curious minds. If you get a chance, go for it! Thank you Kim!

Live online course
Sharon Henshall - - #29813

Kim makes her sessions so interesting and informative. She helped to install a sense of confidence in me as I've been slightly daunted by my garden. Lots of great tips & solid advice. Can't recommend her courses enough!!

Live online course
Sarah - - #29800

Kim is definitely one of the new breed of gardeners so needed at the moment. I came away feeling totally inspired and motivated by her knowledge and positive attitude. Having done a course with Kim before I found myself referring to her book and as a result found my confidence in the garden growing ( excuse the pun )
Nothing like having this expert advice online though.

Live online course
John Williams - - #29798

This was my first online course. I found it engaging and insightful and will definitely be signing up to future courses with Kim. I definitely recommend giving it a go

In-person course
Lizzie Dyer - - #22185

I went to this course with my mum last year and we had an absolutely fantastic day. I cannot recommend it highly enough! Kim treated us to a lovely lunch and refreshments throughout the day and I came away from the course with practical skills and knowledge that I could use at home. Everything Kim showed us could be used in any size garden regardless of your knowledge/skill.

In-person course
Anthony Treharne - - #20986

Excellent course and well organised. The course caters for all levels and I personally took away a few ideas especially about "no dig" gardening. Kim was very informative and very knowledgeable. Highly recommended.

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