Please see the events calendar and click on a day for a bigger description of the what, where and how of workdays, workshops and other events.

Below is a brief summary of what's going on at Bedfords:

WORKDAYS: Now every Saturday 11am- 4:00pm AND Friday 10:30am - 12:30pm

Every Friday and Saturday in June 2017

Come join in with the exciting early spring propagation possibilities at Bedfords. Learn about forest gardening, the wider agroecological movement, relax, socialise and have fun with like-minded lovely people with us!

Spring and autumn are the most incredible times of year to be at the garden, with everything is tinged with colour and life. Come help us appreciate spring over tea, plants, smiles and a free hot healthy meal.

Just don't forget to bring comfortable clothes and sturdy footwear. Come for as long or as little as you'd like. No previous gardening experience necessary and we provide all the tools! Please see the events calendar and click on one of the workdays for more information. 


Please click on the calendar for full descriptions. To book a place,  email

Spring and Summer programme until July 2017

Gardeners Answers Time: Guerilla Grafting & Top Grafting. Wednesday April 26th 6-8pm. Free. No booking required.

Wormeries: Turning house waste into tasty food. Saturday 20th May 3 - 6pm. 10 - 20 pounds. Booking essential.

Plant identification through patterns: an introduction - 4 identical workshops. 17th June and 24th June, the 1st and 8th July from 10:00am to 4:00pm. 15 - 30 pounds.Booking essential.

Plant identification through patterns: a continuation - 2 identical workshops. Sunday 2nd and 9th July 10:00am - 3:00pm. 15 - 30 pounds. Booking essential.

Evening Meditation. from 22nd June every Thursday evening  7:30-8:30pm for six weeks. Pay-as-you-feel. No booking necessary.

Forest Gardens: how to start one and maintain it. A two-part introductory course. Saturday and Sunday 15th - 16th July 10:00am - 4:30pm. 30 - 70 pounds. Booking essential.

Introduction to people and permaculture. A 4 part evening course on using permaculture ethics, principles and design for people with the aim of restoring our personal, social and planetary well being. June 28th 6:30-9pm and July 12th, 19th and 26th 6:30-9pm. Booking essential.

Saturday 22nd July 10 - 4pm - Gypsy Flower and mushroom making workshop with Jim

Saturday 29th July 10 - 4pm - Spoon carving workshop with Jim

Dates still to be confirmed:

Tours and plant sales at the garden

Building a roundhouse workshop

The art of fermentation workshop

Cultivating edible mushrooms workshop

Plant identification, singing and waxing lyrical to remember them


Hope to see you soon!