The Full Monty


Our most comprehensive workshop covering all the fundamentals of growing nutrient dense healthy veggies.

Nurture your passion for gardening on this one day course with our resident gardener, Nicki Murray-Orr. Nicki will teach you a comprehensive range of skills and techniques to get the most out of your veggie gardens. She covers the basics of soil health, planting from seed, pest management, crop rotation, composting and worm farms leaving you brimming with inspiration and practical knowledge.

Nutrient dense vegetables

09:30 - 15:00



9.30am arrival. Start the day by meeting Nicki and our other attendees and share introductions over a tea or coffee with tasty treats provided by The Falls Retreat kitchen

10am – 11am Gather around in the rustic Bistro Barn for the first workshop session which will cover soil health and planting from seed.

11am – 11.30am Head over to the Falls Retreat glass house for an interactive session – here you get to see behind the scenes and have a hands on experience with planting seedlings.

11.30am  – 1pm Lunch consisting of delicious wood fired pizzas and fresh salads using produce harvested from the gardens, plus a drink to accompany your meal. Nicki joins you for lunch so this is your opportunity to pick her brains and ask questions which apply to your own garden.

1pm –2pm Nicki will teach you all you need to know on composting and worm farms, pest management and crop rotation.

2-3pm Head into the Falls Retreat kitchen veggie gardens to visit our compost and worm farm. See first hand the elements of good garden design, companion planting and crop rotation and learn how these can be applied at home. 

Timing is approximate and course content may be subject to change.

What’s included:

  • Morning tea on arrival – delicious nibbles from Bistro kitchen served with your choice of Rocket coffee and TeeTotal loose leaf tea

  • Interactive session in the garden

  • Light lunch - gourmet wood fired pizzas and salads shared in our rustic barn.

  • Take Home notes

What to bring:

Gum boots or suitable footwear and raincoat in case of inclement weather


Saturday 2nd November 2019

Saturday 14th December 2019

If you are unable to make these dates, you can still register your interest!

Want to stay overnight? Why not book some of our stunning accomodation and experience the Falls Retreat HERE.