Learn with me

Join me and learn all about how to grow delicious vegetables, fruit and herbs the sustainable way, gardening with as light a tread as possible, and in tune with nature and the wider environment.

I offer two ways of learning: one-to-one mentoring, and an online classroom based lecture course via Learning with Experts.


One to one tuition, via email, on any aspect of kitchen gardening you’d like to learn about.

Benefit from 25+ years of hands-on experience growing food for my family on all sorts of plots, from tiny city handkerchiefs to allotments to my current allotment-sized back garden in the countryside!

We go at your pace, with advice about organic and sustainable growing, tailored specifically to your garden. I’ll help you plan new kitchen gardens, work out what you want to grow and how to keep your beds filled 12 months of the year with delicious, home-grown and sustainably produced food.

Book a one-off hour-long consultation, or a regular weekly (or monthly) slot: or swap between the two. Whatever suits you best!

Please email for details. I look forward to getting to know you and your garden!

Feedback from previous students:

“I’m SO glad you’re there!” ~ Lynne, Scotland

Learning with Experts

Self-Sufficient Veg Gardening

This is a wide-ranging course covering all aspects of growing your own fruit and veg, drawing on my own first-hand experience so you get lots of tips and tricks along the way!

The course consists of a series of video lectures accompanied by easy (and optional!) assignments.

Among the many subjects you’ll learn about on the course:

  • getting the most from your plot, wherever you garden
  • how to become as self-sufficient as possible in home-grown food
  • sustaining a year-round harvest
  • planning your sowing and growing to maximise your harvest
  • which fruit, veg and herbs to grow for best results
  • the winter veg garden
  • extending the seasons
  • polytunnel and greenhouse growing

For just £29:

  • Four lectures with notes
  • Classroom access for chats and advice swapping with your fellow students
  • Lifetime access to videos, notes and classroom

For £109:

  • As above plus…
  • Personalised feedback and coaching from me over a four-week period
  • Assignments marked by me, with comprehensive feedback

The courses run every month, so just book yourself in whenever it suits you. Click on the banner above to find out more – I look forward to meeting you there!

6 thoughts on “Learn with me”

  1. Tony Roberts said:

    I’m righting to you on behalf of Brixham Horticulture Society,we hold a monthly meeting on the first Wednesday of the month and wondered if you would be available for July also could let me know how much you charge.
    Tony Roberts

    • constantgardenerblog said:

      Hello Tony, I’d love to come to Brixham – if you visit my talks page (https://sallynex.com/talks/) you will find a link where you can email me. Drop me a line and I’ll let you know all the détails! All best, Sally

      • Tony Roberts said:

        Hi our meeting is on the 5 July at 2 oclock for 2 30 at the Catholic Church Hall would you be available please. We are only a small society could you let us know your fees.
        Thanks Tony.

  2. constantgardenerblog said:

    Hello again Tony – please could you email me to discuss this? Thank you! Sally

  3. Hello, could you please let me know whether the four week tutor access must be taken within a four week period or can this be spread over a longer period? Thank you

    • Hello Teresa, yes the course is limited to the four week period. I believe you have permanent access to the lectures but not to the classroom and tutor. Sometimes if someone hasn’t finished their last assignment by the end of the fourth week I will switch to email just to make sure they get everything they need from the course, but only for the last assignment really. Hope that makes sense! All the best, Sally

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