Kitchen Gardening - 14th & 15th Mar 2020
Date: Sat 14th - Sun 15th Mar 2020
Time: 09:30 - 17:30
Tutor: Caroline Aitken
Refreshments: Teas and coffees provided.
Accommodation: Please check here for availability and prices.
Two seasonal weekend courses on creating and managing a successful and abundant food garden. The courses will include hands-on practical sessions and all the theory you need to make your kitchen garden grow and keep your larder full. From crop planning to soil care, pest control to storing produce, these courses will show you environmentally friendly and sustainable approaches to growing your own food. The courses will give you time saving and energy saving tips and inspire you to create a garden that works in harmony with nature.
The March course will cover: seasons in the gardener’s year, crop planning, jobs to do in winter and spring, permaculture methods which will help you create a more productive garden, soil care, testing and profiling, different kinds of composting and mulching, no-dig methods, crop planning to produce food all year round and how to observe and work with the different microclimates in your garden.
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