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Grow Your Own Food in a Greenhouse (6 sessions)

Grow Your Own Food in a Greenhouse (6 sessions)

When

19/02/2017    
10:00 am - 2:30 pm

Event Type

Come and learn how to grow your own food in our new greenhouse at Denmark Farm!

Over the course of 6 sessions, volunteers will receive hands-on practical training with tutor Malcolm Berry learning  how to sow, plant and harvest your own edible crops in a greenhouse or polytunnel.

Basket-of-VegetablesThe sessions will take place from 10 am to 2.30 pm on the following dates:

Sunday 19th February

Sunday 5th March

Sunday 19th March

Sunday 2nd April

Sunday 9th April

Sunday 23rd April

The programme is suitable for anyone from complete beginners, to those who already have some previous experience / knowledge.

The tutor:

Malcolm Berry has been in professional horticulture for 17 years, working mostly with fruit and vegetables, including seven years in the double-walled garden at the National Botanic Garden of Wales.
He has delivered courses for the Royal Horticultural Society and ‘Growing the Future/ Tyfu Pobl’, amongst others, and has been teaching courses at Denmark Farm Conservation Centre for several years.
He has a particular interest in polyculture and the encouragement of biodiversity, and recently had an article published on the subject in the Winter 2016 RSPB magazine.

What’s provided:
All tools and gloves
Tea/ coffee and biscuits

What to Bring:
Waterproofs and wellies or boots (we have spares if needed) and a packed lunch.

The Cost
FREE!* but we do ask that you attend as many sessions as possible. If at anytime you are unable to continue with the programme, then please let us know so we can give your place to someone else.

How to book

Drop us an email to volunteer@denmarkfarm.org.uk, or call 01570 493358.

Need more info?
Email: volunteer@denmarkfarm.org.uk
Phone: 01570 493358

*This is part of our ‘Sowing Seeds, Sharing Skills’ project, jointly funded by the ‘Volunteering in Wales’ scheme and The Big Lottery ‘Awards for All’ programme.

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