You are invited to join our free monthly training sessions to learn more about growing food in harmony with nature. The sessions will introduce you to seasonal topics such as seed sowing, looking after seedlings, and seed saving. We will also introduce the approaches to growing food that are used at the Vine Road Community Growing Project, such as managing soil health through no-dig, composting and water-wise gardening. The sessions provide a practical and supportive way to build skills and confidence in growing your own food. Come and get your hands dirty!
Sessions run at our polytunnel at Vine Road Park every 3rd Saturday of the month from 10am to midday (see exceptions on the calendar), with a new topic each month.
March 25th: seeds sowing and propagation
In this session we will look at when to sow, what you need for successful sowing, including types of growing mediums, seeds and containers. We will also practically introduce you to sowing and propagating techniques, and consider the watering, heat and light needs of seeds and seedlings.
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