Growing courses

Growing from seeds
27 September

Valerie's Veggies & Plants, Feiiz, Ginns Road, Stocking Pelham, Herts SG9 0JD

Anyone interested in growing their own veg, herbs or flowers, needs to be able to germinate seeds of different species and varying physical characteristics. This course provides an overview of common...
Introduction to organic growing
04 October

Valerie's Veggies & Plants, Feiiz, Ginns Road, Stocking Pelham, Herts SG9 0JD

Suitable for those starting to grow veg, fruit or garden plants in a garden, allotment, or on a patio or balcony. Provides an overview of organic practices, with emphasis on how these differ from non...
Creating fertile soil - the organic way
11 October

Valerie's Veggies & Plants, Feiiz, Ginns Road, Stocking Pelham, Herts SG9 0JD

A fertile and healthy soil is the priority for organic growers. This course covers the basic techniques for achieving this and compares organic with non-organic methods. Also provides the basic knowl...
Weed and pest control within the organic regime
18 October

Valerie's Veggies & Plants, Feiiz, Ginns Road, Stocking Pelham, Herts SG9 0JD

With a changing climate, this can be a challenging task. This course includes theory and demonstrations of a range of techniques used by organic growers. A basic knowledge of organic methods will enh...
Commonwork Autumn workshop 2014
18 October

 Commonwork, Bore Place, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge, Kent TN8 7AR

Join us for a range of fun and creative activities, suitable for all ages. Tea and coffee from 10.30am and lunch will be served between 12.30-1.30pm – enjoy a delicious lunch of local, organic and fa...
Home grown food despite bizarre weather
25 October

Valerie's Veggies & Plants, Feiiz, Ginns Road, Stocking Pelham, Herts SG9 0JD

This course is suitable only for those with some experience of growing, in a garden, allotment, patio or balcony. It is not suitable for beginners. In many parts of the country it has become impossib...
Introduction to organic growing
01 November

Valerie's Veggies & Plants, Feiiz, Ginns Road, Stocking Pelham, Herts SG9 0JD

Suitable for those starting to grow veg, fruit or garden plants in a garden, allotment, or on a patio or balcony. Provides an overview of organic practices, with emphasis on how these differ from non...
Growing from seeds
08 November

Valerie's Veggies & Plants, Feiiz, Ginns Road, Stocking Pelham, Herts SG9 0JD

Anyone interested in growing their own veg, herbs or flowers, needs to be able to germinate seeds of different species and varying physical characteristics. This course provides an overview of common...
Creating fertile soil - the organic way
15 November

Valerie's Veggies & Plants, Feiiz, Ginns Road, Stocking Pelham, Herts SG9 0JD

A fertile and healthy soil is the priority for organic growers. This course covers the basic techniques for achieving this and compares organic with non-organic methods. Also provides the basic knowl...
Weed and pest control within the organic regime
22 November

Valerie's Veggies & Plants, Feiiz, Ginns Road, Stocking Pelham, Herts SG9 0JD

With a changing climate, this can be a challenging task. This course includes theory and demonstrations of a range of techniques used by organic growers. A basic knowledge of organic methods will enh...
Home grown organic food 52 weeks of the year
29 November

Valerie's Veggies & Plants, Feiiz, Ginns Road, Stocking Pelham, Herts SG9 0JD

This is an intensive course, suitable only for those with experience of growing. Covers in detail, the practical work and facilities needed for achieving a year-round supply of home grown food. Conta...
Introduction to organic growing
06 December

Valerie's Veggies & Plants, Feiiz, Ginns Road, Stocking Pelham, Herts SG9 0JD

Suitable for those starting to grow veg, fruit or garden plants in a garden, allotment, or on a patio or balcony. Provides an overview of organic practices, with emphasis on how these differ from non...
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