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Plant propagation - growing your own

Starts: 13 May 2013 10:00
Ends: 13 May 2013 16:00

Tolhurst Organic Walled Garden Shed, Hardwick Estate, Whitchurch-on-Thames, Reading, RG8 7RA

Growers depend on healthy plants to get decent crops. For those that grow a range of crops it is usual to grow some or all of the plants used in their system. This is a specialist subject needing a high level of skilled management, to be successful. The seminar will look at the facilities and equipment needed to establish a dedicated plant raising unit within a working horticultural unit.

Cost £55 + VAT including organic lunch. Discounts apply.

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This is the first out of ten 'Seminars with Iain Tolhurst: learn from a lifetime experience in food growing'. Iain Tolhurst has been a practising organic vegetable producer for over 37 years, one of the original pioneers of the organic movement in the UK. He is internationally renowned and has taught organic systems in many parts of the world. To capture the wealth of his skill and knowledge, for future generations, Tolhurst Organic are launching a series of practical seminars for both aspiring and experienced growers. To see the rest of upcoming seminars, visit

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