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Archive for May 2010

Grow Your Own Vegetable Course

In April we held a ‘Grow Your Own Vegetable’ course at the Nursery. Vegetable expert Jim Williams from the National Vegetable Society talked about the delights of growing your own food, how to establish a kitchen garden and pick up simple tips to get started, whether you have a large overgrown plot, small patch or a window box. He covered topics such as seed sowing, getting the best out of your greenhouse, pests, diseases and treatment, types and best varieties of vegetables, crop rotation and soil preparation. Afterwards we ventured into the nursery for a hands-on practical exercise in seed sewing etc.

The course was well attended, the weather was great and the cakes and coffee much appreciated.

More courses to follow – keep a lookout on the website.

May 27th 2010