Wonky Parsnip Vegetable Growing Masterclass | Visit Canterbury

Wonky Parsnip Vegetable Growing Masterclass

  • Date: 12th June 2021
  • Location: The Beaney, 18 High Street, Canterbury, CT1 2RA
  • Time: 10:00 - 15:00
  • Cost: £55

A masterclass in growing your own vegetables run by Laura Brady owner and grower at the Wonky Parsnip specialist market garden.

Join our Wonky Parsnip Growing club! Arrive at 10am for a full day learning how to become a master at Veg Growing, You will leave feeling like Monty Don!

Starting the day with a full tour of the Wonky Parsnip two acre patch, Polly tunnel and greenhouse we can show you what we do, how we do it and learn about some different methods of veg growing. Following the tour we will stop for tea/cake break and find out what your garden is like at and what you hope to achieve with it,  so we can give you the best of our advice throughout the day suited to you.

We will then proceed by learning everything from plant timing, variety selection to suit your garden, compost, inputs such as fertilisers/organic and otherwise, pest and disease control, plant rotation, sowing, potting on, hardening off, transplanting, harvesting, storing, ground preparation and everything in-between!

Lunch will be a beautifully prepared buffet of homemade salads, breads, dips, cakes, tarts (please let us know of any allergies) Tea/Coffee is also available all day :)  Following lunch, we will get the seeds out!!

Learn about seed sowing, plant transplanting, soaking seeds, different composts and tray types. Here we will have a go at planting up trays with seeds of your choice which you can take home with you to grow on. We will also do some experimenting with micro herbs and microgreen mixes that you can also take home.  Finish off with a Q and A with any questions you would like to ask :)  Small groups - follow all COVID protocols - We will be outside all day.