Veg Growing masterclass with lunch/drinks | Visit Canterbury

Veg Growing masterclass with lunch/drinks

  • Date: 12th June 2021
  • Location: The Wonky Parsnip, Horton Farm, Cockering Road, Chartham, Canterbury, CT4 7LG
  • Time: 10:00 - 15:00
  • Cost: £55

Spend the day with grower Laura Brady learning all there is to know about growing your own produce! Lunch included.

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 2acre 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 allergy's) Tea/Coffee is also available all day :) Following lunch, we will the 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 micro green 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 Full day Growing Course with Lunch Sat 12th June £55.00Price