2019 Grow North + Workshop 1
- Transition Black Isle
30 March 2019, Starts: 10:00, Ends: 13:00
'Back to Basics of Organic Tattie planting'
Sat 30 March 10am-1pm
Venue : Rosemarkie Allotments (The Rosemarkie allotment is located off Greenside Avenue on the west site of Rosemarkie)
Tutor: Trish McKeggie
Content of workshop:
Potatoes in the crop rotation
Difference of 1st earlies, 2nd Earlies, Main etc
Preparation of the soil - What to add organically.
How to plant the potatoes in ground/ potato bags- practical element to session
Care if growing plants
Harvesting and storing
Workshop aimed at those new to growing tatties, but if you have some experience come along and share it with the group.
Cost: by donation (suggest £5-£10 per session)
To book : email grownorth@transition black isle.org
Booking required as numbers limited.
Dress for weather conditions, boots or similar, gardening gloves if you use them. The venue is on a south facing slope so can be windy.
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