Grow North +  2019

GROW NORTH +  2019 

                            "Grow your own / Make your own"

  • a series of workshops for the inexperienced or experienced related to growing or making your own
  • a chance for guidance from experienced tutors, along with hands-on practice
  • opportunities to meet and exchange tips with others, share ideas
  • tea/coffee provided

Cost: By donation (Suggest £5-£10 per session)

Children under 16 free with accompanying adult

To book sessions or find out more, email        grownorth@transitionblackisle.org

(Booking important as sessions will need minimum numbers to go ahead)

For more detail on a workshop
check  www.transitionblackisle.org  events calendar nearer the date.
 

The 2019 programme

started on Saturday 30 March at Rosemarkie Allotments with a workshop on 'Back to basics of organic tattie planting'. 

You can view and download the full programme in various formats
A4 .doc file          A4 .pdf file          2 x A5 .pdf file

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Grow North + 2019    Session 3

'Propagation'

Saturday  18 May   10.00 - 1.00
Beauly Community Garden

Tutor   Sue Mullins

How to take softwood cuttings and their care to become well established.

  • An overview of seedling care in general.
  • Input and practical elements in the workshop. You will leave with the cuttings/ seedlings you practise with. 
  • Sue led a similar workshop a couple of years ago, which was very informative, popular and enjoyable...the topic is being offered again by request. Sue worked for many years at Highland Liliums and is now an independent garden designer/gardener - she comes with a vast amount of knowledge and expertise to share.
  • Coffee/tea provided.
  • Dress for weather conditions, likely to be in a polytunnel. Bring garden gloves if you use them.

Cost  by donation (suggest £5-£10) 
Booking essential   email grownorth@transitionblackisle.org 

Suitable for older children, in the care of an adult. 

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Next session    Saturday  22 June      Findon Hall   Culbokie

Make your own wax cloths - An environmentally friendly alternative to cling film and plastic.

 


 

 

 


 

 

 

 

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