Grow Shetland workshops in February and March. Each workshops is stand alone, however, take altogether they give a good overview for successful growing in Shetland. Workshops are online via Zoom and run for approx 1 hour with time for Q&A afterwards.
All workshops are free to Shetland Islands residents
Getting Started Wednesday 8th February 7pm
Choosing where to grow; the difference between containers/pots, raised beds and ground level plots. Understanding soil, soil health and improvement. Buying seeds and transplants.
Making it Work Wednesday 15th February 7pm
How plants grow and develop. Crop rotation, bed preparation, seed sowing and transplanting. When to harvest.
Growing Undercover Wednesday 22nd February 7pm
The impact of the polycrub/tunnel or greenhouse environment on plant growth and health. Watering, ventilation. probelms and solutions
Composting Wednesday 1st March 7pm
A little bit of science behind making compost. Choosing your container and site. What/what not to compost. Problems and solutions
Pests, Diseases and Weeds Wednesday 8th March 7pm
Identification and the best way to deal with them to have healthy productive crops
Extending the Season Wednesday 22nd March 7pm
Choosing crops, planning and timings for growing through the winter, to have edibles available all year
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