Events

Grow Shetland Courses for Beginner Growers

We have spaces available on up-coming courses:

Getting started this course looks at deciding where to grow, preparing to grow, growing mediums (compost/soil etc) sourcing seeds and plants:

No up-coming dates at the moment. Courses will be run again later in the year. Please use the link below to register on the waiting list and we will send information on future dates when available

Making it work this course covers what plants need to grow well, how to sow and plant up and watering

No up-coming dates at the moment. Courses will be run again later in the year. Please use the link below to register on the waiting list and we will send information on future dates when available

Undercover growing This course builds on the Getting Started and Making it work courses for those who have undercover growing spaces (it is recommended you complete these first if you are an inexperienced grower). The course looks at the essentials for growing in polytunnels, polycrubs and greenhouses; the impact of the environment on plants, growth, pests and diseases; watering and ventilation.

Tuesday 22nd June at 7-8pm +time for questions COURSE FULL, please get in touch to register on the waiting list. We will send information on future dates when available

Composting How to make successful compost at home; common problems and how to sort them out.

Tuesday 6th July at 7-8pm +time for questions COURSE FULL, please get in touch to register on the waiting list. We will send information on future dates when available

All courses are free to Shetland residents.

Sessions are run live online via Zoom with two trainers. You will require internet access to view information slides during the event. If this format is not available to you, please get in touch to discuss how we can share the course content with you.

To register on the waiting list for any of the courses please Click here We will be in touch with further information.

If you have specific requests for topics you’d like training on, please message and let us know. We’ll see what we can do, contact us at: info@turriefieldveg.co.uk

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