Events

Growing Your Own in Unst 14th March 2020, Baltasound JHS.

A course for anyone interested in growing their own food. The course will cover the basics in fruit and vegetable growing including soil health and improvement; making the most of your growing space, whether in a polytunnel or outside on a plot. The course will be tailored to meet participant’s needs. This course is FREE

Booking essential, places are limited. To book, or for more information click here or phone: 01595 870272

Polytunnel/Polycrub Courses:

Growing in Your Polycrub

7th March 2020 Sandness Hall £55

For anyone interested in growing undercover How to plan your growing space; ground preparation and soil management; how to plan the undercover growing year; the all-important aspects of watering, ventilation and temperature control; hints and tips on growing specific vegetable varieties; pest & disease prevention and solutions. All course materials and tea, coffee & biscuits included in course fee. Book here

Growing Through the Winter in Your Polycrub

28th March Sandness Hall £55

For those who have completed the basic course or already have knowledge of growing fruit and vegetables undercover A more focused course for those who want to grow produce all year in their polycrub or tunnel. Gain knowledge on how to make best use of your polycrub/tunnel year-round; how to manage the growing environment throughout four seasons; propagation techniques for early starts; how to extend the season; sowing and planting times; suitable varieties for a year round harvest. Create a year-long growing plan for your undercover growing space. All course materials and tea, coffee & biscuits included in course fee. Book here

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: turriefield@btinternet.com

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