Grow your own workshop
If you've been bitten by the GYO bug. If you'd like to know how to sow seeds and take cuttings. If you want to know the secrets behind really strong high quality plants, then these are the workshops for you.
We have workshops in Spring and Autumn which are the ideal times for sowing and planting , all are 10.00am-1.00pm unless otherwise stated.
This year we have
Saturday March 5th Grow your own from seeds, a beginners workshop, for those who haven't had success with growing and would like to start with the basics
Friday March 25th Grow your own for Dried flowers, a closer look at growing for colour in the garden in the summer and for picking and drying to extend the season.
Wednesday April 6th Grow your own - propagating plants, a look at how to take cuttings and split perennials for those wanting to multiply the plants in their gardens
Wednesday April 13th Grow your own summer flower patch, a look at the Hardy and Half hardy flowers you can sow and grow to bring colour to your August and September garden
These will take place in small groups and mostly outside, but with shelter if necessary. Please bring appropriate clothing and footwear.
The workshop will be £70, for a 3 hour session, and will include a field tour, demonstration and your chance to propagate to take home to fill your borders, plus refreshments. You'll leave with lots of hints and tips for getting your seeds sown and cuttings taken with brilliant results.
Terms and conditions - please read before booking.
Our workshops are non refundable, if you are unable to come you may send someone in your place. Please do not come to the farm if you are ill, If you have to cancel due to illness, we will transfer your booking to the next workshop with spaces.
We are a working farm: You need to wear suitable clothes and footwear - trainers or boots, not open toed sandals.
Our workshops would normally take place in mildly inclement weather. We reserve the right to postpone or cancel a workshop if it will be unable to take place due to weather conditions, e.g snow or torrential rain