Grow North 2017

A new Grow North series for 2017 opened on Sunday 12 March with a "Getting Started" workshop at Netherton, Culbokie.

Grow North is a series of workshops for those new to growing and the more experienced, offering a chance for guidance from experienced tutors and hands-on  practice, together with  opportunities to meet and exchange tips and share ideas with others.

View and download the Grow North 2017 programme .

To book sessions or find out more, email
(Booking important as sessions will need minimum numbers to go ahead)

For more detail on a workshop check the Events calendar  or this website page nearer the date.

Notes on workshops which have taken place are available on the  Training notes  page.


Next Grow North session

Saturday 14 October  (changed from previously advertised date)
Highland Liliums  Kiltarlity   10.00 - 1.00
10 Loaneckheim, Beauly, Highland IV4 7JQ
Facilitator:  Sue Mullins

'Hardwood cuttings'.  The principles, and practical experience in taking cuttings.
A hands on practical workshop with the opportunity to learn about ways to increase your shrub/tree stock.

We will demonstrate how to:
1) select stems for cuttings
2) how to take hardood cuttings
3) how to care for your cuttings
4) when to pot on
Each participant will be able to take some cuttings to grow on at home.

For general enquiries about Grow North email Julie at


Highlands & Islands Growers Horticultural Day Logie Steading

Thursday 5 October      10.30 - 4.00

See 'Other Growing Groups' or the calendar for details.


Co-op funding for Grow North  May - September 2017

Are you a Co-op member ?
Do you know about the 'Local community fund' ?
It's the Co-op's way of giving back to local communities...

Use this link to find out more...

As a member, every time you shop at the Co-op, 1% of what you spend on own brand products and services goes to the Co-op Local Community Fund.

Co-op members have already earned over £9 million for over 4,000 local causes.  This money, along with money raised from carrier bag sales, is used to support local projects that benefit the community close to where you live.  If you’re a member you can choose the local cause you want your own 1% to go to.

For the next 6 months - May to September - TBI's Grow North project (annual series of gardening workshops to support 'growing your own' on the Black Isle) is one of the local causes you can choose.

If you'd like to support us choose us as your local cause...
Thank you.


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