Grow North + 2019
GROW NORTH + 2019
"Grow your own / Make your own"
- a series of workshops for the inexperienced or experienced related to growing or making your own
- a chance for guidance from experienced tutors, along with hands-on practice
- opportunities to meet and exchange tips with others, share ideas
- tea/coffee provided
Cost: By donation (Suggest £5-£10 per session)
Children under 16 free with accompanying adult
To book sessions or find out more, email email@example.com
(Booking important as sessions will need minimum numbers to go ahead)
For more detail on a workshop
check www.transitionblackisle.org events calendar nearer the date.
The 2019 programme
starts on Saturday 30 March at Rosemarkie Allotments with workshop on 'Back to basics of organic tattie planting'.
First 2019 Grow North + session
'Back to Basics of Organic Tattie planting'
Saturday 30 March 10.00 - 1.00
Rosemarkie Allotments (off Greenside Avenue on the west site of Rosemarkie)
Tutor Trish McKeggie
Content of the workshop
- Potatoes in the crop rotation
- Difference of 1st earlies, 2nd earlies, maincrop etc
- Chitting potatoes
- Preparation of the soil - what to add organically.
- How to plant the potatoes in ground/potato bags - practical element to session
- Care of growing plants
- Harvesting and storing
The workshop is aimed at those new to growing tatties, but if you have some experience come along and share it with the group.
Cost: by donation (suggest £5-£10 per session)
To book : email grownorth@transition black isle.org
Booking required as numbers are limited.
Dress for weather conditions - boots or similar, gardening gloves if you use them. The venue is on a south facing slope so can be windy.
Next session Saturday 13 April
Create your own wormery
The benefits of a wormery, how to create and then maintain one.
- Tuesday 26 March
- NA Food and Growing Group meeting
- Saturday 30 March
- 10:00 2019 Grow North + Workshop 1
- 10:00 North Kessock Community Market
- Wednesday 3 April
- 19:30 TBI Transition Talk and Discussion - Food Waste - Fortrose 7.30
- Saturday 6 April
- 10:00 Fortrose Community Market
- Monday 8 April
- NA Black Isle Tourism Team Walk, Lunch and Launch Culbokie
- Saturday 13 April
- 11:00 Cromarty Community Market
- Saturday 20 April
- 10:00 Culbokie Community Market
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