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Platt Fields Market Garden

Mabfield Road

Manchester

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CAN YOU DIG IT?

Spring vegetable growing course.

Yes you can. Join our 4 week course for an introduction to growing food using organic methods with Manchester Urban Diggers (MUD). Growing your own food can be very rewarding, environmentally friendly and is proven to improve mental and physical well-being. Everything we do at Platt Fields Market Garden is seasonal, so this introductory course will show you how to get your vegetable patch off to the best start in spring. What we'll cover in the course:

  • How to compost and make sure you have healthy soil for vegetable growing
  • Starting vegetables from seed and germination techniques
  • Transplanting and planting out
  • Problem solving for your own garden
  • Vegetable patch planning for the rest of the year

You will be provided with a selection of seeds and seedlings that you can take with you to grow at home. Also included will be a celebratory lunch on the final session of the course, made using produce from the garden. Each session will be on a Saturday from 11am - 2pm so please bring a packed lunch with you (apart from on the final day). Hot and cold refreshments will also be provided. The session dates are as follows:

  • Saturday 21st March 2020
  • Saturday 28th March 2020
  • Saturday 4th April 2020
  • Saturday 11th April 2020

By attending this course you will also become a member of Platt Fields Market Garden, which is a part of the CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) Network (https://communitysupportedagriculture.org.uk/).

MUD (https://www.wearemud.org/) are a non-profit social enterprise. By buying a ticket to this course you will be supporting our extensive work in the community and are helping us become sustainable.

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