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Seed to Plate - The Perfect Fruit

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Walled Garden Shed

Hardwick Estate

Whitchurch-on-Thames

Reading

RG8 7RD

United Kingdom

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This workshop is aimed at beginner or more experienced gardeners who wish to develop their skills in organic, sustainable strawberry growing techniques.

What will you learn?

This workshop will take you through the basics of soil management and strawberry growing, deal with your queries and build your confidence to grow your own food. It will involve both a theoretical and a practical session and introduce participants to key essentials, including:

- how to propagate from your own stock of strawberry plants

- what strawberry varieties to choose for long and short season cropping

- how to prepare the soil for strawberries, including fertility building

- what planting systems you can use in your garden

- who to protect your strawberry crops fromw eather, pests and diseases

- how to harvest your strawberry crop, including post-harvest management

Part of a series of workshops at Tolhurst Organic CIC to learn to grow, cook and preserve your own food. Each month, we will explore and develop food-related skills – from planning a vegetable garden to harvesting and preserving your produce.

Price includes a home grown, vegetarian lunch and take-home potted runners.

We can cater for special dietary requirements - please contact us directly at least 7 days before the workshop.

We offer GIFT VOUCHERS valid for any workshops organised by Tolhurst Organic, should you wish to give one and let the recipient choose their own date and topic.

We may be able to offer a number of SUBSIDISED PLACES for young growers and those on low income. Please enquire.

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Walled Garden Shed

Hardwick Estate

Whitchurch-on-Thames

Reading

RG8 7RD

United Kingdom

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

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