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Learn to Garden with your Children

Capital Growth course

If you want to start growing food but don't know where to start, this course is for you! From understanding your space to what can be grown and growing techniques, we'll go through all the essential steps to start a successful organic food growing space.

We'll focus on organic techniques and we'll go through plants life cycle, soil, crop rotation, seed sowing and transplanting.

Trainer Julie Smith is the Garden Manager at the Skip Garden in Kings Cross. Part of her job is to design, create and maintain food gardens for local businesses. She also runs Capital Growth's show garden in London’s Regent’s Park. Julie works as a consultant on various growing projects across London and is passionate about organic growing techniques. Julie is a director of the London Freedom Seed Bank, and loves to make her own natural beauty product in her spare time

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Capital Growth is London's largest food growing network, with over 2,000 gardens throughout the city. Whether you are growing at home, as part of an allotment, in a community group, or school, you can join for free to receive benefits such as discounts, advice and monthly e-newsletters.  We also provide access to discounted training, networking events and support for city-wide garden open days.

Capital Growth is a London Food Link project, supported by the Mayor of London.  

Earlier Event: June 1
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Later Event: June 5
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