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Capital Growth’s Training at The Regent's Park
Capital Growth continues its urban food-growing training at the allotment garden in The Regent's Park. The site is run in partnership with The Royal Parks and Capel Manor College.
Sessions range from two and a half hour workshops to full day courses. They combine practical and classroom based training and are delivered by expert trainers. Short courses (2.5h) are £25/ £12.5 for Capital Growth members.
Upcoming Sessions in The Regents Park
Build your space
Saturday 9th November, 10am-4:30pm, Trainer: Paul Richens
£60/ £30 for Capital Growth members
This session will focus on the basic hand tools skills you’ll need to build simple structures for your garden safely, using reclaimed material where possible. Using power drills, saws, hammers etc... we will build the three essential parts of an organic food growing space: a raised bed, a compost bin and a comfrey juicer (to make brilliant organic fertiliser). Our trainer Paul Richens will go through tool use, health and safety, design and creation of the 3 structures during this day of training. You will come out with all the knowledge you need to do it all again in your garden!
Soft fruit trees pruning and care
Saturday 7th December, 10:30am-1pm OR 2-4:30pm, Trainer: Tom Moggach
In this session we will talk about the specific care that soft fruit trees and bushes require, from general maintenance and feeding to pruning. We will also wonder in the garden and look at the trailed fruit trees and the fruit bushes, with a chance for everyone to practice pruning.
Permaculture design taster
Saturday 15th December, 10:30am-1pm, Trainer: Stefan Geyer
Get a taster of the permaculture concept and how to apply it to your garden & food growing space.
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The Regents Park Allotment Garden is on the corner of Chester Road and the Inner circle in Regents Park. Click here for a map. The site is maintained by a team of volunteers.