Growing Autumn and Winter Vegetables

Find out how you can grow your own vegetables all year round.


Sep 2 2020 18:0019:30

Photo credit: Paul Richens

Photo credit: Paul Richens

Picture autumn and winter in your mind’s eye, what do you see? Perhaps short cold days, grey skies, frosts, even snow. No vegetables growing, a period of sleep and death until the spring.

Well yes, all of that is possible... except the ‘nothing growing’ bit.

After the fast Hare-like pace of summer, winter growth is more of a slow tortoise crawl – and we know who won that race...!

Join me as we look afresh at growing vegetables through the autumn and winter, to find out what will grow and what you can harvest. You never know, you might come away with a different perception of these underestimated seasons.

Trainer: Paul Richens

Paul has been a gardener and worm-botherer since his farming parents gave him his own plot at the age of three. Since then, he has worked as a scientific photographer at The Natural History Museum, where his love of natural history was nurtured; a video producer/director in the US; and an account manager before he set up his own horticultural training company Blue Dome Synergies in 2008. He was Gardens Manager for Global Generation at the Skip Garden for ten years. He is passionate about showing Londoners how to grow good organic vegetables in any small space. He advocates working with nature pursuing a ‘no kill’ policy and teaches amongst other subjects an understanding of living soil.

Book with Eventbrite 

Once you register, you will receive a link and a password to our Zoom meeting session.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT WILL NOT BE RECORDED

If you cannot afford the ticket but would still like to attend, please contact capitalgrowth@sustainweb.org to see if we can help.


Share Share

Give us your feedback on the website.

No Dig Gardening and Mulching Techniques
Sep 9 2020 18:0019:30

Introduction to Medicinal Plants
Aug 19 2020 18:0019:30

Vegan DIY Food Fermentation
Aug 12 2020 18:0019:30

Support our work

Your donation will help communities grow more food in gardens across London.

Donate to Sustain

Capital Growth is a project of Sustain: the alliance for better food and farming.

Capital Growth

Capital Growth is London's Food Growing Network, with over 2000 members. 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 enewsletters.

Capital Growth
C/o Sustain
The Green House
244-254 Cambridge Heath Road
London
E2 9DA

0203 5596 777
capitalgrowth@sustainweb.org
www.capitalgrowth.org

Capital Growth is a project of Sustain: the alliance for better food and farming.

© Sustain 2020

Registered charity (no. 1018643)
Site map
Data privacy & cookies

Mayor of London City Bridge Trust