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Events and training from Capital Growth


22
May
2024

Create your food growing curriculum

Learn how to create a school garden curriculum through the school calendar year.

In person event14:0016:30

Previous Capital Growth events


12
May
2024

From pests to partners: natural pest and disease management

How to thriving gardens and happy ecosystems through a holistic approach to pests and plant care

In person event10:0013:00

27
Apr
2024

Our Right to Grow Summit: a gathering of London food growers

The one-day summit for food growers to explore how we can build a citizen’s Right to Grow on London’s public-sector...

In person event13:0017:00

26
Apr
2024

Create a school food growing space

Join us for this in-person training on setting up a food-growing site in your school.

In person event11:0013:00

6
Apr
2024

Investigating biodiversity in your garden

Learn about the creatures in your ecosystem and how to create habitat for them.

In person event14:0017:00

26
Mar
2024

Promoting your Good to Grow event

Join this free online workshop to get tips and advice on how to plan and promote your Good to Grow event.

In person event13:0014:00

20
Mar
2024

Growing for Nature launch workshop

Join our free online session to learn more about our biodiversity project and how to get involved.

In person event17:3018:15

6
Mar
2024

Good to Grow Week launch: Protecting nature and building a Right to Grow

On 6 March Sustain hosted a webinar launching Good to Grow Week 2024. Watch the recording and download presentations from...

Webinar10:0011:30

30
Jan
2024

SEWN Together – a localised food growing gathering in West London

West Londoners, join us for the third of our four regional food growing gatherings at Horsenden Hill and Farm bringing together...

In person event10:3016:30

15
Nov
2023

Growing For Change webinar: Protecting food growing sites

Join our webinar on Wednesday 15 November from 2.30-4pm to learn about our new guides covering what planning designations for...

Webinar14:3016:00

4
Nov
2023

Growing For Change Sessions: Measuring Biodiversity + Bioblitz a Garden

In this training series, inspired by Capital Growth's Growing For Change campaign we will learn methods to measure...

In person event10:0013:00

Training from our network


Grow Your Own Herbs Masterclass

Hackney Herbal Garden, 1 Trowbridge Road, London E9 5LD

19 May 2024

This informative workshop will be a mix of theory and practical activities to give you all the knowledge you need to feel confident about growing your own herbs. It is suitable for complete beginners and those who already have some gardening or growing experience. We will cover: Growing herbs in different settings; Propagation, How to care for the soil and for your plants using organic methods, Harvesting and Preserving your harvest.

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Make Your Own Natural Fertiliser

The Vine Road Pavillion, Vine Road Recreation Ground, Vine Road, Barnes

10 Jun 2024

Join us at the Community Growing Project on Monday 10th June as we celebrate Great Big Green Week! Make and take home your own natural fertiliser and pest repellent! During this session, we will be looking at how to swap chemicals for natural alternatives in the garden. Find out how to make a nutritious fertiliser out of nettles, how to re-purpose your coffee grounds to feed your plants and how to deter pests using a few common store cupboard ingredients. Families are welcome at this activity.

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Summer talks: Earthworms and How to Help Them

The Vine Road Pavillion, Vine Road Recreation Ground, Vine Road, Barnes

15 Jun 2024 | Free

At this free talk in June, we will welcome James Skillicorn for an informative and humorous discussion on earthworms. James will demonstrate how to set up and look after a wormery, and demonstrate how worms can turn household food waste into fabulous compost. He will talk about the environmental importance of earthworms and what we can do to help them. There will be a chance to get involved in some hands-on activities, and plenty of time for questions. Families are welcome.

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