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Forest Gardening Award (Level 2) Online

63/66 Hatton Garden, Fifth Floor Suite 23, London, EC1N 8LE.

22 Apr 2024 | Accredited

This seven month accredited online course featuring the videos of forest gardening expert Martin Crawford, provides the skills needed to design, create and manage a forest garden. We have some great guest speakers at our online tutorials including Pippa Chapman, Alan Carter & Rootsman Rakesh who’ll be sharing their experience of forest gardening in the UK, plus Orchard Project colleagues Lewis McNeill, Jo Homan and Witchhazel Wildwood will also be teaching about Soil, Survey and Design.


How to Run a Community Gardening Session for Volunteers w/ Permablitz London

Kentish Town City Farm, 1 Cressfield Cl, London NW5 4BN

9 May 2024

Join us in Kentish Town City Farm's beautiful garden, as Kayode and Susannah from Permablitz London guide us through their processes for bringing together groups of volunteers. Outcomes: Designing a volunteer session to include more than a series of practical tasks Planning in learning outcomes to volunteer gardening sessions How to create a welcoming atmosphere where everyone can contribute When: 10am-4pm, Thursday 9th May 2024 Cost: £20 per organisation*


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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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.

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