FREE Gardening Courses for 2017

We have the dates of our 2017 FREE gardening courses in Patrick’s Patch.

Growing Veg Advice Growing Fruit Advice Outdoor Plant Advice

Join us for one of our FREE and exciting Patrick’s Patch Gardening Courses where you will receive inspirational ideas and advice for your garden from our gardening expert Martin Perry.

February 18th 2017- Getting Ready for Spring
Including seed sowing techniques and potato chitting

March 11th 2017 – Spring Is Here!
Including applying fertilisers and planting potatoes.

April 8th 2017 – Sowing For Summer
With a demonstration of sowing courgette seeds in the greenhouse and mange-tout peas directly into the soil.

May 6th 2017 – Keep The Veggies Coming!
Get a detailed look at how to keep a steady supply of crops by successional sowings.

June 17th 2017 – Pests, Get Off My Vegetables!
Including a detailed look at pests and diseases.

July 15th 2017 – Bumper Crops of Soft Fruit
Including a detailed look at growing strawberries and raspberries.

August 19th 2017 – All About Trained Fruit
Includes how to prune trained top fruit (apples, pears & stone fruit).

November 4th 2017 – The Autumn Vegetable Garden
Including a detailed look at soil improvement.

All our courses are free to attend – just turn up on the day for a 10.00 start and we aim to finish around 12pm.