FREE Gardening Courses for 2018

Our 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.

Our 2019 course dates will be available soon.  Please see below the courses that we covered in 2018. 

February 17th 2018- Getting Ready for Spring
Including seed sowing techniques and potato chitting

March 10th 2018- Spring Is Here!
Including applying fertilisers and planting potatoes.

April 14th 2018 – Sowing For Summer
With a demonstration of sowing courgette seeds in the greenhouse and mange-tout peas directly into the soil.

May 12th 2018 – Keep The Veggies Coming!
Get a detailed look at how to keep a steady supply of crops by successional sowings.

June 16th 2018 – Pests, Get Off My Vegetables!
Including a detailed look at pests and diseases.

July 14th 2018 – Bumper Crops of Soft Fruit
Including a detailed look at growing strawberries and raspberries.

August 18th 2018 – All About Trained Fruit
Includes how to prune trained top fruit (apples, pears & stone fruit).

November 10th 2018 – 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.