The Alnwick Garden
Courses that are running at Widehaugh House this month:
Basic Veg: Fri 20th April 10-3.30pm
Never sown a seed in your life? Starting with how to set out a vegetable plot, this course will cover all aspects of basic vegetable growing and get you producing all manner of expensive to purchase veggies from rocket to sugar snap peas. Depart with seeds sown and the confidence to produce a successful first harvest.
Grow Your Own Cut Flowers: Thurs 26th April 10-3.30pm
Tubs of tulips, goblets of gladioli and buckets full of blooms – this course provides all the info needed to start growing your own cut flowers at home or on an allotment. Starting from the basics of choosing a suitable site and setting out the patch, to the excitement of choosing suitable flowers to grow and their maintenance throughout the year. The course culminates in a demonstration by a local florist of practical ways to showcase your wonderful harvest.
The Virgin Gardener: Tues 1st May 10-3.30pm
First house / first garden – daunted? Don’t be. This intensive course will give you the confidence to start a garden from scratch or adapt an inherited one to suit your style. We’ll discover the delights of propagation and pruning, ’shake hands with your soil’ and identify plants that will flourish in your garden.