Twilight Gardening – July & August 2018

Join us on Tuesday evenings in late July and August for a series of Twilight Gardening sessions. Each week we will explore a different topic, learning how to grow something edible (see the full schedule below).

The sessions will run from 6:30pm to approximately 9pm. We will start with a cup of tea or coffee and a bit of learning, then do some practical gardening (sowing, transplanting, weeding, harvesting and everything in between) and finally, we’ll all sit down together for a simple, but delicious homemade evening meal.

We hope this will be a super fun way for us to share some of the things we have learned developing The Edible Flower Kitchen Garden and bring together gardening amateurs and enthusiasts for a lovely evening of gardening, learning and having lots of craic.

These workshops are inspired by the Twilight Gardening Sessions run by The Skip Garden in King’s Cross where Erin worked as the cafe chef and Jo was a frequent volunteer. Thanks to everyone at The Skip Garden for all the inspiration!

Buy tickets for Twilight Gardening @ The Edible Flower

The time: from 6:30 to 9pm on Tuesday evenings from Tuesday 17 July to Tuesday 21 August 2018.
The place: The Edible Flower, 121 Middle Road, Saintfield, Co. Down, BT24 7LS. We’ll mostly be working outside, so come wrapped up and bring a pair of gardening gloves if you have them.
The refreshments: We’ll provide simple refreshments at the workshops. Tea or coffee on arrival and dinner afterwards. All the meals will be veggie friendly but please let us know when booking if you are vegetarian or have any other dietary requirements. 
The cost:
£20 (plus a £0.50 booking fee) for each workshop or £100 (plus a £2.50 booking fee) for all 6 workshops. Please buy tickets in advance so we know how many are attending and can plan the weekly workshops accordingly.
The plan: The 6 workshops will cover the following topics:

Week 1 – Tuesday 17 July 2018 – Salad Leaves
Week 2 – Tuesday 24 July 2018 – Making Compost
Week 3 – Tuesday 31 July 2018 – Asian Greens and Simple Herbs
Week 4 – Tuesday 7 August 2018 – Tomatoes and other Greenhouse Crops
Week 5 – Tuesday 14 August 2018 – Courgettes and other Edible Flowers!
Week 6 – Tuesday 21 August 2018 – The Kitchen Garden Party (a wee celebration to say thanks to everyone for all their help)

The practical gardening activities will depend on what jobs need to be done in the kitchen garden that week. I’m sure we will cover many more topics than those listed above.Buy tickets for Twilight Gardening @ The Edible Flower

Cancellation Policy: If you need to cancel your booking, for whatever reason, please let us know as soon as possible. For full details of our cancellation policy please click here.

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