Enjoy a green fingered spring

Calling all Londoners! Spring has finally sprung and it’s time to embrace the outdoors with Capital Growth.

Capital Growth trainer Julie Riehl by Caroline Teo

Capital Growth trainer Julie Riehl by Caroline Teo

Published: 27 Apr 2018

Learn about urban food growing and running community gardens with hands-on sessions in gardens across London.

The spring/summer training sessions continue up until the end of June and are covering four key themes:

  • Urban food growing: Starting from the basics to get it right
  • Growing enterprise: Focussing on enterprising ideas and selling produce
  • Get children growing: Engaging children and young people outdoors
  • Grow for it! Learn something new or unusual

Whether you’d like to hone your knowledge of wild edibles on a guided foraging walk, find out how to keep pests at bay with companion planting or learn about social and therapeutic horticulture, Capital Growth has a class for you.

Each 2-3 hour class is just £15 for Capital Growth members and London Food Link supporters, and £30 for eveyone else.

A taster of upcoming classes

  • Foraging walk, talk and taste: hone your skills for a new season
    Saturday 28 April: 10.30am - 1.30pm. Edible Landscapes London, N4 1BY
  • Natural pest management and companion planting
    Thursday 3 May: 6.00 – 8.00pm. Sydenham Gardens, SE23 2LW
  • Understanding soil life, composting and wormeries
    Wednesday 9 May: 6.00 – 8.00pm. The Regent’s Park, NW1 4NR
  • Creating and maintaining beautiful communal gardens
    Saturday 12 May: 10.30am – 1.30pm. POP Brixton and Brixton Orchard, SW9 8PQ