Polytunnel Growing

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Sunday, 26/3/2017

10.00-16.30

Cost: €60,  Lunch included

Tutors: Selvi Iyilikci and John Conway

A polytunnel is an excellent addition to a garden. It extends the growing season and enables a year-round harvest. This one day course includes topics such as site selection, soil preparation and advice on how to erect a tunnel. This day will focus on using the indoor space to grow early crops such as early potatoes and carrots as well as summer crops such as tomatoes,basil and peppers. We will have a look at sowing times, suitable vegetable varieties and tunnel maintenance. Other topics covered: Creating fertile soil and pest and disease management.plytunnel pic

Selvi and John have been building up a successful market garden over the past few years, are selling on farmers markets and are running a veggie box scheme.

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