Growing winter veg - online webinar
Now is the time to plan and consider your winter growing space. There is no need to put your garden to bed over the winter. With a little forward planning, you can produce food all year round!
This online webinar will show you that there is more to winter than swedes and leeks and will introduce you to the wide array of exciting crops that can be grown. We will also show you ways of getting around the ‘hungry gap’ period by looking at different protected cropping methods.
- Be aware of which crops can grow over winter and when to sow and plant them out
- Understand the concept of the hungry gap and ways of growing plants to supply that period
- Recognise various over winter salad crops and how to grow them
- Be aware of the various types of protected cropping and their properties
Skill level: Beginners to intermediate
Course leader: Anton Rosenfeld
Anton has been with Garden Organic for 16 years. His work has ranged from projects with commercial field-scale growers to small-scale community gardens and allotments. He has worked as a grower, runs many training courses and regularly writes for Grow Your Own and Kitchen Garden magazine. He has a passion for soils, composting and growing veg from a wide range of cultures and horizons.
Our webinar will have an informal, relaxed learning environment with plenty of opportunity for interaction. We will also provide a full set of notes and handouts.