The Edible Garden – Growing edible plants in containers

McHattie Room, Saughton Park, Edinburgh

You may think that if you don't have an allotment or only have a very small garden, you won't be able to grow any fruit and veg.  This workshop will take you through growing edible plants in containers - what type of container, what crops are best for containers; watering and feeding. This workshop will […]

The Edible Garden – Recycling Organic Matter

McHattie Room, Saughton Park, Edinburgh

This workshop will concentrate on recycling organic matter. We will talk through making compost; getting the mix right; hot and cold composting; tumblers; wormeries; bokashi; making leafmould, choosing soil improvers and mulching. We will be indoors for the bulk of this class, in the McHattie Room at Saughton Park. The class will run from 10am […]

The Edible Garden – Weeds

Saughton Park, Edinburgh Edinburgh, United Kingdom

This workshop will explain the different types of weeds that we see in our gardens and how they can be useful to us - they can tell us about our soil and some can be turned into useful fertilisers. This workshop will be held at Saughton Park. The class will run from 10am - 12noon. […]

The Edible Garden – Propagation; plants for free!

Saughton Park, Edinburgh Edinburgh, United Kingdom

One of our favourites - how to get more plants for free! This workshop will show you the different types of plant propagation (cuttings, division etc) and explain why each is used. This workshop will be held at Saughton Park. The class will run from 10am - 12noon. Cost of this workshop is: Members £25.00 […]