Last minute preparations for the Organic Gardening Course

Joanne and Tom have been making last minute preparations for the Organic Gardening Course to be held at the farm this Saturday 7th September. Here is Tom preparing to show soil samples under the microscope – soil really is quite amazingly beautiful!

Our very own mad scientist, Tom in action!

Our very own mad scientist, Tom in action!

He also prepared a “stomatal print” from a leaf that we’ll look at under the microscope during the course to understand the science behind the pores on a plant’s leaves, as well as cutting germinating broad beans open to better understand germination, not to mention food dye and celery….

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But along with the fun science we will, of course,  also be looking at more directly practical things such as how to supply crops through the year, and how to take good care of the soil, the best way to sow seeds and take care of young plants, protect them from bests and much more!

Cold Frames: A simple but effective way to protect young plants!

Cold Frames: A simple but effective way to protect young plants!

There are still some place available, so do book your place here now!

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