Cold Winter, Warm Spring Terms and New Courses!

Komatsuna seedlings in the Urban Veg Greenhouse

Komatsuna seedlings

It’s all getting a bit brrrrr right now but there’s still lots to do for your veg plot and Garden Organic have a great guide.

If you’re not out in the garden, you may be inside doing important planning, so whilst you’re snuggling up to a warm cuppa have a look at our new list of courses. We have a variety of short and long courses and there will be more added soon, so keep an eye on this website!

If you would like more information about the courses, project or facilities please email or call using the details below or Follow+ this site by entering your email in the bottom right corner tab.

Happy Holidays and Best Wishes from Urban Veg!

6 Week Courses

Beginners Guide to Bee Keeping – Every Monday evening 7.30-9pm starting 14th January (£40)

How to Get More From Your Urban Veg Patch – Every Wednesday 10am-2pm starting 13th March (£95)

Introduction to Urban Food Growing – Every Monday 10am-12pm starting 8th April 2013 (£45)

Short Courses

Willow Weaving Basic Baskets – One day, 10am-5.30pm, Saturday 2nd Feb OR Saturday 2nd March (£35)

How to Graft the Perfect Fruit Tree for Your Patch – One day, 10am-4pm Friday 8th March (£35)

Beginners Guide to Keeping Urban Chickens – One day, 10am-4pm, Saturday 23rd March (£30)

Small Productive Gardens – One day, 10am-4pm Saturday 13th April (£30)

How to Build An Earth Oven – Two days, Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th April (£60)

Book by emailing urbanveg@contacts.bham.ac.uk or telephone 0121 415 8668 during Winterbourne House and Garden’s opening hours.

If you are looking for some gardening experience for the CV or just needing some ground to dig, we are looking for volunteers to work alongside us on Wednesdays and Sundays. Please get in touch if you’d like an application form urbanveg@contacts.bham.ac.uk