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Great Big Green Week - 'Home Grown'

Discover how easy it is to grow fruit and vegetables at home, even in small spaces.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

The Garden team at Acorn Bank will be sharing tips and tricks for growing fruit and vegetables in small spaces that everyone can try. Mini ten minute talks and demonstrations will run each day, showing how easy it can be to have a go at growing edible plants at home.

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This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

Suitability

Children are welcome.

Meeting point

Outside the Dovecote, or at the fruit and veg beds in the Top Orchard.

Accessibility

Talks taking place at the Dovecote are fully accessible. Some talks will take place in the Top Orchard where paths are grassed, with some small slopes. Following heavy or persistent rain, grass surfaces can be very soft.

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