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Great Big Green Week at Gibside: plant a salad

Drop in to learn more about growing your own food and plant seeds to grow a salad at home.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Drop in to make your own recycled newspaper plant pot and plant seeds to grow a summer salad. Available seeds to choose from may include lettuce, rocket, radishes, pea shoots and edible flowers. Take home your plant pot, pop it on your windowsill and watch your creation grow. Adults and children of all ages welcome. Drop in on the day, no booking required. Free, normal admission applies.

Great Big Green Week is the UK’s biggest ever celebration of community action to tackle climate change and protect nature. This year it runs from Saturday 8 June to Sunday 16 June, and the theme is swaps. At Gibside, we’re empowering you to make simple swaps and grow your own seasonal produce.

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Prices

Event ticket prices

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

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The basics

Suitability

Children and adults of all ages welcome.

Meeting point

These events will take place in the Walled Garden at Gibside.

What to bring and wear

Please bear in mind that this workshop takes place outside. We recommend weather appropriate clothing and shoes.

Accessibility

The Walled Garden is accessible by wheelchair. Gibside shuttle bus may be available on the day, please ask at Visitor Reception.

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