Currant Growing & Pruning: Saturday 24th February 2024

Currants (including blackcurrants, gooseberries, redcurrants and jostaberries) may be small, but they pack a real nutrition punch. Rarely found in supermarkets, currants are easy to grow and, with the right care, can give excellent yields of fruit over many years. Their bright jewel colours add a zing to many recipes!
Led by Sarah Foss, RHS qualified, experienced fruit grower and tutor.
– Learn about types of currants, planting, training and pruning
– Practical experience in winter pruning a variety of currant bushes
– Common pests & diseases and how to reduce damage without resorting to chemical sprays

Whether you have currants already and would like to know how best to take care of them, or you are wondering where to start, there will be something for you in this popular winter workshop.

Held at: Carshalton Community Allotment, SM5 2PW
Date: 24th February 2023
Time: 10.30am – 3pm
Price: £35
If you have any problems with the booking or payment process please email food@ecolocal.org.uk . We will email you to confirm your space.

For further questions/details please email: food@ecolocal.org.uk