Friday, 23 September 2011

Community Garden News


PRE HARVEST FESTIVAL:
WEEKEND WORKSHOP SPECIALS!
Its just two weeks til our big Harvest Festival, taking place in collaboration with NVA on Saturday 8th October from 12-4pm. In preparation for Harvest there will be special workshops taking place in the garden on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd October. 
 
CREATIVE CONTAINERS
SATURDAY 1st and SUNDAY 2nd October, 1-4pm Glasgow’s streets and lanes are often cluttered with junk. Why not turn some of that waste into pots to be proud of?  Includes an urban forage for waste materials and the chance to enter your container into our Harvest Festival's creative container competition. Please let us know if you are coming by reserving your space in advance.

SATURDAY 1st OCT 1pm-4pmContainer growing tips 
Urban forage for suitable materials
Cleaning and preparing your containers
 
SUNDAY 2nd OCT 1-4pmDesigning and decorating your containers
How to look after your plants and containers
Ideas for building more containers after the course
 
ABOUT THE COURSE
• practical hands-on course with materials provided or foraged on the day.
• to get the most out of the course you need to be able to attend both sessions.
• please wear sturdy shoes and warm/waterproof clothing
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TO RESERVE YOUR PLACEEmail us back with your name, address/postcode, telephone number.
 
Sunday 2nd October 3-4pm 
Model clay oven workshop
In the lead up to the big day, Stephen Skrynka will be running a FREE family friendly workshop exploring the key techniques used to build a pizza oven, and you will have the chance to make your own mini model oven out of clay to take home. No booking needed, just come along. More details about the workshop and other NVA pizza related activity attached!
 
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Tim Cowen
Project Manager (p/t)
 
Woodlands Community Garden
and Energy Awareness Hub
 
Tel 07919 505256
 

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