Introduction to Growing Tomatoes with Michael Kelly (Various Dates)

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9:30am - 12:30pm 2019

There is nothing better than home grown, garden fresh tomatoes. When you grow your own, it always tastes better.  

This course is designed to give you the skills you need to be successful your 1st time or your 20th time planting tomatoes in your garden. Both the beginner and the expert will benefit from this in-depth look at tomato gardening with Michael Kelly from GROW COOK EAT TV Show. 

On the day, you will enjoy a delicious, award-winning, home-grown HQ lunch cooked by our award winning Head Chef JB Dubois.

*Please note that you do not need to attend part 1 in order to attend part 2.

Part 1 will include

Overview of how to grow tomatoes

Choosing varieties

Practical work -

  • How to sow seeds
  • How to transplant tomato plants
  • Soil preparation
  • Deciding where to grow them
  • Container growing

Part 2 will include

  • Practical work on tomato plants in the greenhouse
  • How to water tomato plants
  • Feeding tomato plants, making comfrey tea
  • Side-shooting tomatoes
  • Harvesting and Handling Gluts
  • Recipes for tomato sauce, ketchup and sun-drying

On the day, you will enjoy a delicious, award-winning, home-grown HQ lunch cooked by our award winning Head Chef JB Dubois.

Contact us for more information on 051 584422

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