Beginning a forest garden - October 2022, Huntly

Saturday, 15 October 2022 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM BST

Portsoy Rd, Huntly, Aberdeenshire, AB54 4SJ, United Kingdom

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Saturday, 15 October 2022 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM BST

Aller Croft, Portsoy Rd, Huntly, Aberdeenshire, AB54 4SJ, United Kingdom.

This one day course will cover the practical steps involved in starting a new forest garden, including understanding your site, planning your garden, access, starting a nursery bed, ground preparation and plant propagation and aquisition. The course will be held at Aller Croft near Huntly.

Most of the day will be spent outside so dress for the weather. Soup and bread will be provided for lunch.

To find the venue, don't follow Google's directions, which will take you to the Forest and Land Scotland office a bit down the road. See the pin on the map below or follow these directions:

From the A96, once you've turned onto the Portsoy Rpad you'll pass: sign to Castle Hotel (right), FLS office (left), Dykeside (right), we're the next on the RIGHT - homemade wooden sign (lay-by on opposite side of the road).

Cancellation policy

There is a £2 cancellation charge to cover registration costs. If you need to cancel, please do so as far as possible in advance to give someone else a chance to take the place. If I have to cancel a full refund will be given. 

Alan Carter is the author of 'A Food Forest In Your Garden' and the website

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