Get Growing Courses 2018

This year Food4families will be running 6 seperate 'Get Growing'  modules, on the second Saturday of the month starting on 10th February running from 10 am - 12 noon including a light refreshment break.

The sessions cost £15 each or sign up for 4 for £50.

See below for timings, location and topics.

10th February - Planning Your Veg Patch 

This session will cover all you need to know to get started growing fruit and veg in your garden or allotment. and includes a tour of the edible forest roof garden at Reading International Solidarity Centre.

Location: RISC

35-39 London Street

Reading RG1 4PS


10th March - Seed sowing/propagation

Location:Food4families Training Base

South Reading New Directions

330 Northumberland Av

Reading RG2 8DH


14th April - Maintenance - soil care, weeding, watering and mulching

Location: tbc


12th May - Composting

Location: tbc


9th June - Pests & Diseases

Location: tbc


14th July - Harvesting & seed saving

Location: Erleigh Road Community Garden

St Lukes Parish Ha;;

Erleigh Road

East Reading


Book online via

Or get in touch with Sharon on 01189586692 or at if you would like to book.