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Horticulture event for crofters

Horticulture event for crofters

A practical one-day event looking at soils, fertilisers and rotations for horticultural crops.

The day will include outdoor practical sessions including soil physical assessment, crop rotations for polytunnels, and placement of windbreaks and shelters.

Speakers include Audrey Litterick (Audrey Litterick Consulting) and Donald Murdie (Gatrigill), authors of Horticulture: A Handbook for Crofters.

Free to land managers; £40 + VAT to others. Booking is required for catering purposes. Call David on 0131 666 2474 or contact us for more info.

Funded by The Scottish Government & The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development with partner funding from QMS, Forestry Commission Scotland, Innovative Farmers & The Prince of Wales’s Charitable Foundation.

Organic Catch up
We’re inviting anyone interested in organic to an informal catch up chat at the end of the event. We will have a quick update on the Scottish Organic Forums, Organic Ambitions Action plan, Soil Association Scotland activities and any questions you may have.