Wish you could grow more fruit and veg at home? Stroll along to 13 Abbey View Road, St Albans, AL3 4QL this Saturday 4th June – drop-in anytime between 3-5pm.
It’s free! It will inspire you! It will be a great afternoon out…
Come along on your own, or bring a friend – have a look around the garden, talk to the gardener if you want to find out more. Get some tips and advice on how to grow various vegetables and fruit – and come away with some new ideas on how to design your own fruit and veg patch at home!
St Albans unique Open Food Gardens are ideal for beginners and more experienced gardeners alike! This very popular summer programme has food gardens big and small, across the district from Harpenden to Wheathampstead and in-between!
It kicks off this Saturday with a mature garden with a great view of the Abbey.
The top part of the rear garden is mainly given over to flowers, lawn and a seating area, plus rhubarb, herbs and two plum trees. At the far end the owners grow a wide variety of fruit (mainly soft fruits, plus a vine) and vegetables (including potatoes, broad beans, spinach, carrots, leeks, parsnips and onions).
The garden features use of various reclaimed materials, a tumbler composter and several water tanks and butts.
For more information about parking, wheelchair access, bikes and dogs please click here.
Free – donations of £2 suggested – all monies go to Transition St Albans.
For photos and information about the full 2016 Open Food Gardens summer programme click here