Events

Saturday, 13 April 2019

Knockholt Art Club

10:00 - 16:00

Another group of local artists with an abundance of talent.  On display all weekend. Make sure you have a wander and admire the talent.

Sunday, 14 April 2019

Knockholt Art Club

10:00 - 16:00

Another group of local artists with an abundance of talent.  On display all weekend. Make sure you have a wander and admire the talent.

Thursday, 25 April 2019

Coolings Nursery Tour

11:00 - 12:00

Would you like to see our Nursery at Work?

Join us at 11am on Thursday 25th April 2019 for a FREE guided tour of
our production Nursery.

You will be taken around our glasshouses by a senior member of the production team and we will show you how we manage to get 40,000 plants through our production cycle a week, as well as sharing our scheduling methods with you. It’s a great way to meet our team, see the machinery in operation, watch us potting up and see the work we do up close and personal.

The tours are free of charge, no need to book just pop along on the day and let reception know you are here.

Don’t worry, if you can’t make this particular date we are also running shorter tours every Saturday and Sunday during May 2019 at 11am. Again, just pop along on the day, no need to book.


Private tours available on request, for more information please contact:
Ian Hazon at ianhazon@coolings.co.uk or 01959 532269.

Saturday, 27 April 2019

How to be a Successful Gardener

09:30 - 12:30

How to be a Successful Gardener
Tutor: Neil Bone

Cost: £199 per (10 week) module(prices include 10% Family Card discount)

Module 2- Wildlife and environmentally friendly gardening

This module starts Saturday 12th January 2019 9.30am - 12.30pm (spaces available) 10 weeks.

• Friend or foe – enemies and allies in the natural world
• Wildlife and wildlife havens
• Plant choice and wildlife – gardens significant impact on nature
• Sustainable gardening 
• Gardening in a changing climate
• Peat-free growing 
• Sustainable design
• Within these four walls – how to reuse and recycle in the garden.

Module 3- Growing your own vegetables

This module starts on Saturday 27th April 9.30am - 12.30pm (spaces available) 10 weeks.

• Planning your vegetable garden – when and what to sow
• Preparing the ground
• Use of fertilisers and compost – including green manures
• Sowing and planting
• Pests and disease monitoring and management
• Harvesting and avoiding gluts
• Gardens and your well-being
• Herbs for eating
• Plants for medicinal interest


Should you have any further queries relating to this course please telephone Linda Magee at Coolings Nurseries Ltd on 01959 532269 or Email:lindamagee@coolings.co.uk

To book, please visit www.coolings.co.uk/education.

If you are interested in any of our courses that are currently full please contact us to join the waiting list. If there is sufficient interest then we will always consider running another course.

 

Food & Produce Market (Keep it Local Events)

09:00 - 13:00

Organised by the Keep it Local team who created the popular craft fairs at Coolings, there will be all your regular favourite stalls as well as some additional producers selling fresh, locally sourced or made foods. Tip top fresh meat, fish, bread and cakes, fruit and vegetables grown for flavour rather than volume, juicy jams and chutneys and varieties of locally brewed beers are just some of the delights you will find here.

Free to attend.

Extra Information: Organised by the Keep it Local team. The market runs from 9am to 1pm every fourth Saturday of the month. Except for December.

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