A workers' cooperative growing food on London's edge in the Lea Valley

Growing and looking after grape vines

A one day course on Saturday 28 February 2014, 9.30am-4pm

at Organiclea’s Hawkwood Plant Nursery,

115 Hawkwood Crescent, Chingford, E4 7UH.


This one day course is for people who would like to grow grapes or who already grow them on a small scale.

There will be practical work and demonstrations in the Hawkwood vineyard as well as classroom-based sessions on the following topics:

  • the annual growth cycle of the grape vine,
  • working with the grape vine from infancy to maturity,
  • propagating and planting vines,
  • pruning and growth training,
  • tool use.

The course is led by Marko Bojcun who has been growing vines and making wine in London for over 20 years. He is an experienced tutor and a member of Organiclea.

Please bring a packed lunch and wear suitable outdoor footwear and clothing.

Course fee: £60/£40/£20.

For full details on fees, registration and directions please visit the Organiclea website at:

https://www.organiclea.org.uk or call on 020 8524 4994

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