Edible Garden show – win tickets today!
I’ve promised myself that I will get ahead in the garden this year.
Usually, my neighbour’s harvest is over and mine is just beginning thanks to my procrastination (I blame it on the clay soil!)
However, true to my promise I now have first early potatoes and broad beans in the soil.
This week I’ll be sowing tomatoes and some herbs indoors.
If you’re getting excited by the prospect of what to grow this year then I have just the thing for you!
“The Edible Garden Show” is the ultimate Grow Your Own event. It takes place at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire from 16-18th March and features exhibits and demonstrations from top chefs, gardeners and experts. And what’s more, thanks to Ecover, I have a pair of tickets to give away for Saturday March 17th.
It’s your chance to see, try and buy the latest products, get tips and advice, watch demonstrations, get involved in potting and planting or just relax with your family.
Whether you’re interested in seeds, compost, machinery, chickens, sheds or polytunnels; the Edible Garden Show has everything you need for a successful ‘Good Life’ this year.
At the show, Ecover will be unveiling its state-of-the-art electric van. This will be the van’s first outing before it embarks on a Feel Good tour of the UK. You can find Ecover at stand 320 in Hall 2; where you can pick up some free samples and help choose a name for the van.
Like their cleaning products, the Ecover electric van demonstrates the benefits of using green methods of power. Peter Rosier, Events Manager for Ecover, comments: “As fuel costs rise and our sense of ecology increases, electric vehicles are becoming more and more attractive to consumers. By bringing the van to the show, we wanted to educate visitors on the benefits of eco alternatives and encourage them to Feel Good in their lifestyle choices”.
Here are some of the people you can learn from at the Edible Garden Show:
James Wong – Ecover’s Wellbeing expert and Ethnobotanist
James is on a mission to tempt us all to become more adventurous in the garden and will be sharing planting ideas and seasonal advice.
Pippa Greenwood – celebrity gardener
Pippa has a passion for plants and home-grown produce. She will be sharing her specialist knowledge of grow your own, plants, pests and diseases.
Paul Peacock – Self sufficiency expert
Paul walks the talk by growing his own home-grown produce and living the good life.
Rachel Green – Award winning chef
Rachel has a passion for cooking with local and seasonal produce and is known for her lively cookery demonstrations.
The edible garden show website is packed full of great information; check out James Wong’s tips on growing your own pesticides and fertilisers or Rachel’s pea, pear and watercress soup.
Fancy a day out for free?
How to win
Either leave a comment below
or copy and tweet this:
#win tickets to the @ediblegardensho #growyourown event from @EcoverUK http://tinyurl.com/8xm9gwr
I’ll choose a winner at random on Wednesday to make sure you get your tickets in plenty of time!
Best of luck!
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