centre holds weekend of events dedicated to spuds!
in the Burnham-On-Sea area who are interested in picking up information
about how to grow one of the nation's favourite vegetables are
being invited to a free event at Brent Knoll's Sanders Garden
World this weekend.
centre is holding its annual 'Grow Your Own Potatoes Weekend'
on February 18th and 19th when visitors will be able to learn
all about spuds and the benefits of growing them.
Burks, General Manager of Sanders Garden World in Brent Knoll,
said: "Our team of horticultural experts will be on hand
throughout the event to give visitors lots of complimentary advice.
Everyone is welcome, whether they are an experienced vegetable
grower or a novice."
the weekend, there will be free information and workshops on selecting,
planting, caring for and harvesting potatoes.
continued: "We will also be running our potato modelling
competition for children. Youngsters will be challenged to create
weird and wonderful creatures and people from potatoes. The closing
date for entries is 12 noon on Sunday, February 19th."
very rewarding growing your own potatoes and once you have tasted
your own home-grown, freshly harvested spuds you will understand
how amazing it is. Fresh potatoes are also packed with vitamin
C and are very good for you."
Daniel Taylor, Garden Centre Assistant at Sanders Garden World,
with some of the potato varieties on show