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Online vegetable growing course to be streamed from Great Dixter

Published: May 6, 2020 at 3:15 pm

The Great Dixter gardener-chef Aaron Bertelsen will host an online lecture on growing fruit and vegetables in pots

A new online lecture with chef and gardener Aaron Bertelsen is to take place online this May.

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Great Dixter, the one-time East Sussex home of Christopher Lloyd, started up its online lecture series in April and continues with this latest instalment.

Aaron will deliver a lecture based on his new book Grow Fruit and Vegetables in Pots on 14 May on Zoom. To book a place, head to the Great Dixter website.

In the lecture, Aaron will take viewers through the process of growing food in pots and developing your own container gardening produce. Aaron is a columnist for Gardens Illustrated magazine, offering monthly tasks and inspiration. Read his April Gardening Jobs to Do list here and subscribe to the magazine to read the column in full.

Read Aaron's piece on growing vegetables and fruit in pots on Gardens Illustrated.

The lecture is the latest in the series, which also includes one from Fergus Garrett on layered planting for the season. There will be a repeat of this lecture, originally delivered on 22 April, on Saturday 9 May at 9am for Japanese and Australasian time zones.


To sign up for the lectures, head to


Daisy Bowie-Sell is digital editor of Gardens Illustrated. She has previously worked as a journalist for publications including the Daily Telegraph, WhatsOnStage and Time Out London


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