Grow Your Own Courses

Grow Your Own Courses

Growing the Future is here to help you grow your own food successfully!

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Hands on courses

Hands on courses

Whether you are a complete beginner or a seasoned grower - we can teach you how!

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Grow your own vegetables in Wales

NEW Book available now!

The new 'Growing your own vegetables in Wales' book is now available to buy ONLINE!

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FREE online resources

FREE Online resources

A wide range of topics you can learn online through a mixture of informal videos, animations and downloadable hand outs

Wales is growing...... get growing with us

@GTFCymru: Bank Holiday gardening? FREE downloads, videos and tips at - over 20 topics

@GTFCymru: RT @optimwm: @AllotmentRob @The_RHS @sarahwollaston for those who need a little helping hand, 22 garden related courses @GTFCymru http://t.…

@GTFCymru: Upcoming courses at Growing the Future... -

@GTFCymru: Unusual edibles anyone? Great session to expand your growing horizons Fri 29th May @walesbotanic more details/booking

@GTFCymru: Find out natural ways to control garden pests Thurs 28 May in Cardiff - book using the link or call 01558 667100

Parsnip Soup

Latest Recipes

Spicy Parsnip Soup

These root veg and can be sown in March/April. Parsnips like the soil to be a little warmer so use a cloche and leave in place until the seedlings have developed.

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Gardening is the best medicine for Sam

For many years depression has been treated with medication, but unfortunately this is not always effective for everyone. During the last year research has proved that gardening is a safe and effective way to tackle depression, with the suggestion that people developing their green fingers helps them to cope with depression.

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Growing the Future is here to help you grow your own food successfully


We do this by offering training and information to you, close to where you live. All our trainers have years of experience growing their own food, and will share their top tips and vital advice with you. Trainers are based throughout Wales, at various organisations that partner us in this exciting work.

At the heart of the Growing the Future project, is the National Botanic Garden of Wales, where the project is managed.

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