Grow Your Own Weekend: 4th & 5th May

Join us at Woburn Sands and Millets Farm for a weekend celebrating all things Grow Your Own! 

With fantastic offers on 'Grow Your Own' all weekend plus unusual and new varieties sourced from far afield you won't want to miss out.  PLUS the first 100 children to visit us over the weekend will get a FREE packed of Grow Your Own seeds!

Learn to Grow Your Own Drinks

Plus, on Saturday 4th May at Woburn Sands and Sunday 5th May at Millets Farm drop in and learn how to make the most delicious ‘Grow Your Own’ drinks with ‘The Two Thirsty Gardeners’ authors of the book ‘Brew it Yourself’ between 12-3pm during our Grow Your Own Weekend.  The following FREE samples will be available.

• Cucumber and mint cooler cocktail

• Fruit syrups including rhubarb and blackcurrant

• Rosemary and coriander beer

• Home grown teas including mint, sage and lemon balm

Meet the Two Thirsty Gardeners

Rich and Nick began making their own cider in 2008, pilfering apples from anyone with a tree and fermenting them in Rich’s garden shed. Four years later they acquired a neglected, overgrown allotment plot strewn with litter and without a patch of bare earth in sight. The first thing to get planted was an apple tree… 

Check out their website for their battles with voracious slugs, destructive weeds and unexplained yeast infections as they produce a fresh vegetable harvest and turn some of the fruits of their labour into alcohol.