Plant nursery at Pen Dinas, veg seedlings and perennials for sale

With the winter finally receding we are at that lovely time of year when all the seedlings are sprouting and its time to think of the garden again. Emma and the horticulture team have been really busy germinating seedlings both for our garden here and Newtown and for sale.

To that end we now have peas, broad beans and lettuce seedlings for sale at £2 a tray from Pen Dinas. Please do drop by any weekday if you would like to purchase something. there will be more choice and more mature plants available each week from now on. We also have comfrey plants, currents, elder and some ornamentals available as well.

the start of the Get-Growing plant nursery

The start of the Get-Growing plant nursery – these are mainly edible and ornamental perennials

Lettuce seedlings are up in one of the raised beds at Pen Dinas

Lettuce seedlings are up in one of the raised beds at Pen Dinas – this one has been covered in fleece for some extra warmth

First seedlngs for sale from Get-Growing

First seedlings for sale from Get-Growing – these are just coming up now. rather late after this cold snowy spring

Broad beans

Broad beans

Micro allotment plots - part of the Newtown community market garden at Pen DInas

Micro allotment plots – part of the Newtown community market garden at Pen Dinas – this beautiful woven gate was made by long term volunteer Alex

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I lead on the Cwm Harry Skills and training enterprise, am a qualified teacher and permaculture design tutor and garden designer and project consultant. I write several blogs and am an avid networker and communicator on the subjects of sustainability, transition and co-operatives. I have written an occasional column for Channel4/green and have worked for Channel 4 on their 'Dumped' seriesworked as well as for BBC Wales as a green advisor on their Changing Lives- Going Green series, Nov-Dec 2009. I have been working in sustainable development, on project management and development, teaching, growing and small business development all my life really. I also grew up living and working on farms and have a broad experience working in Britain and Canada and Zimbabwe on sustainable agriculture, grass roots permaculture projects, micro business development and housing and worker co-ops. I have been based in Wales since 1994 and currently live in the Welsh borders.