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Chilli Grower Workshop for Two
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Immerse yourself in all things chilli with a friend in this Chilli Grower Workshop for Two.
At the Edible Ornamentals chilli nursery, chilli experts will help you learn how to grow your chillies from seed to pepper and get the biggest, most productive plants. If you’ve never heard of Wilbur Scoville and his famous scale then you’ll also discover how the man put his tongue (and those of his brave helpers) on the line so people up and down the country would know how to brag about their chillies correctly.
You’ll enjoy a tasting session of gourmet chilli products from the nursery’s kitchen, as well as a specialised chilli gardening session to top things off in style.
- Learn about Wilber’s genius Scoville Scale and the history of the hottest chilli in the world
- Find out how to grow your peppers from planting to picking
- Pick up tips for getting bigger and more productive plants
- Get good advice that will help you to decide when to pick your chillies
- Start getting a second season out of your plants with tips for over-wintering
- Learn some very simple things that you can do to reduce the risks of pests and disease
- Finish off with a delicious tasting session of gourmet chilli products
- Experience gift pack including personalised voucher and message card
Your voucher is valid for 12 months from the date of issue, while government restrictions apply in relation to Covid-19 we are offering free extensions on all experiences so you can take your experience when the time is right.
What happens on the day?
On arrival at Edible Ornamentals at Cherwood Nursery you’ll check in with the nursery staff before starting your chilli growers workshop. Once everyone’s arrived you’ll be taken on a chilli gardening journey from seed to plant with plenty of useful tips and tricks to get your chillies to the finest point they can be. As just talking about chillies would get even the mildest mouth watering, you’ll also get to try some gourmet chilli products from the Edible Ornamentals kitchen.
- Minimum age: 18
- The experience content, equipment used and restrictions may vary
Please note: your voucher is valid for 12 months from the date of issue, kindly note that you must have booked and taken your experience before the expiry date.
Available throughout the year excluding January. All bookings are subject to availability.
Please allow approximately 2 hours 30 minutes for the full experience.
What about insurance?
The centres contracted with us hold public liability insurance. We also hold contingency liability cover. You will not be liable for accidental damage to equipment, except where damage has been caused as a result of recklessness or wilful negligence.
A cancellation indemnity, subject to terms, is included with every voucher.
How it works
All you have to do is pay for the experience you wish to purchase and we’ll send a voucher and booking information to you or directly to the recipient, then you just need to check the info and book your experience.
Packaging and Delivery
Please see the following page for information on our packaging and delivery.
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Bedfordshire - Chawston
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