Rosemoor allotment course

Get growing with us! Learn the art of allotmenteering on your very own plot at RHS Garden Rosemoor

Trug of fresh vegetables

Applications for 2022 are now closed

Applications for places in 2023 will open in autumn 2022. 

About the programme

Every year, RHS Garden Rosemoor searches for 10 keen gardeners to join its practical and informative  Allotment Course.

Successful candidates will receive expert RHS tuition, have their own plot to tend, and take away home-grown harvests. They will receive regular allotment master classes and weekly access to their plots, all in the picturesque setting of the RHS’ Devon garden. 

Our allotment course has grown from strength to strength, and once again we are excited to welcome new novice vegetable growers to join us to learn from our expert team.

“We offer brilliant facilities, all the equipment and know-how for a successful year of vegetable growing,”  says course leader Peter Adams.

Applications are welcome from people of all backgrounds and age groups - all you need is a passion to learn the basic principles of growing your own vegetables. 

The cost of the course is a very low £50 which covers the cost of the gardening boots and seeds. Students will have access to their plots every Wednesday (10.30am–4pm) and attend two-hour tutorials at the start of each month.

Course-goers planting out

How to apply

Applications are currently closed but please check this page again in autumn 2022 to find out how to apply for a place in 2023. 

To apply, please write to Edibles Team Leader, Peter Adams, with:

  • A brief personal background (approx 50 words)
  • Letting us know why you would like a beginners vegetable plot at Rosemoor (approx 50 words)
  • Indicating what you will do with your new knowledge (approx 100 words)

Please send your application by post or email to:

  • By post: Peter Adams, RHS Garden Rosemoor, Great Torrington Devon EX38 8PH
  • By email: [email protected]

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