BBC Gardeners' World Magazine Masterclass Online

BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine Masterclass online – Success with Seeds

Learn how to sow and grow seeds successfully every time – sign up to our online masterclass

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What’s in the Masterclass

Success with Seeds Masterclass - David Hurrion shows how it's done
Success with Seeds Masterclass – David Hurrion shows how it’s done

This hour-long Success with Seeds webcast will explain in detail every stage of the seed sowing process, so you can be sure you’re doing it the best possible way, and look forward to great results guaranteed. It will cover:

  • Preparing to sow – how to create the best conditions for germination
  • Time of year to sow – when’s the right time outdoors and undercover
  • How deep to sow – get the depth right for every type of seed
  • Surface & container sowing – know which is right for your seeds
  • Compost, Perlite and Vermiculite – choosing the right ones and how to use them
  • Propagators – do you need one, and how to use it
  • Pre-germinating – get tricky seeds off to the best start
  • Pricking out – how to master this delicate operation
  • Hardening off – how to get your seedlings ready for life outside
  • Seed storage – how to ensure they last
Success with Seeds Masterclass – get great results every time
Success with Seeds Masterclass – get great results every time

Your Masterclass host

Associate editor David Hurrion shares his gardening expertise
Associate editor David Hurrion shares his gardening expertise

Led by expert tutor, our Associate Editor, David Hurrion, he will share his years of gardening experience, and answer your seed sowing questions in a live Q&A session. David has led many live masterclasses for BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine and, for the first time, he is bringing his skills to you online, so you can learn from him from the comfort of your own home.

David was knowledgeable, interesting and engaging. I learnt so much, and it was fun and informative
Participant on a previous live Masterclass with David Hurrion

Your Masterclass itinerary

Friday 5 June 2020, 12 noon (British Summer Time)

Presentation Horticultural expert David Hurrion with lead a 45-minute online presentation explaining how to get success with seed sowing.

Q&A David will invite your questions for a live Q&A session for 15 minutes, after the Masterclass presentation

Book now

To book your place on our Success with Seeds Masterclass costs just £10. It will be collected as $12.25, as payment will be taken in dollars on this occasion, via our payment provider Stripe. Click here to book now.

Please note: if you have any difficulty booking please drop us a line.

Get more advice from David

To get a taster of the masterclass and get more information and advice from David Hurrion, check out our Ask David weekly video series, where he answers your gardening questions.