Masterclass Online: Alan's Success with Veg Growing

Masterclass Online: Alan’s Success with Veg Growing

Join hosts, Alan Titchmarsh and David Hurrion for our latest online Masterclass on successfully growing vegetable crops - Wednesday 26 May, 2021.

Many of us have had a go at growing vegetables in our gardens during lockdown over the past year – but with how much success?


Growing produce is a passion shared by TV presenter and national gardening treasure, Alan Titchmarsh. In this special online Masterclass: Alan’s Success with Veg Growing he will join Associate Editor, David Hurrion in conversation to share top tips and practical advice on creating a bountiful veg plot to be proud of – no matter how small the space! So join this upcoming BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine Masterclass Online and learn how to become a better gardener.

Finally, you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions, and be able to download a set of notes from the course.

Join our online Masterclass, Alan’s Success with Veg Growing on Wednesday 26 May, 2021 at 1pm (BST)*. Tickets cost £35 – subscribers save 20 per cent, please find instructions further down this page for claiming your subscriber discount.

*If you’re unable to attend the live session, all registered attendees will also be able to watch a recording of the live session, which will be made available shortly after the live session, by email. You’ll have the opportunity to re-watch the recording up to three times, this is not time limited. Please note, you’ll be unable to take part in the live Q&A session.

What’s in the Masterclass

Join our Associate Editor, David Hurrion and much-loved broadcaster, Alan Titchmarsh for a Masterclass on growing your own garden produce, even in the smallest of spaces. This hour-long Masterclass Online (including a short Q&A session) will include the following topics:

  • Timing – is it too late to start?
  • Soil – what’s best for growing veg?
  • Buy or sow – plug plants or grow from seed?
  • Growing veg in small spaces – can I grow in pots?
  • Problem solving – how can I protect my crops from pests?
  • Closing with live Q&A session – with Alan Titchmarsh and David Hurrion, assisted by Emma Crawforth

Your Masterclass hosts

With more than 40 years of practical gardening experience, expert tutor, David Hurrion and popular face of our online Masterclass series will in this special session be joined by Alan Titchmarsh. Alan is a gardener, writer, broadcaster, poet and best-selling novelist. He has been writing for BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine since it first launched in 1991.

David and Alan will be supported in the live Q&A section of the Masterclass by our Gardening Editor, Emma Crawforth.

Your Masterclass itinerary

Wednesday 26 May, 2021 at 1pm (BST)

Presentation Horticultural expert, David Hurrion and broadcaster, Alan Titchmarsh will lead a one-hour online presentation

Q&A David and Alan will invite your questions for a live Q&A session as part of the Masterclass presentation

Handout notes You’ll be able to download a set of course notes for reference, these will also be available with the recording

Recording A recording of the live course will be made available to all registrants to re-watch at a time which suits you. You’ll be able to watch the recording up to three times, with your own personalised link which will be sent to you shortly after the end of the live session

Book now

To book your place on our Alan’s Success with Veg Growing Masterclass Online costs £35 – subscribers save 20 per cent on the ticket price, please find your exclusive discount code on the Subscriber Club offers page.

Book your place now

Note, please ensure your email address is entered correctly at point of registration so you receive your link to join the class. If you have any difficulty booking please drop us a line.

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Get more advice from David

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