Chilli Grower Workshop
Do you love chilli peppers? Want to grow your own and get great results? Why not visit Bedfordshire and learn what you need to know to grow chillies successfully. And while there also taste some gourmet chili goodness with a friend on our Chilli Grower Workshop for Two.
At the chilli ranch you’ll get to meet some chilli growing experts. They’ll show you how to grow from seed and achieve bigger and more productive plants.
You'll learn about Wilbur Scoville and his famous organoleptic test for determining the 'heat' of hot peppers. You'll also get advice on
* when to pick
* how to overwinter your plant
* and enjoy a delicious tasting session of chillies and gourmet chilli products.
Available throughout the year excluding January. We recommend booking as early as possible as this is a very popular experience so slots tend to fill up quickly.
Please allow approximately 2 hours 30 minutes for the full experience.
You should wear flat soled shoes or boots and comfortable casual clothing. Dress for the current weather conditions.
Participants are welcome stay after the experience and have lunch in the restaurant (at further cost) and browse the shop and nursery where 100's of varieties of chillies are grown on a seasonal basis.
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