z - Little Seedlings Club: March Workshop - The Secret Life of Roots

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Dobbies Altrincham

Green Lane, Timperley, Cheshire, WA15 8QP
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Join us in March when we'll go below the surface of the soil and look at the different types of roots in the garden. This workshop will cover:

• Why roots are so important

• Types of roots (practical content)

• High-flying roots – aerial roots

• The mystery of mistletoe

• Best of friends – the relationship between roots and fungi

• Digging deep – the roots that grow the largest and fastest

• Roots that can hold their breath

• Enemies of the root

• Practical – growing carrots in a pot


Attendance Instructions

Dates and times for our Little Seedlings Clubs vary by store and not all stores are able to participate. To see the time(s) available at your local Dobbies store just click on the 'Book now' button below. Advanced booking required. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Here are the details of the workshop:

  • When you arrive at the store, please check the location of the workshop at the customer services desk.
  • Workshops last for approximately 60 minutes and are free to attend
  • Advanced booking is essential
  • Each child will receive a membership pack containing an attendance card, meal offer and stickers
  • Children will learn about the topic, and there will be a game and/or activities
  • Suitable for children aged 4 - 10 years
  • Parent(s) must stay with children for the duration of the club
  • The club runs on the first Sunday of every month. Times vary per store. Some stores may have additional workshops on Saturdays

Little Seedlings Club is currently not running at: Aylesbury, Brighton, Bury St Edmunds, Cadnam, Derby, Gailey, Gloucester, Harlestone Heath, Havant,  Keston, Lelant, Pennine, Royston, Rugby, Stapleton and Woodbridge.