Events & Courses

Organic Open Garden - Menmuir, Angus

With our thanks to Geraldine & Rod Stenson who are kindly opening their organic garden

Opening by arrangement until 30th September.

Description: The garden is 2/3 acre and sits at 500ft on open hillside, so wind protection is a priority and plants have to be hardy. Projects this year include fruit and veggies, pleasure garden, polytunnel and some herbs … all work in progress.

at: 
Kilgarie Cottage Garden, 1 Kilgarie Farm Cottages, Menmuir, Angus DD9 7QP
on: 
Thursday, 1 May 2014 - 10:00am to Tuesday, 30 September 2014 - 4:00pm
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Seed Saving

Interested in learning how to save seed from your own garden?

Join us for this half-day course and learn everything you need to know about seed saving from Garden Organic’s Heritage Seed Library experts.

Attendees will leave this course with a detailed understanding of the benefits of saving seed, how to select plants for particular characteristics, growing for seed, as well as step by step instructions on saving seeds.

at: 
Ryton Organic Gardens
on: 
Thursday, 18 September 2014 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm
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Lincolnshire Organic Gardeners’ Organisation - Apple Day


Apple identification by East of England Apples & Orchards Project

Apple Juicing:
Bring your own clean apples. Up to 10kg to be juiced.

Homemade Refreshments

Produce stall, organic gardening advice

at: 
Wragby Town Hall, Wragby, LN8 5PH
on: 
Sunday, 28 September 2014 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
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Supporter Day

If you are considering leaving a legacy or a significant gift to Garden Organic you may want to know some more about how the organisation works first. Therefore we are offering our members the chance to see behind the scenes and meet key staff during a Supporter Day. We plan to run these every 6 months.

It will offer you the chance to see how we work and discuss our plans for the future. It will run from mid morning to mid afternoon with a lunch provided.

at: 
Ryton Gardens
on: 
Thursday, 9 October 2014 - 10:30am to 3:30pm
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Seed Swap - London


Join Garden Organic's Heritage Seed Library team at the two-day Great Seed Festival on the 11th and 12th October at the Garden Museum in London.

Seed swap and seed saving demonstrations on Sunday

Seed swap and short seed saving demonstrations/informal workshops throughout Sunday, organised and led by Garden Organic's, Heritage Seed Library at the Garden Museum.

at: 
Garden Museum, Lambeth Palace Road, London, SE1 7LB
on: 
Saturday, 11 October 2014 - 10:00am to Sunday, 12 October 2014 - 5:00pm
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SEEOG Apple Day

Join South East Essex Organic Gardeners at the St Laurence Apple Day Orchard in Southend-on-Sea for a day devoted to all things apple.
Apples for sale, pressing, cakes, plants, storytelling, children's activities, music and more.

at: 
St Laurence Orchard, Eastwoodbury Lane, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6RH
on: 
Saturday, 11 October 2014 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
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Brogdale Apple Festival

Join us at the Brogdale Apple Festival in Kent from 18th to 19th October for a weekend dedicated to all things apple.

Apple enthusiasts interested in growing organically can visit our stand to learn about the work of Garden Organic and the Heritage Seed Library and how to become a member.

Visitors to the festival are also invited to take part in apple tastings, view the apple displays and pose questions to the on-site experts.

at: 
Brogdale Faversham Kent ME3 8XZ
on: 
Saturday, 18 October 2014 - 10:00am to Sunday, 19 October 2014 - 5:00pm
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Seed Saving

Interested in learning how to save seed from your own garden?

Join us for this half-day course and learn everything you need to know about seed saving from Garden Organic’s Heritage Seed Library experts.

Attendees will leave this course with a detailed understanding of the benefits of saving seed, how to select plants for particular characteristics, growing for seed, as well as step by step instructions on saving seeds.

at: 
Ryton Organic Gardens
on: 
Saturday, 18 October 2014 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm
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Make your own Christmas decorations

Create your own beautiful seasonal decorations using natural materials.

This is a practical workshop, using willow and other materials to make beautiful wreaths, garlands, wall hangings, stars and tree decorations to take home.

at: 
Ryton Organic Gardens
on: 
Wednesday, 3 December 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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South East Essex Organic Gardeners Seed Potato Day

Join South East Essex Organic Gardeners at the South East Essex Seed Potato Day

More than 30 varieties of seed potato will be on sale, as well as several varieties of onion.

Free Admission.

Refreshments available.

at: 
Growing Together, 47 Fairfax Drive, Southend-on-Sea SS0 9AG
on: 
Saturday, 21 February 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
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