Events & Courses

North London Organic Gardeners - Broomfield Community Orchard

Join North London Organic Gardeners at their meeting about the Broomfield Community Orchard.
David March, Friend of the Park and the Orchard Co-ordinator, will give an illustrated talk on how this Community Project has developed over the last five years.
The orchard has 31 different varieties of apples, as well as mulberry, pear, medlar, wild plum, cherry, damson and quince, along with three beehives.
This meeting is ideal for anyone who'd like to develop a community orchard or wants to know how to successfully grow fruit trees.

at: 
Winchmore Hill Baptist Church, Compton Road, London, N21 3PA
on: 
Thursday, 2 October 2014 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
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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 - 11:00am to 2:30pm
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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 chat to the Medway Master Gardeners.

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.
There are plenty of other events to keep you busy; falconry displays, free games. animals to pet, music and an adult apple-pie eating competition!

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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North London Organic Gardeners - Apple Day

Join North London Organic Gardeners at Broomfield Community Orchard for their Apple Celebration day with a wide variety of apples on display, tastings, juice making as well as apple bobbing.
The group will also be selling plants and refreshments during the day.
Entry is free and the event begins at 1.30pm. The Conservatory will also be open, as well as the Greenery Cafe. There's no need to book for this event.

at: 
Broomfield Community Orchard, The Orchard, Old Bowling Green, Broomfield Park, Alderman's Hill, London N13 4RB
on: 
Sunday, 19 October 2014 - 1:30pm to 5:00pm
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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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