NORTH STAFFS ORGANIC GARDENERS
Regular meetings – normally second Wednesday of each month, 7.30 p.m. at WERRINGTON VILLAGE HALL (small hall at the back, by the car park) at the junction of the A52 (Ash Bank Road) and Salters Lane
NO MEETING IN DECEMBER – Christmas break.
WEDNESDAY 11 January 2012 – Talk by Michael Walker, Garden and Estates Manager at TRENTHAM GARDENS on the latest in these famous gardens. We’re very fortunate that Michael can come and give us a talk – he was our guide on the group visit to Trentham a couple of years ago, and is very entertaining and knowledgeable – he has a great interest in gardening organically, and is developing this on the Trentham estate.
WEDNESDAY 8 February – Talk by Andrew Henderson of RIJK ZWAAN ORGANIC SEEDS – Andrew has 33 years experience in horticulture, with the last 21 years working for Rijk Zwaan, a Dutch organic vegetable seed company. He’ll be talking about getting the best results from sowing seed, pest and disease resistance, organic methods versus conventional … come and bring your questions for him !
WEDNESDAY 14 March – Talk by long-standing member WENDY BIRKS who has enormous success with her vegetable and soft fruit plots – again, an opportunity for questions, and advice from a very experienced organic gardener.
NO MEETING IN APRIL – Easter break.
More info : Maggie Peet - Chair (01538 702 502)
or Elaine Hunt – Sec (01785 819055)