Thursday, 12 January 2012

Winter/Spring 2012

We host our regular meetings on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. Meetings start at 7.30pm at Werrington Village Hall, where we use the small hall at the back next to the car park. Werrington Village Hall is located at the junction of the A52 (Ash Bank Road) and Salters Lane.
Here is our programme of speakers over the next 3 months.

Wednesday 11th January 2012
Talk by Micheal Walker, Garden and Estates Manager at Trentham Gardens. Micheal is coming to talk to the group about the latest of these famous gardens. We're very fortunate that Micheal can come and give us a talk - he was our guide on the group visit to Trentham a couple of years ago. He is very entertaining and knowledgeable and has a great interest in gardening organically - something he's developing on the Trentham Estate.

Wednesday 8th February 2012
Talk by Andrew Henderson of Rijk Zwaan Organic Seeds. Andrew has 3 years experience in horticulture and has worked for the last 21years for Rijk Zwaan, a Dutch organic vegetable seed company. He's be talking about getting the best results from sowing seed, pest & disease resistance, organic methods vs conventional. You are very welcome to come along with your questions and issues!

Wednesday 14th March 2012
Talk by long standing member, Wendy Birks, who has enormous success with her vegetables and soft fruit plots. This is an opportunity to ask questions and for advice from a very experienced organic gardener,

No meeting in April - Easter Break.

For more information, please call:

Maggie Peet (Chair) - 01538 702502
Elaine Hunt (secretary) - 01785 819055

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