Events & Courses

Understanding the Soil Food Web with Dr Elaine Ingham

Dr Elaine Ingham, respected international soil biologist, will be the keynote speaker at the Oxford Real Farming Conference from 6th-7th January 2015 www.orfc.org.uk. Dr Ingram will also be giving two one-day workshops in Oxford on the Thursday 8th and Friday 9th January - Understanding the Soil Food Web. This is your opportunity to spend a day with Dr Elaine Ingham and discover - What is going on down there in the life of the soil? Who is eating who? Who is releasing and who is locking up nutrients?

at: 
Somerville College, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HD
on: 
Thursday, 8 January 2015 - 9:00am to Friday, 9 January 2015 - 5:00pm
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Beginners Guide to Organic Growing and Gardening

If you would like to understand the benefits of organic gardening and growing, and how to apply these principles in your own garden, this hands on course will give you the knowledge and skills you need to get going.

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Garden Organic Ryton Gardens, Wolston Lane, near Coventry, CV8 3LG
on: 
Friday, 20 February 2015 - 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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Open Gardens - Top Road, Calow, Chesterfield

Janet Mort has very kindly agreed to open her organic garden with donations to support Garden Organic.

Janet's garden is at Top Road Garden, 206 Top Road, Calow, Chesterfield S44 5TE and will be open by appointment between 1st May and 31st August 2015. Please contact Janet on 01246 270103 or by email janet@jmort.wanadoo.co.uk.

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Top Road Garden, 206 Top Road, Calow, Chesterfield, S44 5TE
on: 
Friday, 1 May 2015 - 12:30pm to Monday, 31 August 2015 - 12:30pm
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