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Talks Programme

 

2020

 

Talks start  at 7.30 pm at The Conference Centre, Askham Bryan College, Askham Bryan, York YO23 3FR

 

Members FREE

Non-members £5 on the door unless otherwise stated

 

 

January

Thursday 30th

Unnatural Gardening

A talk by Peter Williams

A retired plant scientist Peter will look at the concept of natural gardening including questions as to whether this current fashion is possible, sustainable or even desirable. 

 

 

February

Thursday 13th

Spring Fever

Anne Wright botanist from Dryad Nurseries will talk about plants, combinations and tricks to keep your garden sparkling through the winter and spring seasons.

Unusual snowdrop varieties for sale.

 

 

 

 

March

Thursday 12th

An Introduction to Victorian Gardens

Louise Wickham Yorkshire Gardens Trust will tell us what we can learn about Victorian gardens through a closer look at Brodsworth, Grinkle Park and Cragside.

 

 

 

 

 

April

Thursday 9 April

Tips and Tricks for Allotment Gardening on a Budget

Phil Gomersal President of the National Allotment Society

An introduction to the joys of having an allotment and anecdotes and suggestions for running your allotment - or veg plot - on a shoestring.

 

Dryad Nurseries link Yorkshire Gardens Trust link National Allotment Society link