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Tue 16 Oct 2018
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thyme Together sessions for older people
Five A Day Market Garden, The Street, Englefield RG7 5EL

Gardening and art and craft activities using natural and recycled materials. Sessions for older people, including those with memory problems as well as their carers.

The ‘Thyme Together’ sessions are open to people across Berkshire. Thanks to funding from the Berkshire Community Foundation, the sessions are free of charge.

To book a place, email yvonne@fiveaday.org.uk or call 07555 184 343

 

Tue 23 Oct 2018
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thyme Together sessions for older people
Five A Day Market Garden, The Street, Englefield RG7 5EL

Gardening and art and craft activities using natural and recycled materials. Sessions for older people, including those with memory problems as well as their carers.

The ‘Thyme Together’ sessions are open to people across Berkshire. Thanks to funding from the Berkshire Community Foundation, the sessions are free of charge.

To book a place, email yvonne@fiveaday.org.uk or call 07555 184 343

 

Sat 27 Oct 2018
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Pumpkintastic - Make a magical lantern
Five A Day Market Garden, The Street, Englefield RG7 5EL

Get ready for Halloween by coming to one of our pumpkin days to make your own lantern.

Refreshments will be included. Please wear suitable clothing and sturdy footwear.

Sessions are suitable for children aged 5-14 and all children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. The sessions cost £5 per child. Pay on the day.

Book now by email to wendy@fiveaday.org.uk. Don't delay as places will be on a first come, first served basis.

Tue 30 Oct 2018
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thyme Together sessions for older people
Five A Day Market Garden, The Street, Englefield RG7 5EL

Gardening and art and craft activities using natural and recycled materials. Sessions for older people, including those with memory problems as well as their carers.

The ‘Thyme Together’ sessions are open to people across Berkshire. Thanks to funding from the Berkshire Community Foundation, the sessions are free of charge.

To book a place, email yvonne@fiveaday.org.uk or call 07555 184 343

 

Sat 3 Nov 2018
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
What to do with your harvest
RISC, 35-39 London Street, Reading RG1 4PS
Organised by: Food4families

Learn different ways to preserve, dry and freeze what you have grown, so you can use it throughout the year.

The course will be held on the roof garden at RISC if the weather permits.

Session costs £15. Find out more and book by contacting Michele on 0118 958 6692 or email michele@risc.org.uk

This session was originally scheduled for 6th October but has been postponed.

Sat 3 Nov 2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Seed to Plate - The Secret Life of Soil
Walled Garden Packing Shed, Hardwick Road, Whitchurch-on-Thames RG8 7RB

Get to know your soil and learn how to work with what you've got and how to keep it thriving

This workshop is aimed at beginner or more experienced gardeners who wish to develop their skills in organic, sustainable soil management.

What will you learn? This workshop will take you through the basics of soil management and crop rotations for small areas, deal with your queries and build your confidence to grow your own food. It will involve both a theoretical and a practical session and introduce participants to key essentials, including:

  • identifying your soil type (IMPORTANT! Bring a sample of your soil to the workshop. Half a kilo will suffice.)
  • appropriate soil management and assessment of tillage techniques
  • how to feed your soil
  • assess your soil structure and simple methods of assessing your soil profiles
Wed 7 Nov 2018
7:45 pm
Talk on Vegetables
Storton Lodge, Icknield Road, Goring-on-Thames
Organised by: Village Greenfingers

Talk on vegetables by Kelvin Mason from Sparsholt College. New members and visitors are most welcome.

Our monthly competition is a display of one or more squash, pumpkin or marrow.

Cost: £3 for non-members.

Tue 13 Nov 2018
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thyme Together sessions for older people
Five A Day Market Garden, The Street, Englefield RG7 5EL

Gardening and art and craft activities using natural and recycled materials. Sessions for older people, including those with memory problems as well as their carers.

The ‘Thyme Together’ sessions are open to people across Berkshire. Thanks to funding from the Berkshire Community Foundation, the sessions are free of charge.

To book a place, email yvonne@fiveaday.org.uk or call 07555 184 343

 

Wed 14 Nov 2018
7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Best Plants for Bees
Caversham Primary School, Hemdean Road
Talk on the best plants for bees with Nikki Gammans.
Sat 17 Nov 2018
- Sun 18 Nov 2018
Winter Herbals Weekend – Making Winter Tonics & Christmas Presents
Braziers Park, Ipsden OX10 6AN
Organised by: Braziers Park

Spend a cosy winter weekend at Braziers preparing for the season of darkness by concocting healing herbal goodies to support the immune system and to give as beautiful handmade Christmas presents.

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