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Wed 24 Apr 2019
7:45 pm
Talk - Social and Therapeutic Horticulture with Thrive
Caversham Primary School, Hemdean Road

A talk by Thrive

Thu 25 Apr 2019
7:45 pm
Talk by Thrive
Village Hall, Victoria Road, RG31 5AB

A volunteer from Thrive will share with us what Thrive does to make a difference to many people’s lives, with an emphasis on Top Tips for Easier Gardening.

Sat 27 Apr 2019
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
RISC Roof Garden Summer Event
Entrance at rear of RISC, 35-39 London Street, Reading RG1 4PS

Award-winning sustainable garden: 185 species, low maintenance, multi-use perennial planting, edible forest, water harvesting, hard landscaping with renewable/recycled/ reused materials.

Cost:£3.50

Sat 11 May 2019
12:00 am - 12:00 pm
SPAA Open Morning
Swallowfield Allotments

Plant and seedlings sale, and fun to keep the kids busy. Tea and coffee, cakes, and a wonderful raffle. Come and join in the fun and buy some home-grown plants.

Sat 11 May 2019
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Spring Plant Sale
The Trading Shed, Oakley Road

Donate your spare plants and seeds then buy something new, very good prices!

Sat 25 May 2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Get Growing: Maintenance - weeding, watering and mulching
Whitley GrowAllot, Meavy Gardens, Whitley RG2
Organised by: Food4families
  • Gardening organically
  • Watering wisely
  • Weeds and how to deal with them
  • Mulching - why we mulch and materials we can use

Price: £15 per session or 4 sessions for £50.00

Light refreshments included

Sat 1 Jun 2019
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
RISC Roof Garden Summer Event
Entrance at rear of RISC, 35-39 London Street, Reading RG1 4PS

Award-winning sustainable garden: 185 species, low maintenance, multi-use perennial planting, edible forest, water harvesting, hard landscaping with renewable/recycled/ reused materials.

Cost:£3.50

Thu 13 Jun 2019
7:30 pm
Plant Swap
Swallowfield Village Hall

Plant swap organised by Margaret Finch.

Everyone welcome. Entrance fee of £1.

Sat 15 Jun 2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Get Growing: Maintenance - soil care and composting
Whitley GrowAllot, Meavy Gardens, Whitley RG2
Organised by: Food4families
  • Identifying different types of soil
  • How to look after the soil
  • Compost - why we make it, what we use to make it and how to use it
  • Compost bins
  • Other composting methods

Price: £15 per session or 4 sessions for £50.00

Light refreshments included

Wed 3 Jul 2019
7:45 pm
Talk - In Search of Unusual Edibles
Caversham Primary School, Hemdean Road

Talk by Paul Barney of Edulis

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