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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

Wed 3 Jul 2019
7:45 pm
Christmas social get-together and Talk
Caversham Primary School, Hemdean Road

Talk on Growing Heritage Vegetables by Lou Nicholls.

Sat 6 Jul 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 11 Jul 2019
7:30 pm
BBQ
Shinfield Allotments

BBQ at Shinfiled Allotments.

Everyone welcome.

Sat 13 Jul 2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Get Growing: Pests and diseases
Whitley GrowAllot, Meavy Gardens, Whitley RG2
Organised by: Food4families
  • Identifying common pests and diseases
  • Managing pests and diseases organically
  • Encouraging beneficial wildlife into the garden

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

Light refreshments included

Wed 31 Jul 2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thrive Open Garden
Thrive Trunkwell Gardens, Beech Hill, Reading RG7 2AT
Organised by: Thrive

You are warmly invited to visit Thrive’s Trunkwell garden. Thrive’s clients are proud of the work they do and will be delighted to welcome you. Please do bring friends and family to explore the 3 acre Victorian gardens, meet the people involved, buy some plants, and enjoy a slice of homemade cake and refreshments.

Entry is by donation, and all proceeds will go to support Thrive’s work.

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