Gardening in a changing climate

Gardening in a changing climate, Tuesday 26th March, 9.30am-4pm, Nawton
• What will changes in the climate mean for your garden?
• What can you do?
You’ll come away from this session with tips, hints and useful advice you can apply to your garden from experienced organic gardener, Barbara Hickman. Before the course, you’ll be encouraged to consider your garden – size, aspect, soil, problems, needs, limitations and what you’d really like to know (see list below). Barbara will design a programme to meet your needs.
• Gardening in a changing climate, dealing with extremes
• Encouraging wildlife with plants and management, alternatives to chemicals
Afternoon Topics (select in advance)
• Brief history of gardening, styles, great gardeners, plant introductions (one session)
• Gardening through the year, seasonal highlights, colour, height
• Organics, pest control, companion planting, feeds
• Trees – function in world, forms for smaller gardens, planting and aftercare
• Basic shrub and clematis pruning
• Vegetables fruit and herbs
• And requests from participants
Refreshments: Teas/coffees provided. Participants to provide their own lunch/sandwiches Cost: £25 (all day); £15 (morning only 09.30am-1pm) £10 (afternoon only 2pm-4pm) Tickets: 01439 770985

Full venue details made available on registration.