The Banner’s Up!

The banner’s up at BHASVIC, our venue for the third year running. Brighton, Hove and Sussex Sixth Form College, 205 Dyke Road, BN3 6EG. Sunday February 3rd, 2019 10.30am- 4pm. Entrance£3, kids free.

More speakers confirmed

More speakers confirmed for the 2019 Speaker Programme. All talks are free and take place in the Copper Cafe and will last 45 minutes. 11am: WEEDS AS MEDICINE. Local herbalists Alice Bettany and Jessie Martlehof will inspire you to look at your common or garden weeds in a new light! You’ll learn the medicinal value of herbs and be inspired to learn how to turn them into into medicines, food and cosmetics. 12pm: WILDLIFE GARDENING. Wildlife journalist and author Kate… Read More »

Seedy Sunday 2019

Seedy Sunday is less than a month away! Here’s a summary of what’s happening on the 3rd February. Venue: BHASVIC, 205 Dyke Rd, Hove, East Sussex, BN3 6EG.  £3 entry, kids free! The Seed Swap At the heart of Seedy Sunday is the giant seed swap table. Bring seeds to swap saved from last year’s crops. Seed saving experts and gardeners will be on hand to offer all the advice you need to choose and grow your seeds. You can collect… Read More »

Help Team Pollinate

Do you grow your own food? Team PollinATE, a ‘citizen science’ project run by the University of Sussex, needs your help this summer to collect valuable data about food grown in the city of Brighton & Hove. If you’d like to learn how to identify bees and other pollinators, find out how much your produce is worth and meet other growers, visit www.teampollinate.co.uk or come along to our Pollinator Workshop on 22nd April, 11-1pm at the BHOGG plot, Weald allotments- all… Read More »

Seedy Sunday 2018 Programme

Heres our exciting Seedy Sunday 2018 Programme telling you whats on and where. Paper copies will be available at the event. Seedy Sunday runs from from 10.30am until 4.00pm

One week to go to Seedy Sunday: 4th Feb

Seedy Sunday is coming, and we’re looking forward to seeing you there! We have a wonderful line-up of speakers, with a great range of talks including practical gardening advice from Joshua the Gardener and Pennard Plants, to a panel discussion about policy and legislation around selling seeds. The full speaker programme is available here . We also have a fantastic range of exhibitors and stall holders this year.  Along with familiar favourites, we are welcoming some newcomers, such as the Old Tree Brewery, Native Hands,… Read More »

Seedy Sunday Speaker Programme

We have some really interesting and engaging talks to enhance your visit to Seedy Sunday. Start to plan your visit now! All talks will take place in the Copper Café and last 45 minutes BBC’s Gardener’s Question Time is in the Main Hall. Start to plan your visit now!       Time Title Speaker Summary 11am What the Legislation says When it Comes to Selling Seed – From Past to Future   A panel chaired by Neil Munro of… Read More »
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Stop press…. BBC Gardener’s Question Time Returns to Seedy Sunday

Once again, we are also hosting BBC’s Gardeners’ Question Time with a panel of the best brains in horticulture: Eric Robson, James Wong, Bob Flowerdew and Anne Swithinbank. Tickets available to Seedy Sunday visitors from 10.30am on the day – first come, first served. Price £4 to cover the cost of hiring the wonderful main hall at BHASVIC. This is in addition to the £3 entrance fee for Seedy Subday. Recording will start at 3.30pm. We also have a great… Read More »
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The Seedy Sunday Christmas Gift Guide

Your gardening and foodie friends will be delighted with these Christmas gifts. You may even want to put them on your own Santa list. There is no better present than a gift subscription to Garden Organic and The Heritage Seed Library. Thomas Etty has some wonderful seed gift boxes We especially like his “ Very Silly Chilli” Collection. Or for your foodie friends how about a mushroom growing kit or a luxury mushroom risotto kit from the Rustic Mushroom Company If your friends would like to choose their… Read More »