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!      
11amWhat the Legislation says When it Comes to Selling Seed – From Past to Future  A panel chaired by Neil Munro of The Gaia Foundation What do we need in the future With David Price from The Seed Cooperative and Adrian Ely from The University of SussexDiscussing the really important issue of the changing laws on selling seed and how it affects farmers and gardeners. Seed laws in the past and why they were needed. The power of lobbying and GM Regulation in Europe – past,  present and future New Proposals – What do farmers and gardeners need?  
12noonNo Dig Gardening Growing the Easy WayJoshua the GardenerGrow without digging! Including the history of the garden and why we changed it as well as some tips on growing for winter harvests.    
1pmThe Amazing Potato, Growing, cooking, eating!  Chris Pennard Pennard PlantsEverything you need to know about potatoes!
2pmHow to Create a Butterfly HavenDr Dan Danahar Executive Trustee for Big NatureLocal man Dan – Aka – Dan the Butterfly Man will share his expert knowledge of butterflies and how you can help them thrive.  
2.55pmPeople, Pollinators & PesticidesDr Adrian Ely STEPS – University of Sussex  Highlighting the citizen science project on allotments and Gardens in Brighton and Hove.
3.30pmBBC’s Gardeners’ Question TimeEric Robson, James Wong, Bob Flowerdew and Anne SwithinbankTickets £4 on the day to Seedy Sunday visitors. See news section of the Seedy Sunday Website for more details.