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!
|11am||What 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 Sussex||Discussing 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? |
|12noon||No Dig Gardening Growing the Easy Way||Joshua the Gardener||Grow without digging! Including the history of the garden and why we changed it as well as some tips on growing for winter harvests. |
|1pm||The Amazing Potato, Growing, cooking, eating! ||Chris Pennard Pennard Plants||Everything you need to know about potatoes!|
|2pm||How to Create a Butterfly Haven||Dr Dan Danahar Executive Trustee for Big Nature||Local man Dan – Aka – Dan the Butterfly Man will share his expert knowledge of butterflies and how you can help them thrive. |
|2.55pm||People, Pollinators & Pesticides||Dr Adrian Ely STEPS – University of Sussex ||Highlighting the citizen science project on allotments and Gardens in Brighton and Hove.|
|3.30pm||BBC’s Gardeners’ Question Time||Eric Robson, James Wong, Bob Flowerdew and Anne Swithinbank||Tickets £4 on the day to Seedy Sunday visitors. See news section of the Seedy Sunday Website for more details.|