Monthly meetings and activites 2018

We meet on the first Tuesday of every month, unless otherwise stated meetings are held at St Peter’s Crypt, De Beauvoir Road. Tea is available from 7:30, meetings start at 8pm.

The meetings are in green below, other activities are in blue. For more information or to sign up for the activities email us: dbgardeners@gmail.com

Non-members are welcome at our meetings a  charge of £4 is made to cover costs. Any additional charges for activities are listed below.

Monthly Programme

9th January 2018 (note this is the 2nd Tuesday)
The Garden Classroom 
Rosey Lyall and Phoebe Nevill

Lots of us take nature for granted. It’s part of who we are. We enjoy creating beautiful flower gardens, growing vegetables, walking in parks and forests and getting into the countryside.  However many of our Hackney and Islington children and young people have missed out on these experiences and that’s why The Garden Classroom, born in local King Henry’s Walk Garden and now based on Newington Green,  is going from strength to strength.

Founder trustee Rosey Lyall will tell us how The Garden Classroom came about and share the joys and perils of running a small local charity.  Education and Community Officer Phoebe Nevill will explain why outdoor learning is so important for children, tell us how The Garden Classroom works and reveal some exciting plans for the future.  And if you’ve got children, grandchildren or are a child at heart you’ll definitely pick up some tips for making a visit to the park an educational experience!

6th February 2018
de Beauvoir Estate Allotments One Year On

The allotments on the De Beauvoir Estate had their first growing year.  They are going to tell us of their experiences.

NOTE: This meeting will be free entry to non members.

 

 

 

 

6th March 2018
AGM and member’s experiences

3rd April 2018

Permaculture

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1st May 2018

Garden Ponds and Wildlife – TBC

5th June 2018

Our own local Gardeners Question Time

Local experts come to answer your questions

3rd July 2018

Garden Walkabout 

The club walks around and explores gardens of locals and ends with a drink.

7th August 2018
Club picnic

September 2018 – no meeting as we hold the Annual Flower and Produce Show

5th October 2018 – TBC

6th November 2018 – TBC

4th December 2018 – Activity and mulled wine and minced pies

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