It’s only the biggest day of the year!
If you’re a follower of our Facebook group, you’ll have been reading about all the last-minute details posted by Jan, our fantastic Potato Day organiser.
For those of you who haven’t, here’s a run-down of the key info:
- The venue: Reidvale Neighbourhood Centre (in Dennistoun, just off Duke Street and near Bellgrove railway station)
- The time: 11am – 3pm
- The programme: potato sales, workshops, face painting, seed swapping, and cake!
- The potatoes: see down below, or download the list to your device:
12 noon workshops
Keeping Bees on the Allotment
Many folk say they’re interested in keeping bees but there are many things to consider, especially on an allotment site. Hear first-hand experience, valuable advice, and enthusiasm for bees!
Speaker: Delia Henry, independent bee-keeper
An Intro to Home Composting
Rose will explain how to enrich and improve your garden or allotment with home-made compost and reduce kitchen and garden waste. She’ll cover how to set up a composting system, where, when, how and why, what (and what not!) to compost, as well as how ot manage your system and any problems.
Speaker: Rose Harvey, master composter
Wild Secrets of the Hidden Gardens
What and where are the Hidden Gardens? Find out about its development from an abandoned derelect site to the beautiful community oasis that it is today. Come and hear about the wildlife-fireldy garden projects and surveys going on, and how you can encourage and sustain wildlife on your plot, community, school or home gardens.
Speaker: Paula Murdoch, Hidden Gardens
Have you ever considered saving your own seed? Seed-saving is easy and it saves you money. Learn the basics of saving seeds from your own home-grown produce, as well as the steps for better germination and growing stronger, healthier plants.
Speaker: Richie Walsh, Glasgow Community Food Network
Glasgow City Food Plan
We all love food and we all enjoy growing it. Discover how Glasgow can grow high-quality, fresh, local, organic produce that is available and affordable for all, and when good food is a celebrated part of our culture.
Speaker: Abi Mordin, Glasgow Community Food Network
Living soil has the same four basic requirements we do: food, water, shelter and air. How do you look after your soil? What type of diet does itneed? How do you supply what’s missing? Come and learn how to build soil health, and maintain it all year round.
Speaker: Emma Iller, Urban Roots
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