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Getting To Know Your Soil – Phoenix Urban Gardening

January 20th, 2-4 pm

As part of the Urban Organic Gardening Course which runs weekly at the Phoenix Community Centre, Ruth Urbanowicz, qualified RHS gardening teacher, will be giving a talk all about soil.

Ruth will provide a fascinating insight into what soil is, how to get the best from it and the importance of composting, fertilising, mulching and digging (or not!).

This will be free to organic group members & local residents; £3 donation non-members

Phoenix Art Gallery and at Phoenix Community Centre, 2 Phoenix Place, Brighton, BN2 9ND.

 

Gardening Organically – Back To Basics

Wednesday 24th January, 7-9pm

Come along to hear BHOGG’s very own resident RHS qualified teacher talk about getting back to the basics.

Ruth Urbanowicz will explain the importance of the What? Why? and How? of gardening organically, and look at the history, context, and putting it into practice.

Free to paid up BHOGG members; £10/£5 donation non-members.

Meet at the Phoenix Community Centre, 2 Phoenix Place, Brighton BN2 9ND

 

Seedy Sunday 2018 is on February 4th 10.30am- 4:00pm

At BHASVIC Brighton and Hove Sixth Form College.
 205 Dyke Rd, Hove, BN36EG
Entrance: £3, Kids Free
Parking: There is no parking available on site.

 

 

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Phoenix Street Party, Saturday, 2 December, 2-8pm

BHOGG’s Urban Gardening group at the Phoenix Community Centre is getting involved with this community celebration. The event is the culmination of the ‘Maps and Lives’ exhibition showing 11th November to 3rd December 2017 (Wed – Sun 11am – 5pm). The celebration will be held in the gallery, in the community centre and on the streets in between.

This will be free to organic group members & local residents; £3 donation non-members

Phoenix Art Gallery and at Phoenix Community Centre, 2 Phoenix Place, Brighton, BN2 9ND.

University of Sussex / Team Pollinate Talk: People, Pollinators and Pesticides

Thursday 16th November 7-9 pm at the Phoenix Community Centre

Dr. Beth Nicholls of the University of Sussex will talk about pollinators and pesticide exposure, working with domestic growers, and provide an update on this year’s Team Pollinate citizen science project.

Events are free to members, £3 donation for non-members.  More details on the website.

Meet at Stanmer House
Sun Oct 15th
12-3 Stanmer Park
Fungal Forage in the Forest: An autumn foraging workshop with Vera Zakharov

We will wander with Vera in the woods. She will show us which fungi are ok to pick, and which are not,
whether they are poisonous or whether they are part of a fragile ecological web needing to be conserved not disturbed.
Wear sturdy shoes and bring a mac and picnic

 

Going Wild in June: A summer foraging workshop with Vera Zakharov

Sat June 24th 1.45-4pm Hollingdean

Meet at Orchard just north of Childrens’ Centre, Brentwood Rd, Brighton BN1 7DY
Come explore a popular Brighton park and discover a variety of edible wild plants, including their traditional uses, identification tricks and other interesting plant facts.
Bring a notepad, your own lunch and be ready for a little hike!

Pond dipping with Pete the Pond

Saunders Park (opposite Lewes Rd bus garage)

Sat July 1st 2-4pm

Meet one of the UK’s pond experts; kids welcome; find new bugs you have never seen before.
We’ll look at the new Food Partnership project too.

Stephan Gehrels of Brighton Permaculture Trust: tour and talk about Orchards & Forest gardens

Sat Sept 9th 2-4

Hertford Rd Junior School, the Dip, Hollingdean
Take a walk with the creator of this fabulous school grounds to learn how easy permaculture is to do.

Sunday 7th May Seedling Swap  – Members only  – Community Allotment

11 – noon – followed by a picnic – new members welcome to join on the day.

 

Saturday 13th May at the Open Market 11-4pm

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