We usually meet on the second Wednesday of each month, at 7:30pm, at Bowburn Community Centre. All meetings are open to all and there is no charge for admission. Map Scarecrow seen at Newfield Organics in July 2008

Programme for 2016-17

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bullet  Wednesday 12th October 2016, 7.30pm. 'From Plot to Pot', gardening expert Martin Fish will talk about growing fruit and vegetables, his wife Jill will share some recipes with us and there will be a tasting of three of the dishes.

bullet  Wednesday 9th November 2016, 7.30pm. Club night discussing Alpine Growing. We will also have a seed swap.

bullet  Wednesday 7th December 2016. Christmas Meal at The Avenue, Shincliffe, Durham at 7.00p.m. Booking essential.


bullet  Saturday 4th February 2017, 10:00am - 1:00pm. Potato Day. We will have a selection of organic and non-organic varieties of seed potatoes for sale, always a very popular event, at Bowburn Community Centre. Map Tea, coffee and light refreshments also available.

Download Potato Day poster here.

Download Potato varieties summary.

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bullet  Wednesday 8th February 2017, 7.30pm. 'Composting' with guest speaker Rachel Gatland from Durham Master Composters.

bullet  Wednesday 8th March 2017, 7.30pm. 'Leaf Nibblers and Sap Suckers' with guest speaker Geoff Wilson from the National Vegetable Society.

bullet  Wednesday 12th April 2017, 7.30pm. 'An A - Z of Gardening' with guest speaker Adrian Read from the National Vegetable Society.

bullet  Wednesday 10th May 2017, 7:30pm Club night, an informal discussion about Garden Hints and Tips and Recipes.

bullet  Wednesday 14th June 2017. Evening picnic in a member's garden.

bullet  Saturday 15th July 2017 Afternoon visit to an open garden in Brancepeth Village.

bullet  Wednesday 13th September 2017, 7.30pm. A.G.M. 2014 with Bring and Share Harvest Supper.