We usually meet on the second Wednesday of each month, at 7:30pm, at Bowburn Community Centre. Map Normal monthly meetings are open to all and have no charge for admission. Please note that this year there are two special speakers that have been organised with other groups, for which tickets must be obtained from the groups shown. Scarecrow seen at Newfield Organics in July 2008

Programme for 2017-18

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bullet  Wednesday 11th October 2017, 7.30pm. 'Basic Beekeeping' with club member Phillip Pearce

bullet  Wednesday 8th November 2017 at Brancepeth Garden Club (admission by ticket only). 'Planting Design' with Adam Frost

bullet  Wednesday 13th December 2017. Christmas Evening Meal at The Seven Stars, Shincliffe at 6:30p.m. Booking essential.


bullet  Saturday 27th January 2018, 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.

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Download Potato varieties summary.

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bullet  Wednesday 31st January, 2018, 7.30pm, (admission by ticket only). 'No Dig Gardening' with acclaimed innovator of no dig, organic growing Charles Dowding, courtesy of Durham Community Action.

bullet  Wednesday 14th February 2018, 7.30pm. Gardening Quiz.

bullet  Wednesday 14th March 2018, 7.30pm. 'Invaders of the Root Zone' with Geoff Wilson from the National Vegetable Society.

bullet  Wednesday 11th April 2018, 7.30pm. 'Propagation' with club members Dylys Dickerson and Neil Clowes.

bullet  Wednesday 9th May 2018, 7:30pm 'The Ergonomic Landscape' with Stan Timmins.

bullet  Wednesday 13th June 2018. Evening picnic in a member's garden.

bullet  Wednesday 11th July 2018 Garden visit, to be arranged.

bullet  Wednesday 12th September 2018, 7.30pm. A.G.M. 2014 with Bring and Share Harvest Supper.