Tuesday 15th November 2016 – A Year In The Life Of A Speke Hall Volunteer
An informative evening and lively talk by Louise Kinney, a former volunteer, now employed gardener at Speke Hall. Louise’s enthusiasm for the gardens and slide show of a year in pictures from the previous 12 months at the Speke Hall walled garden attracted a large crowd to Elm Hall Drive.
Tuesday 20th September – Produce Show and Problem Forum
Members once again congregated in the hall at Elm Hall Drive to discuss topics including slimey compost and garden pests. Donations were made to LOG funds for all produce that was brought on the night.
Sunday 21st August – Visit to Member’s Allotment
A lovely sunny afternoon held between our member’s plot on Dingle Vale allotments and then at their home. Members were treated to the fab DIY greenhouse and plentiful runner beans before back to the home garden containing plentiful raspberry canes and fruit trees.
Tuesday 15th March – The Work Of The Woodland Trust
Susan Green introduced us to the work of the Woodland True, giving us a fascinating insight into native tree planting and the problems associated with developments in and around woodlands.
Tuesday 16th February 2016 – Permaculture: Living With The Land Videos
A series of videos were viewed, available from the Permaculture magazine website, sparking debate and inspiration among members.
Tuesday 19th January 2016 – Pick ‘n’ Mix members’ Evening
An informative night with two small talks by members on the subjects of good techniques for gardening by Mollie, our resident retired physiotherapist, and Ingrid’s New Leaf gardening project at the Transforming Choice centre in Aigburth.