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Future growing composts for gardeners - conference 16.2.12

Postby John Walker » Sun Jan 15, 2012 8:19 pm

Future Growing Composts for Gardeners

Stockbridge Technology Centre Conference, February 16th 2012

AGENDA

Chairman David Allison - National Vegetable Society

9.15 Registration and coffee

9.45 Setting the scene - Christine Walkden, Plantswoman and Broadcaster

10.30 My trials results with range of available commercial growing media - Julian Davies

11.00 Coffee

11.15 Group Visits to glasshouses to see trials and examine growing media and growth hormone effects - Julian Davies/ Martin McPherson

12.00 Bulrush - Growing media based on wood residues - Alex Julien

12.30 Lunch – Sponsored by Bulrush , Johnsons of Whixley, F P Matthews Trees and the NFU

Chairman - Paul Waller

1.45 The Vital Earth Approach to Green Waste Compost – Arnie Rainbow

2.15 Quality systems for green materials AfOR - Emily Nichols

2.45 Some dangers from municipal green compost - Martin McPherson

3.15 Tea

3.30 Debate - Chair Kate Low - Editor of Horticulture Week

Where now? How can gardeners identify reliable Growing Media? Are bad experiences with poor GM putting new gardeners off? Will gardeners pay more?

Jack Rieley Alex Julien Julian Davies Paul Waller

4.30 Close

FREE admission, lunch and refreshments.

Book your place with Ann Black 01757 268275 or Ann Black (annblack@stc-nyorks.co.uk)

Further details on http://www.stockbridgeonline.co.uk
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Re: Future growing composts for gardeners - conference 16.2.

Postby John Walker » Tue Jan 31, 2012 7:26 pm

A reminder that there are just two weeks to go until this free gardening conference taking place at Cawood, near Selby in North Yorkshire.

The peat-free compost trials, including some of the problems associated with hormone weedkiller residues, should be well worth seeing.

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Re: Future growing composts for gardeners - conference 16.2.

Postby addseo2015 » Tue Jul 21, 2015 9:27 am

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