Talking about plants in the Yeo Valley Organic Garden

Themes for Garden Days 2020

Friday 22nd March 2019

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All rounder – April 15th and 28th, Sept 29th, Oct 6th   

Learn about what we do in our Organic Garden and how you can translate this for your home garden.


Propagation how to get something for nothing – May 5th

Learn how to successfully parent your little ones from conception to graduation into your herbaceous border. How to defend them against all pests and diseases, stop their soggy bottoms and derail their damping off.

Ensure that your offspring grow up to be healthy, productive and well-adjusted members of your garden.

Tips on reproductive health, nutrition and potting on will be demonstrated in our very own plant nursery.


Garden Detox – June 2nd & 9th

All we are saying is give pests a chance!

Keep your friends close and your enemies’ closer…

Here at the Yeo Valley Organic Garden we believe in peace and harmony. If your garden feels like a war zone, this is the tour for you.

Learn how to turn nature’s bounty to your advantage by gardening the organic way.

This is not an all or nothing approach – whether you are an ecological evangelist or just flirting with  casting aside your chemicals, come and get some words of wisdom from people who’ve been there, done that, and got the bug!

Masses of tips and tricks to include: soil health, pest welfare, wildlife and tonics.


The Organic Vegetable Patch – July 7th, 14th & 21st

Puzzled by a pea? Concerned about your carrots? Are your runner beans running you ragged?

From soil to seed selection to health and harvest, learn how to love your legumes the organic way.

No nasties just a fridge full of fabulousness!

Andi and her team will share their 30 years of organic vegetable growing experience in a bountiful manner.  Tips and tricks guaranteed. All questions gratefully received.


Gardening for Wildlife – August 11th, 18th, 25th

Turn your kingdom into a safari park and invite wildlife to go wild on your behalf.

Head gardener Andi will put forward the case for all creatures great and small and explain how they will become your new best friends.

Be warned we don’t discriminate; be they invisible or in your face, stinky, slimy, feathered, hairy or simply have a bad reputation, we welcome them all to pull up a chair and will explain why you should do the same.

Tips and tricks on encouraging the wildlife into your garden and how to keep them once they are there.


Late Season interest – September 1st, 15th, 22nd

Garden Glamour, going out with a bang – how to sustain your gardens sparkle when all about you is looking a bit hung over.

Come and find out how we bung a bit of bling in our borders to see us through until we are ready to cosy up.

Which Diva plants always deliver, which grasses add glamour, and who should stay and who should go? Don’t be a boring guest (plant) in the garden, or you won’t be invited again!


Comments on “Themes for Garden Days 2020”

  • Just returned from the 4th June garden day. What a treat from beginning to end! The food was delicious and Andi so knowledgeable with a wonderful way of putting forward the information. Nothing was too much trouble. Thanks for a wonderful day.

    Denise Allsopp on 7th June 2019 at 8:36 pm

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