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  • Graham Burnett
    Resent in case you d rather not open an attachment... ... From: peter white To: JO at viva ; HELEN LEAR ; HDRA ; BURNETT G ; glebelands@ntlworld.com ;
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 8, 2002
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      From: peter white
      To: JO at viva ; HELEN LEAR ; HDRA ; BURNETT G ; glebelands@... ;
      Sent: Monday, July 08, 2002 1:03 PM
      Subject: VON COURSE

      Attached are fuller details of the forthcoming weekend course mentioned in
      the latest issue of Growing Green, it would be very helpful if you could
      bring this to the attention of anyone who may be interested.

      Very best wishes


      20th and 21st July
      Venue - Bethel Church (United Reform)- Westhoughton, Bolton.
      A chance to learn the latest practical vegan-organic horticultural skills in
      a friendly, informal, hands-on setting. The course will be based at local
      community allotments and we've hired the church hall for indoor sessions.
      Come for either day or both; cost including lunch is £15 per day or £25 for
      both. All are welcome. A deposit of £5 per day will secure your place. To
      book and for more info contact Jenny Hall,20 Hawthorn Ave, Orrell, Wigan,
      WN5 8NQ. Phone 07855 392 037 email jennymosscentre@...

      Saturdays programme
      10.00 Welcome and introductions
      Information participants would like to gain from course
      10.30 Community gardening and sustainability
      Dave Fearnley from Westhoughton Home Grown (WHG) introduces you to Hall Lee
      Bank community garden and woodlands
      12.30 Lunch
      1.00 Vegan-Organics - what's it all about ?
      Jenny Hall introduces the ideas of feeding populations, closed systems,
      resource use, maintaining soil fertility, composting and green manures
      2.45 Tea break
      3.00 Make your way to Central Drive for the Herb spiral guided tour
      Kath Baron (WHG) short talk about the use of herbs
      3.30 Practical composting - Joe Wolf
      Sundays programme
      10.00 Wildlife and forest gardening
      Nick Fox takes you on a practical walk
      12.00 Lunch
      1.00 Designing a crop rotation
      Jenny Hall introduces the Tolhurst rotation, designing a rotation
      incorporating green manures, vegetable families
      2.30 Tea break
      2.45 Keeping an allotment
      Peter Neiderlag and Peter White discuss their successful allotments and give
      practical advice relating to participants own circumstances
      4.00 Close
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