SOGG events underlined (scroll to bottom for venue details)
26 January Transforming our World – Stan Crees will explore with us the United Nations Sustainability Goals, focussing on organic issues, food problems, water use, pollution and climate change. How are we doing at world level?
23 February Fabulous Flax! Its Uses and Benefits for Health: plus, SOGG Annual General Meeting. A talk by Clare Skelton, Director of Flax Farm near Horsham, West Sussex who will bring us food for thought and delicious products to buy. A regular stallholder at Wallington Farmers Market.
23 March Wild About Flowers – John Negus, gardening broadcaster, columnist and member of RHS Gardening Media Guild, brings a lively and interactive presentation with opportunities to identify wild flowers and learn about their habitat.
27 April Reviving The Lodge and its Victorian Walled Garden – Lisa Lancefield and Tansy Honey will speak about EcoLocal’s project to renovate The Lodge to create a thriving focal point for the local community. They will also discuss their plans to revive the Victorian Walled Garden behind The Lodge and ask SOGG for their ideas.
Later talks and events:
12 May - Cheam Charter Fair
25 May Lou Nicholls - Organic Gardening
29 June Peter Melchett, Soil Association - Current issues in the Organic World
27 August - Carshalton Environmental Fair
28 September David Courtneidge, London Wildlife Trust – Dragonflies and Damselflies in London
26 October Harvest Supper plus Quiz by Paul Airey
30 November Jim Buttress - A lifetime of service in the Royal Parks
Meetings are held 7.30-9.00pm on the last Friday of the month (except July, August, December) at the Milton Hall, Cooper Crescent, off Nightingale Road, Carshalton, SM5 2DL opposite Carshalton College). Doors open at 7.15.