Green Books – Gardening to save the planet

Posted on 23 February 2021

For their second Green Books event, Greening Steyning have invited wildlife guru Dave Goulson to talk about his latest bestseller “The Garden Jungle or, Gardening to Save the Planet.”

The book is a wonderful introduction to the hundreds of small creatures with whom we live cheek-by-jowl and of the myriad ways that we can encourage them to thrive. Dave Goulson is great speaker, and has been described as “the kind of humorous, knowledgeable and bubblingly enthusiastic teacher anyone would want.”

It’s on Thursday 4th March from 7.30-8.30pm. You can either book a free ticket or choose to make a small donation (minimum £1) to cover costs and help support the work of Greening Steyning. Sign up via Eventbrite.

And in case you missed out on seeing Greening Steyning’s excellent Green Books with Charles Dowding on ‘No Dig Gardening’, it is now available to watch on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8bc0uUmeI-I&feature=youtu.be

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Taking bookings now for the next one on Saturday October 29th.

We really never know quite what we're going to have to repair but our wonderful volunteers are always ready to rise to the challenge each month and do an incredible job, bearing in mind mostly they only have an hour for each repair (and we were really busy)! There's also drinks and cake available while you wait.

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I'm sure it's staring me in the face, but how do I book please? 🤔

Don't forget to mention how good the coffee and cakes are 😋 ☕

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Which one is this? I'd love to join in growing veg as we don't have a garden. Looks wonderful

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