Allotment Training Day Schedule

Time SubjectSpeaker
9:30 – 9:55am  
9:50- 9:55amWelcomeDerek Hanton – Chair LAF
9:55 – 10:00amOpenLord Mayor – Cllr Eileen Taylor
10:00 – 10:30amEffectiveness of wild flower planting on bee diversity on allotmentsEmilie Ellis – Sheffield University
10:30 – 11:00amFeed LeedsTom Bliss
11:00 – 11:40amChoosing & Caring for ToolsJoe Foster – LAF
11:45 – 1:00pmLunchVisit information stands
1:00 – 1:15pmCorporate Governance – Registering LeasesJoanne Clough – Leeds City Council
1:15 – 2:00pmCompostingMick Poultney F.N.V.S.
2:00 – 2:45pmPruning Fruit Trees & BushesJoe Lofthouse – RHS Harlow Carr
2:45 – 3:00pm  
3:00 – 3:45pmRaised Beds & No DigMick Poultney  F.N.V.S.
3:45 – 4:25pmQ&A SessionAll
4:30pmCloseStuart Goulton – Vice President LAF

Attendees are asked to bring along their own refillable cups & water bottles.

Lunch is fish & chips – those unable to eat these will need to bring their own packed lunch.

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