Events

Events

East Ruston Old Vicarage Garden, Norfolk

We have organised a Coach trip to East Ruston Old Vicarage Garden, Norfolk on Saturday 25th June.

A beautiful 32 acre garden, containing many garden rooms.

East Ruston Old Vicarage - Wikipedia
An exotic garden in an exposed prarie landscape by the North Norfolk coast

SEED SWAP 2023

Our next Seed Swap, which will be our 15th year, will be held on

18th February 2023.

10 am to 2 pm

At the Freeman Memorial Church Hall

About Seeds Swaps

Seed Swaps can offer varieties that do well in the local environment.

Commercial seed companies must pay a fee to register each seed variety that they sell. Understandably, they choose to sell the seeds that will be most profitable. It is illegal to sell seeds that are not registered on the European or National Seed Lists.

It is also illegal for Seed Swaps to sell seeds as they are not registered, which is why we usually ask for donations for packets of seeds.

Organised Seed Swaps began in Canada in the 1980s, but gardeners have been swapping seeds informally for centuries.

The first seed swap organised in England was in Brighton, in 2001, and, known as Seedy Sunday it has grown and flourished (rather like the seeds themselves, one hopes!)