Monday, March 6th at 7pm in the Municipal Offices
A talk will be given by Richard Baldwin titled
“Vegetables: choosing the correct cultivar – Hybrids –
Seed storage etc.”
Richard Baldwin, RHS Masters, comes from the West
Riding of Yorkshire and has been involved in
horticulture all his life. His career started in a general
nursery with a florist shop, progressing to the parks
department glasshouses and nursery. He later
worked on the south coast growing indoor flowers, pot
plants and containerised nursery stock and then at the
research station at Luddington, Warwickshire on
commercial fruit crop production.
Richard then moved to Pershore College of
Horticulture, Worcestershire, specialising in
commercial horticulture. He ran a 50 acre intensive
vegetable unit along with a separate organic unit,
eventually becoming Senior Horticultural Lecturer.
Now retired, Richard practices wildlife gardening in his
own garden in Worcestershire.
Raffle tickets will be on sale at the meeting.
Please come along and bring interested friends who will be most welcome.