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Frome Potato Day and Seed Swap 2017!

26th Feb 2017 @ 10:00 - 14:00


The Spring is finally coming!!With everything the keen gardener or allotmenteer needs, the event is the best way to get your gardening year off to a great start!

This year there will be an incredible edible twist with local delights from Frome Country Market and Frome Food Assembly, Pennard Potato Taste Testing and the opportunity to explore potato dishes from around the world!

Children’s activities throughout the day! Including sowing seeds, making potato people, seed activities, songs from Frome’s very own Rocktopus and face painting!!

There will also be the Community-run Seed Swap so get your spare seeds and brown envelopes out!

And don’t forget the wonderful talks and workshops…

How to get the best from your potatoes with Chris Smith from Pennard Plants

Find out how to support the bird life in your garden with the wonderful RSPB

Discover how to create the perfect compost with Shared Earth Learning

Of course there will be the huge range of seed potatoes from Pennard Plants, this year also including several good quality blight resistant varieties and hundreds of different types of seed.

As well as heritage varieties, there will be organically and locally grown seeds, many unusual and fun varieties. You can also expect to find onion and garlic sets, fruit trees, bushes and canes, and rhubarb crowns.

With excellent local suppliers of spring bulbs, fragrant and bee-friendly plants, to fill the garden with colour and beauty this year, and a range of meadow flowers suitable for the garden.

Phew! So don’t be a couch potato… come and join us for a day of family fun!!


26th Feb 2017
10:00 - 14:00
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Cheese and Grain
Market Yard
Frome, BA11 1BE
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01373 455 420