Talks and Workshops

Talks and workshops in 2023

Kim and Sally have been invited to talk at The Northwest Flower and Garden Festival in Seattle that takes place from the 15-19 February 2023. They will be giving a series of talks over the first three days. Find out more here

In March Kim and Sally are taking part in the Great Grow Along virtual garden festival  and will be giving a talk on the Climate Change Garden on Sunday 19 March at 7 pm (UK)

On Feb 9 Kim and Sally are panelists on a webinar about their new book hosted by which takes place at 8 am UK time and 3pm Eastern time (US and Canada). The webinar is free to attend so everybody who registers gets a link to the recording. Find out more here.


Sally runs gardening and smallholder workshops in her walled garden at Empire Farm in Somerset

  •  1 April 2023 Growing fruit and vegetables with climate change in mind  (book here)
  • 2 April 2023  Living on one acre or less  – how to grow all the meat, eggs, veg and fruit for your family on just one acre (book here)

Sally is an experienced speaker and has given talks at number of events including RHS Hampton Court Flower Festival, Toby Buckland’s Garden Festival,  London Permaculture Festival,  Edible Gardening Show, River Cottage Festival, and the Royal Welsh Spring Festival. She gives talks to gardening clubs and smallholder groups,  large and small, on various topics including climate change in our gardens, coping with too much / too little water, organic gardening, creating healthy vegetable gardens and improving biodiversity in our growing spaces. She is happy to give talks and webinars via zoom

Talks in 2023 booked to date include:

  • 11 Jan Clevedon
  • 25 Jan Stoke Sub Hambden Garden Club nr Yeovil
  • 4 April Marshfield nr Bath
  • 27 April Old Sarum, nr Salisbury
  • 2 May Wambrook nr Crewcerne
  • 5 May Wincanton
  • 11 May Chinook nr Crewcerne
  • 13 May HPS Wiltshire at Chippenham
  • 5 July Sandford nr Bristol
  • 19 July Mendip
  • 11 October Somerton

Many of these clubs allow non members to attend for a small charge.



Kim is a highly experienced, engaging trainer running hands-on courses, talks and workshops for a wide range of audiences, including the RHS, Kate Humble’s Farm, Garden Organic, botanic gardens, social housing providers, teachers, foodbanks and more groups and businesses besides, around climate change, resilience, money saving and well being through edible gardening.  Kim also teaches from her training gardens in West Wales. For full details click here

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