Hellens Garden Festival Talks 2021

SATURDAY – 2pm

‘Gardeners Forum’    

How are gardeners and growers meeting the challenges of Climate Change?  Are they altering ‘age-old’ practises to fit the milder winters; employing new methods or possibly even seeing benefits in the garden ? How can we avoid plastics is the garden? What can be done to increase biodiversity and counter the reduction in the insect population and prevent the potentially catastrophic consequences, if the trend continues?

Join experienced journalist, gardener and Chelsea flower show judge Tamsin Westhorpe, BBC 2’s Allotment Guru Terry Walton, award winning Garden designer Hannah Genders and accomplished landscape gardener John Cunningham to explore how we can all do our bit to ‘Garden for the Planet’.

SUNDAY – 2pm

‘Foragers Forum’    

Join experienced forager and author Adele Nozedar, Brecon based Wild Foods expert Liz Knight, Herbalist Rowan McOnegal and homeopathic Hedgewitch Kelda White to explore how we can deepen our relationship with the plants that grow around us, how we can use them for food and medicine.