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Seedy Sunday is back for 2022

After a two year hiatus Seedy Sunday is back with a fantastic line-up of speakers, local businesses and creative activities with a horticultural theme.

Seedy Sunday is a family event run byRyde Arts that celebrates all aspects of growing. The event includes an annual seed swap and an array of guest speakers sharing their expertise and advice. The event forms part of Ryde Arts’ commitment to greening our town and to the Island’s Biosphere status.

This year they have also commissioned Lauren Fry @studio_wren to create a Seedy Sunday window installation so keep your eyes peeled for that in the run up to the weekend.

Seedy Sunday is brought to you with support from Ryde Town Council and Arts Council England. Please note that for 2022, Seedy Sunday is at the following new location in the centre of Ryde: Department, (formerly Packs), Cross Street, Ryde, PO33 2AA.

2022 Programme of Talks:
10.30am Doors open
11am: Mike Fitt – The Railway Gardens Project
11.45: Francesca Cooper – No-Dig Production in the Modern Kitchen Garden
12.30: Network Ryde – Life at the Allotment
1.15: Ian Boyd (ARC) – Three Pot Planet – Building Mini Ecosystems
2.30: Ian Boyd (ARC) – Rewilding and encouraging biodiversity
3.30: Doors Close

Other Activities …
• Seed Swap – Please bring your saved and surplus seeds to swap at the event.
• Paper vegetables workshop – Drop in, make and colour your own paper vegetables.
• Make your own seed packets – Learn how to recycle your unwanted paper to make
packets for your seeds.
• Shop from some local independent businesses at our mini market

Online …
In 2021, Seedy Sunday came to you via Facebook Live! Excellent video tutorials from Gerry Price (The Coastal Gardener) and Cathy Odie can be revisited here if you need a refresher on propagation methods and making your own seed packets.

Photo credit: Holly Jolliffe @hollyjolliffephoto