George John Pilkington


28 Ringwood Close
Gorse Covert

Telephone number: 
01925 453819

I have an MSc Countryside Management, (Cert.Ed). I am author of Gardening for Wildlife, and Composting with Worms.Why Waste Your Waste? I have also had many articles published in magazines, including for The Ecologist, The Soil Association and Organic Gardening.

I am a designer and distributor of the award-winning bumblebee and solitary bee nest boxes, and Waste Buster wormeries. I teach school children and special needs adults about the environment and have worked in colleges of further education. I am also a WEA tutor and a tutor for the Field Studies Council.

Talk topics: 

1. compost making and worm compost
2. Attracting wildlife to gardens
3. Wild bee ecology - Attracting bumblebees and solitary bees to your garden
4. Feeding wild birds - bird feeders, bird nest boxes
5. Creating a pond
6. Pest control
7. Organicgardening
8. Hedges and their history, planting hedges and their management

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