Learn the basic skills to grow some of your own organic herbs and vegetables. We will set up and plant a new garden together. Food grown using natural organic methods is healthier for you and your family and healthier for the living soil; and the environment. Everyone can do this. Come and learn with us!
Venue: Kimbriki Eco House & Garden
The Eco House & Garden Learning Centre is located within the Kimbriki Resource Recovery Centre, Kimbriki Road, Ingleside. Access is by vehicle only – as there is no pedestrian access to Kimbriki, please arrange to arrive by vehicle. Please enter via the Weighbridge and speak to the Operator before proceeding.
Cost: Residents $30 per person. Non-residents $40 per person.
This beginners course will cover the following:
- What is Ecology?
- Overview of ALL our workshops
- Intro to the Principles of Organic Gardening
- Intro to ‘Bio-genics’ – the healing power of plants.
- Choosing a site and building the new garden
- Soil, planting, mulching, fertilising, pest control
- How your garden can keep you & your family healthy
- Tasting of edible flowers
- The real difference between organic and non-organic food
- Questions & answers