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All Season, Cool Climate Organic Vegetable Growing

Published 15th January, 2019 in Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks
  • Location

    92 Monkittee Street, Braidwood, NSW, 2622, Australia

  • Date

    24th February 2019

  • Time

    All Day

Australia's cooler and cold climate zones can make growing vegetables all year around a real challenge. In this workshop you will learn the strategies and tactics that make for successful vegetable production in areas where overnight winter temperatures are often below zero, with regular frosts. The workshop covers: Understanding your climate zone, particularly a cool climate zone Growing in all seasons Bed preparation When and what to plant Frost protection Weeding and weeding tools Intensive planting and other garden practices They very briefly explore the various organic approaches: permaculture, bio-dynamic, biological and gain a basic understanding of these different philosophies. The course aims to provide you with the practical knowledge and skills to produce food all year, from a small backyard plot or a large market garden. Your Workshop Facilitator Bronwyn Richards is a successful small commercial market gardener of 12 years experience with a focus on sustainability, soil health, water conservation and organic growing principles. Helen M Lynch, BA, DipEdStud, MEdAdmin, PostGCOEd, CertIVTAE , is an educator having spent 15 years across the TAFE and University sectors designing educational experiences for adults

Published 15th January, 2019 in Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

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