How to Grow Organic Garlic: An Introductory Day Workshop
92 Monkittee Street, Braidwood, NSW, 2622, Australia
10th February 2019
This is a pragmatic short course for intending small a micro commercial growers. It tells you how to grow garlic in Australia's suitable climate areas. You start with the "garlic basics" so that you understand plant anatomy, growing needs and the varieties available. You then learn to systematically prepare to grow, plant, harvest and dry your crop. It's a cradle to grave kind of course that should get you started as a grower regardless of whether you are growing a few plants or a few thousand. Topics covered include: The different garlic groups - yes all garlic is not the same The anatomy of garlic - understanding the garlic plant and how it grows What garlic to plant, when to plant it Purchasing seed stock Preparing the soil Planting and managing your crop Pests and Diseases Harvesting, including when to harvest. Drying and Curing Bronwyn Richards and Helen Lynch, of Wynlen House Urban Micro Farm, conveners of the Braidwood Garlic Growers Group, Landcare Champion of NSW 2017 in Innovation and Farm Management, and long term garlic growers, are your facilitators for this workshop. They share their expertise and experience in garlic growing, so that you can start to grow successfully.
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