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Biodynamics Method of Pest and Weed Control

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Biodynamics Method of Pest and Weed Control

Time: November 16, 2014 from 9:30am to 3:30pm
Location: Bellbunya
Street: 114 Browns Rd
City/Town: Belli Park
Website or Map: http://www.bellbunya.org.au/e…
Event Type: workshops
Organized By: Kestrel / Joan at Bellbunya
Latest Activity: Oct 3, 2014

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Biodynamics is a spiritual-ethical-ecological approach to agriculture, food production and nutrition. Biodynamics was first developed in the early 1920s based on the spiritual insights and practical suggestions of the Austrian writer and educator, Rudolf Steiner.

It has been described as "Activating Nature".

We are running a series of biodynamic workshops at Bellbunya for beginners - 5 days, monthly series begins 22 June, 9.30 am to 3.30 pm. You can attend full series or individual workshops (see below).

Have you wanted to treat your property with Biodynamics(BD) - and haven't the confidence or known where to start?

Do you appreciate learning in combination of theory and practical, hands-on?

And would you like to have access to ongoing support?

This series of workshops with Kaye Cheval will equip you with the confidence to use Biodynamics on your own property, large or small. Kaye will always be available to support you in your ongoing journey of discovery.

Sunday 22 June - Workshop 1: An introduction to Biodynamics, including a brief history of BD agriculture, the role of preparations, what they are and do, and the function and practical application of BD500. A look at the BD planting calendar.

Sunday 20 July - Workshop 2: More of the calendar. More on the uses of preps 502-507. Rhythms in nature. All about tree paste, mixing & applying.

Sunday 17 August - Workshop 3: The role of BD 508. Making manure concentrate. The importance of Humus. A total farming system. Soil profiles.

Sunday 21 September - Workshop 4: The story of compost making. Making a compost. Water, BD501, function and application.

Sunday 16 November - Workshop 5: BD method of pest & wedd control. Making an animal pepper.

When: Third Sunday of June, July, August, September & (skipping October) November 9.30 am to 3.30 pm each day

Where: Bellbunya community, 114 Browns Road, Belli Park (11 Klms from Eumundi off the Eumundi-Kenilworth Rd)

Cost: $250 for 5 workshops - paid in full at registration, or $60 for individual workshops. Numbers strictly limited.
Bring vegetarian lunch to share. Other refreshments provided.

Enquiries & Bookings: Joan at contact@bellbunya.org.au or visit the web-site http://www.bellbunya.org.au/events-calendar" border="0" height="20" width="20"/> www.bellbunya.org.au/events-calendar

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GrowVetiver

Vetiver grass helps to stabilise soil and protects it against erosion.  It can protect against pests and weeds. Vetiver is also used as animal feed. (Wiki.)

GrowVetiver is a plant nursery run by Dave & Keir Riley that harvests and grows Vetiver grass for local community applications and use. It is based in Beachmere, just north of Brisbane, Australia.


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