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From The Ground Up - Building Healthy Soil

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From The Ground Up - Building Healthy Soil

Time: July 17, 2018 from 9:30am to 1pm
Location: Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha
Street: 152 Mt Coot-tha Road, Toowong
City/Town: Toowong
Website or Map: https://www.brisbane.qld.gov.…
Phone: 07 3403 2535.
Event Type: free, green, workshops
Organized By: Brisbane City Council
Latest Activity: Jul 14, 2018

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Event Description

WHEN Tue 17 Jul 2018 • 9:30am - 1:00pm
VENUE Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha, 152 Mt Coot-tha Road, Toowong
VENUE  152 Mt Coot-tha Road, Toowong
AGE RANGE
Young adults, Adults (30+), Seniors
BOOKINGS
Bookings required. For more information and to book phone 07 3403 2535.
COST
Free
EVENT TYPE
Green, Workshop
DETAILS

From the Ground Up is a 4 part workshop series on how to garden and grow plants sustainably. The methods and practices in the workshops are designed to restore and nurture the environment and to assist you in growing your garden harmoniously with nature. 

Each workshop is independent of the others and you do not need to attend them all.

This month’s workshop is about creating and building healthy, living soil by turning your waste into a resource. You will receive information about what the soil needs to stay healthy and how to enrich the soil giving your plants the best opportunity to grow and thrive. Practical activity is to build a no dig garden.

Please wear a hat and covered shoes.

Location: Meet at the Kitchen in the Garden.

Location:  Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha, 152 Mt Coot-tha Road, Toowong

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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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