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How to Plant Tropical Permaculture Food Crops

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How to Plant Tropical Permaculture Food Crops

Time: August 26, 2017 from 9:30am to 12pm
Location: Yandina Community Garden
Street: Cnr North & Farrell
City/Town: Yandina
Website or Map: http://yandinacommunitygarden…
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: YCG
Latest Activity: Jul 26, 2017

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26th August – How to Plant Tropical Permaculture Food Crops with Kilagi Nielsen (9.30 am).

Learn how to plant crops such as Cassava, Taro, Cocoyam and Sweet Potato for ease of management and to maximise harvest. Kilagi grew up in New Guinea where planting, harvesting and cooking these foods were part of her traditional lifestyle. Kilagi has an extensive and practical knowledge and loves to share and teach others. You will come away from this workshop with new skills and knowledge that can be put into practice in your home garden. Plants and cuttings will be available where possible for you to purchase on the day.

Cost: $5 Non-Members, Gold coin for Members, Free to Regular Volunteers

Duration 1.5-2 hours. Bookings are NOT required.

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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.)

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