Intro to Growing Vegetables Course Weekly Starts Wednesday 1st March 2017 Location Peachester Sunshine Coast
Limited with time and budget. Mid week gardening workshop for just $20.00 per person per session. Every Wednesday Grow your Knowledge & Skill to produce great Produce
Introduction to growing vegetables. Location Peachester @ The Hertiage listed Crohamhurst Observatory
If you are not sure where to start or not getting the most from your patch, this course we cover ALL you need to know ! Conducted over 5 consecutive (Wednesdays)
Week One ......Construct Vegetable patch from Scratch using the No-Dig method.
(!st March).....Start a low cost Worm Farm and brew worm juice.
Week Two ..... Natural Pest control using Organic materials from your household.
(8th March).... Make your own low cost fertilizer brew.
......Discover how to attract Honey Bees to your garden.
WeekThree.....Plant Seeds & Seedlings.
(15th March).......Understanding Moon Planting.
Week Four......Protecting your vegetable patch against humidity and other harsh weather conditions.
(22nd March)......Essential vegetable and herbs plants for the Home Kitchen Garden.
Week Five......The secret of growing carrots, beetroot, Turmeric and other root crops.
(29th March)......How to keep your vegetable patch producing food every week of the year.
BOOKINGS Essential $20.00 for each sessions
Gary Hands is an Organic grower of fresh produce including survival & Heirloom plants. Kookaburra Farm is a Organic and sustainable, naturally farmed market garden on the Sunshine Coast,Qld.
Gary is well known for his knowledge in organic growing in both temperate & sub–tropical areas. He is a regular speaker at Garden Clubs, Sustainability Expo's and Organic Food groups. He regularly presents a range of vegetable growing workshops catering for beginners through to the very experienced gardener. Gary also privately consults on creating Backyard Farms and market gardens for sustainable food crops, using aspects of permaculture design and holistic approach. https://www.facebook.com/kookaburraorganics
Victoria is an Urban Farmer and Cafe owner based on the Sunshine Coast. Growing her own food in a sustainable and cost effective system.
Passionate about education and empowering people and communities to grow and eat Clean, Nutritional dense homegrown food.
Whilst new to the Sunshine Coast Victoria has already established a highly productive low-cost vegetable garden. Raising her own seedlings, establishing a large worm farm to accommodate the cafe & household waste turning into liquid gold for her Urban Farm