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Organic Gardening with Annette McFarlane

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Organic Gardening with Annette McFarlane

Time: September 17, 2016 from 9am to 2:30pm
Location: Yandina Community Garden
Street: Cnr North & Farrell
City/Town: Yandina
Website or Map: http://yandinacommunitygarden…
Phone: Amber Grimley,
Event Type: celebration
Organized By: YCG
Latest Activity: Sep 16, 2016

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Organic Gardening with Annette McFarlane

17th September 

Join us to celebrate National Organic Week by spending a Spring Saturday at Yandina Community Gardens with Annette McFarlane.


 9 am Gates Open
 9.45 am Welcome
 10 am “What's Bugging You - Organic control of garden pests and diseases” with Annette McFarlane
 12 pm Garden Tour
 1.30 pm Q&A Session with Annette McFarlane – bring along your gardening questions for in-person talkback!

Entry $10 (children under 16 years free) - No bookings required
Food & tea/coffee will be available to purchase at YCG or at local cafes.
Plants, seeds, tools, books and gardening products for sale.

Annette McFarlane is an organic gardener, seed saver and sustainability educator.  Author of ‘Successful Gardening in Warm Climates’, ‘Organic Vegetable Gardening’, ‘Organic Fruit Growing’ & ‘Love Your Garden’. She presents Gardening Talkback each Saturday on ABC radio & writes the gardening column in the Sunday Mail

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Comment by Mary-Ann Baker on September 16, 2016 at 5:41

sorry it was Sunday on the first email we had - they must have changes it ...

Comment by Lissa on September 16, 2016 at 5:33

Where do you see Sunday mentioned Mary-Ann? Needs to be fixed if it does.

Comment by Lissa on September 16, 2016 at 5:31

It's on Saturday 17th Mary-Ann.

Comment by Mary-Ann Baker on September 16, 2016 at 5:26

Sunday is the 18th so is it Sunday or Saturday 17th?

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