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Potato & Garlic Growing

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Potato & Garlic Growing

Time: February 28, 2016 from 9am to 12:30pm
Location: Kookaburra Organics Farm
City/Town: Conondale via Maleny, Sunshine Coast
Website or Map: http://www.kookaburraorganics…
Phone: (07) 5435 0057
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: Kookaburra Organics
Latest Activity: Sep 20, 2015

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Event Description

Potato & Garlic Growing workshop 28th Febuary 2016

COST $65

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

Potato & Garlic Growing on location Kookaburra Organic Farm, Conondale Sunshine Coast 9.00am -12.30pm

Join us for a hands-on morning digging in the dirt and learning all there is to know about growing potatoes and garlic here in South East Queensland. Gary Hands from Kookaburra Organics is sharing his wealth of knowledge and demonstrating how easy it is to grow spuds & Garlic.

Have you ever wondered about the best to plant a potato? Have you wondered when to harvest your garlic. Want to learn in a hands on environment to understand the process from start to finish.

We invite you to attend this workshop to get the best potato and garlic crops and learn in a relaxed and fun environment.

We will even plant the Super Magical food Turmeric, Galangal & Ginger

In this workshop you will learn all about:

  • Choosing the right potatoes and garlic
  • Preparing the soil
  • How to plant potatoes
  • How to plant garlic
  • Harvesting potatoes
  • Maintenance for both potatoes and garlic
  • Mulch

This is a hands-on workshop, so bring your gardening gloves and prepare to get messy.

You will leave this workshop with:

The knowledge to grow your own potatoes and garlic. You’ll also have a new appreciation of how easy it is to grow your own fresh food as the taste is unbeatable.

 

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VETIVER COMMUNITY PROJECT

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.)

The Vetiver Community Project 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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