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Transform your summer organic vegetable garden - Brisbane climate

Event Details

Transform your summer organic vegetable garden - Brisbane climate

Time: December 3, 2016 from 1pm to 3:30pm
Location: Peter's property
Street: 7 Hogan Court
City/Town: Camp Mountain
Website or Map: https://weteachme.com/cityfoo…
Phone: Peter Kearney on 0401156532 or peter@cityfoodgrowers.com.au
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: Peter Kearney
Latest Activity: Oct 17, 2016

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Event Description

SATURDAY 3RD DECEMBER

  • Key tips on soil management for summer to autumn
  • Essential tasks to maximise plant vitality and reduce impact of pests and diseases from December start to end of March
  • Ideal vegetable and herb crops to work with for sub tropical summer to autumn

What You Get

  • Packet of biodynamic soil conditioner

Description

This afternoon workshop from 1-3.30pm, held in beautiful organic gardens of the workshop presenter, Peter Kearney, will provide you with a unique opportunity to understand the essential seasonal activities for your summer to early autumn vegetable garden in the sub tropical climate of Brisbane.

Peter will take you through his highly productive organic vegetable gardens and talk about what he has planned for his gardens from December to end to February, He will also provide you with a background of what has happened in the season just finishing and a context of how his summer to early autumn vegetable garden work fits into his yearly organic gardening rthymn. Peter has successfully grown seasonal vegetables, herbs and fruits in the Brisbane climate for 21 years using organic methods.

Participant numbers are limited to 12 people and half the workshop time will be used for question and answer based on the participants own gardens. A herb tea will be provided during the question and answer session.and we will also prepare the biodynamic soil conditioner whilst chatting and put it out on Peter's garden so you will understand how to apply this takeaway soil conditioner for your garden.

Workshop price is $50. Book early.

BOOKINGS AND FURTHER INFORMATION HERE.

Peter Kearney on 0401156532 or peter@cityfoodgrowers.com.au 

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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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