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Your winter organic vegetable garden

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Your winter organic vegetable garden

Time: June 3, 2017 from 1pm to 3:30pm
Location: Camp Mt
City/Town: Camp Mt
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Event Type: workshop
Organized By: Peter Kearney
Latest Activity: Jan 2, 2017

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Event Description

Your winter organic vegetable garden - Brisbane climate


Saturday 3rd June 1pm


About This Class

What You Will Learn

  • Ideal vegetable and herb crops to work with for sub tropical winter to early spring
  • Key tips on soil management for winter to spring
  • Essential tasks to maximise plant vitality and reduce impact of pests and diseases from end of May to end of August

What You Get

  • Packet of biodynamic soil conditioner


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 winter to early spring vegetable garden, an amazingly productive time of the year in our sub-tropical climate..

Peter will take you through his highly productive organic vegetable gardens and talk about what he has planned for his gardens from June to early September, He will also provide you with a background of what has happened in the season just finishing and a context of how his winter to early spring 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. Biodynamic soil conditioner and tree paste, as well as seasonal vegetable seedlings and herb pots are for sale at the workshop.

Workshop price is $50. Book early.

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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.)

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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