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Spurtopia workshop - making a self-watering planter boxes and wicking pots

When

Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 10am – 12pm

Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 12:30 – 2:30pm

Note

Bookings essential. Join Roman Spur and learn about water efficient wicking pots and portable wicking planter boxes which last weeks without watering. Grow fruit and vegetables on balconies, patios or in the garden and learn about a fruit and vegetable pyramid garden. Make a self-watering planter box and wicking pot from recycled material to take home and grow your own. All materials provided. Please wear covered shoes.

Location: Kitchen in the Gardens

Event type Classes & workshops, Green
Age range Adults (30+), Seniors
Cost $5
Venue Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha
Venue address Brisbane Botanic Gardents Mt Coot-tha, 152 Mt Coot-tha Road, Toowong
Bookings Bookings required. For further information and to book phone 07 3403 2535.

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Comment by Lissa on February 8, 2017 at 19:39

Hi Darryl. Good for you for listing a workshop! But this needs to be listed under "Events" not "Blogs"(see top menu). Let me know if you have any problems. 

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