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Bugs for BUGS - Sustainable Gardening

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Bugs for BUGS - Sustainable Gardening

Time: January 20, 2017 from 10am to 12pm
Location: Centacare
Street: Petersen St
City/Town: Beaudesert
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Event Type: workshop
Organized By: BUGS
Latest Activity: Jan 6, 2017

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Bugs for BUGS - Sustainable Gardening with Jerry Coleby-Williams

Friday 20th January 10am to 12noon

Centacare, Petersen St, Beaudesert

Join the Beaudesert University of the Third Age Gardening Club (BUGS) for this special event

If you are under thirty years old, you have never gardened in 'normal' weather conditions.

* How does climate influence crop yield and nutitional value?
* Why are certain gardening techniques more vital than ever before?
* How do you increase productivity, whatever you grow, and save money?
* Which plants are climate change winners? Which are losers?
* Which bugs are our gardening allies?

Learn key methods of sustainable horticulture from Jerry Coleby-Williams, a Kew-trained horticulturist and conservationist, before he heads off to Geneva to lecture for the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation.

10.00am start
11.00am morning tea
11.15 Q & A session
12.00pm close

Gardening books and preserves for sale - ask Jerry.

Entry fee, parking, and all other event related enquiries, please contact Liz, Email:

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Comment by Lissa on January 6, 2017 at 4:37

Work day, can't go myself unfortunately.

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