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Happy soil, happy garden

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Happy soil, happy garden

Time: September 9, 2017 from 2:30pm to 4pm
Location: Corinda Library
Street: Corinda Library, 641 Oxley Road
City/Town: Corinda
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Phone: 07 3407 7701
Event Type: free, workshop
Organized By: Brisbane city council libraries
Latest Activity: Aug 10, 2017

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WHEN Saturday, 9 September 2017, 2:30 – 4pm
VENUE Corinda Library
VENUE ADDRESS Corinda Library, 641 Oxley Road, Corinda
AGE RANGE Adults (30+)
BOOKINGS Bookings required. Phone Corinda Library on 07 3407 7701 to reserve your place.
EVENT TYPE Green, Workshops

This workshop investigates the practical aspects of understanding and improving your garden soil to make a more productive and healthy garden. Topics will include the secrets of soil life, pH, soil structure and fertilizers. Bring a 500 ml jar of your own soil for practical soil testing. Presented by horticulturalist, Brian Sams.

Bookings essential.

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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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