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Permaculture Practicals Grow Organic Herbs & Veggies with Adrian Holbeck

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Permaculture Practicals Grow Organic Herbs & Veggies with Adrian Holbeck

Time: May 6, 2017 at 9am to May 27, 2017 at 12pm
Location: Northey St City Farm
Street: 16 Victoria St
City/Town: Windsor
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Event Type: workshop
Organized By: NSCF
Latest Activity: Apr 3, 2017

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Event Description

Saturdays 6, 13, 20, 27 May

9am – 12 noon

Northey Street City Farm

16 Victoria Street


In this practical course, Adrian Holbeck shows sustainable, small space organic gardening.

Learn secrets of thinking big and starting small.

By the end of Week 4 you will be able to …

Enrich your soil with composts & tonics

Plan a compact, productive garden, full of the seasonal greens & perennials that you like to eat

Grow herbs and vegies to boast about and eat

Get seasonal success with super greens

How? Details of each 3 hour session …

Week 1: Composts, plant needs, your garden site & planting plan

Week 2: Soil life, soil foods, fertilisers & tonics, one no-dig method, seasonal planting

Week 3: Soil texture, structure, nutrients & pH, rotation, your planting plan, plant ailments, tools

Week 4: Plant ailments & organic cures, bad bugs, good bugs, planting your plan

Cost: $200/ $170 Healthcare Card Holder + Booking Fee


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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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