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Edible Food Choices in Garden's Weeds
There is nothing more pleasant than walking through your garden and being able to pick leaves from your plants to eat. I know I find it incredibly refreshing to munch on a couple of basil or parsley leaves as I water my garden. Yet herbs are only the beginning; there are a huge number of weeds growing in your garden that can be just as appetising and rich in nutrients ready for you to eat. You just need to know which ones and for what purpose.
Carla grew up in Queensland and inherited her skills for permaculture from her mother. She is a lifelong nurturer of gardens, healer of spirits and seeker of connection to the earth. Over many years people have harmed the earth through toxic habits. Carla founded the non-profit "Gaia's Organic Gardens" where she mentors others to connect with their gardens, grow their own food and to live a healthier life through sustainable living practices.
Parsley (Author's Photo)
Other workshops and services Cara offers are fermented foods, natural beauty, seed saving, kids programmes, coaching services, keeping plants thriving and 'garden doctor'. A portion of funds collected from her services is funnelled back into the local community programmes and excess produce is distributed to the needy.
Learn how to prioritise the removal of each weed and what is useful
Give you organic solutions to control your weeds and not having to use any harmful chemicals that can ultimately lead to illness
Learn what the weeds in your yard are telling you about your soil
Comfrey - Author's Photo
An edible weeds light lunch is included in the cost of the workshop. Cost is $53.84 per person and you can register by clicking the link here. Refunds are available only up to seven days before the event. More information about other workshops can be located on Gaia's Organic Garden Website.