FREE Gardening Workshop in February 2023
Horticultural student, Tahlia, from Newman's Nursery, will show workshop participants how to use kitchen scraps to do composting, and sustainable gardening practices. T& #65279
;ahlia is passionate about all things sustainability and growing her own food at home. T& #65279
;ahlia will share about re-purposing kitchen waste and making most out of it, composting and worm farming, and the basic principles of permaculture gardening, which is all about making sustainable gardening choices to ensure your garden thrives.T& #65279
;his workshop will be held at City of Tea Tree Gully Library, 571 Montague Road Modbury, in the Relaxed Reading Area, from 10am until 11am, on Tuesday 7 February 2023.S& #65279
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Water Wise Gardening
Living in a dry state presents numerous challenges for gardeners, particularly over long hot summers. If you would like to know how to make your garden thrive and survive throughout the summer season, please come to this workshop and book your FREE ticket here
. Alan Shepard will show you some strategies for keeping gardens alive without a large water bill, by looking at simple and water-saving initiatives. This workshop also will focus on plant selection, ways to improve the soil for better water retention, zone watering, watering system options, shading techniques, mulching and watering systems. Located at Campbelltown Public Library Meeting Rooms, 171 Montacute Road, Newton, this workshop will be held on Thursday 8 February 2023, from 11am to 12.30pm.
Growing Green Gathering**
City of Charles Sturt and Sophie Thomson will be hosting a community workshop, Growing Green Gathering
, on Thursday, 16 February 2023, starting from 6pm to 8pm. Located at City of Charles Sturt Civic Centre, 72 Woodville Road, Woodville, you will have the opportunity to chat with like-minded folk about how you might help to get more trees growing to increase canopy cover across the City. Book your FREE spot here
Permaculture in the Home Garden
Join Beth on Saturday, 18 February 2023, from 9.15 am to 10am, at St Peters Town Hall, 101 Payneham Road Saint Peters, as she talks about implementing permaculture principles in the home garden. No matter how big or small your home garden is, you can use the principles of permaculture to condition the soil, reduce water use, encourage good bugs, and improve your garden output. Join this workshop and book your FREE spot here
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;attracting bugs, no waste gardening and many more
All gardeners know that mulching can conserve water and reduce the weeding needed in their gardens but there are many other benefits and some potential pitfalls of mulching. Jenny, from Cosmophylla Garden Services and Advice, will talk more about Mulch Matters
, at St Peters Town Hall 101 Payneham Road, Saint Peters, on Saturday,18 February 2023, from 10.30 am until 11.30am. Book your interest here
Community Plant Propagation Workshops
The City of Salisbury, together with Provenance Indigenous Plants, is holding a series of free plant propagation workshops. Come along and help prepare the seedlings to grow before being planted in their forever homes, while learning some great skills and tips which you can use when gardening at home.
The workshop will be held at Provenance Indigenous Plants, 40 Sandy Crescent, Salisbury Park, on 24 February 2023 and also on 24 March 2023. Each workshop session will start at 10am and will go until 11.30am. The seedlings of a variety of trees and shrubs will be planted along the Little Para River in May and June 2023. You can also give a hand at this community planting event and help get the ball rolling.
If you are interested in this workshop, please go to this site
to book your FREE spot, as only 10 participants will be per workshop session. This is to ensure you have a hands-on experience and plenty of time to ask questions. So sign up now to save your place.
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