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How does your garden grow?
Saving your own seeds and propagating your own plants are important techniques for growing a bountiful and diverse garden. Join John Butler from Heirloom Harvest and Lachlan McKenzie from Permaculture SA for this comprehensive full-day workshop.
Presentations and discussions will include information on plant reproduction, successful seed saving, including plant selection, picking, drying, storing and planting your seeds. Also info on propagation techniques including root division, stem cutting, node rooting and more. Plus info on different potting mixes for different plants. There will be time for some hands-on fun.
Bring your own lunch, fruit for snacks, teas, coffee and refreshments provided.
The Presenters The facilitators are Lachlan McKenzie and John Butler who have a wealth of experience to share. John is the owner and operator of Heirloom Harvest, a South Australian certified organic vegetable and flower seed business and has been growing organic vegetable seeds commercially for 8 years. Lachlan has been practising, teaching and writing about seed saving and propagation techniques for over 25 years in many different climates and countries, including working with Jude and Michel Fanton, founders of the Seed Savers Network.
Presented by Permaculture SA, City of Marion and Trott Park Neighbourhood Centre with support from Green Adelaide.
Saturday, October 16, 2021 AT 10 am - 4:30 pm Cost - $50, concession - $35. For further information and bookings see here
Trott Park Neighbourhood Centre, 34 Hessing Crescent, Trott Park SA 5158