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Wicking Beds - Hands on Workshop

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Ree Maloney
Wicking Garden Beds
Kingston Council offers free gardening workshops. Their next one will be presented by the 'Very Edible Gardens' (VEG) team on Saturday the 25th of November.

In this practical workshop, you'll learn about the science and logistics of building a wicking bed. For those (like me) who've never heard of a wicking bed, it's a garden bed with a waterproof lining. So, it's sort of like creating a self-watering pot but directly in your garden.

The Kingston Council workshop will include:

- How wicking beds work and what they offer, including water and labour savings & easy to succeed veggie gardening

When wicking beds are great option, and when they might not be

Q and A session for participant raised questions

There will be a "how-to component involving converting an existing bed, we'll explore the common pitfalls of building a wicking bed and how to avoid them, and have some fun along the way!"

Physical participation is voluntary and further online reading and resources are provided.

"Wicking garden beds use much less water and, even better, require less maintenance than conventional garden beds to produce an abundance of vegies and other plants. In this workshop, you'll learn how to build one as we construct one for a local school."

This is a FREE event but numbers are limited, so book now by clicking this link.

The gardening workshop will be held at Cheltenham
Kingston Heath Primary School on the 25th of November.
From 10am - 12pm.
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Why? Free gardening workshop - wicking beds
When: Saturday, 25th November 2017
Where: Cheltenham Kingston Heath Primary School
Cost: Free - but must register
Your Comment
Apart from wearing old gardening clothes, hat, gloves, what else shd ppl bring?
by fluffynut (score: 2|917) 733 days ago
I think that sounds fine.
by Ree Maloney (score: 0|6) 733 days ago
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