Growing Fabulous Backyard Fruit workshop

Seed Savers Albury-Wodonga is proud to host a special workshop with ‘Pete the Permie’ during Albury Wodonga Sustainable Living Week.

workshop flyer for growing fabulous backyard fruit with Seed Savers Albury-Wodonga

Growing fabulous backyard fruit – workshop flyer

GROWING FABULOUS BACKYARD FRUIT
Advance your fruit tree management skills

The workshop will cover:

  • root stock choice;
  • grafting;
  • pruning options; and
  • natural pest management.

Sunday 8th November 2015, 10am – 4pm

Cost: $95 (covers workshop, morning and afternoon tea plus workshop notes NB Participants to BYO lunch.) Continue reading

What are wicking beds?

By Karen Retra

Height of summer and no heat stress in this wicking bed

Height of summer and no heat stress in this wicking bed; nor does the gardener feel pressured to water daily.

Wicking beds are frequently discussed at our Seed Savers gatherings, with quite a number of members having created this type of bed (or pot or other vessel) in their garden.

For those not so familiar with the concept here’s a quick overview and some resources for further reading.

Please proceed with caution – wicking beds are proving quite addictive! Continue reading