Event notes from ‘Embrace your weeds’

Emma and some weeds

Emma discussing weeds!

By Karral Millar & Chiara Cass

Workshop: Embrace your Weeds, held Thursday 12/10/17
Presenter: Emma Street

As gardeners we spend a great deal of time and money and risk our health with the use of herbicides in order to remove weeds from our garden. Perhaps we should rethink and use some of these weeds which can be delicious and highly nutritious. Continue reading

Our events calendar for 2017

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2017 calendar of events

We’ve plotted and planned and we think the resulting event calendar is looking pretty good!

We’ve not locked in the final dates of the year (tricky from this far out) but you can check out the nature of those sessions, too.

Please consider adding these dates to your diary. And as always, we’ll keep you posted if additional opportunities arise.

You’ll find it on this page of our website.

Notes from Andrew Christy’s Seed Raising Talk

Hot tips on seed raising and more

Plus a quiz for seedling spotters

By Jane Barlow

A wonderful turn out of folks came to listen to Andrew Christy give us a talk on raising seeds and the growing mediums that can be used, also containers, tricky seeds and ways to improve the way we raise seeds. Ideas and tools for success. Continue reading

Seed raising advice with guest speaker Andrew Christy (16 Aug)

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Join us on August 16th

At our next event we’ll be exploring ways to improve your success when growing from seed. Whether you are an experienced seed raiser or beginner seed grower we bet you’ll find this a most useful session. Our guest speaker, Andrew Christy, regularly provides gardening advice at local Bunnings’ workshops and on talk-back radio.

Andrew will provide tips on raising seeds including: choosing a growing medium; containers; tricky seeds; tools to improve success; and more. Continue reading