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Backyard Veggie Gardening 2020: Session 4 – Problem Solving
16 February 2020 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm$60 – $70
Presented by Alison Walsh
Sunday 16 February 2020 | 11am – 2.30pm
creating a self-sustaining vegetable patch in your home
Backyard Veggie Gardening – a series of four, half-day workshops. The final session in the series is on Problem Solving ~ Sunday 16 February 2020 (SAGE Garden, 110 Queen St, Moruya)
Leading on from session 2 on Planting in September and the local backyard gardening tour in November, gardeners have spent the summer months in their own garden, and it’s time for participants to share what they have developed, grown and learnt from their specific garden.
In the final session of the series, Alison will review the season and work through solutions to some of the common problems you may have experienced through the summer growing season. In this workshop you will learn:
- Pests and diseases – how to prevent,
- Green manure and soil maintenance,
- Managing gluts and preparing for the hungry gap
- Preparing for the cooler months, and
- Lessons learnt and planning for the next season.
This workshop is ideal for anyone who is interested in learning about the issues they faced during the season – even if you haven’t attended the previous workshops, this is an invaluable session to learn what you can do better next time.
This workshop is a stand-only and can be attended without attending any of the workshops in the series.
About your Presenter
Alison Walsh is passionate about gardening and growing quality produce. Gardening since childhood, Alison love of growing food and feeding people continues today. Her wealth of knowledge is seen in the quality of the food she grows. Using natural growing techniques, and a plan, Alison has a constant supply of food that feeds three neighbouring families regularly, with an abundance for the frequent visitors and preserving. In her spare time, Alison is a successful Herbalist at Moruya Natural Therapies.
COST: Individual workshops – Only $60 (SAGE Member) – $70 (Non-SAGE Member)
Fee includes morning tea and a light lunch (prepared with local seasonal produce).
CONTACT: Sandra Makdessi SAGE Education Officer
email email@example.com or phone 0439 032 038
RSVP by Thursday 13 February 2020