Food Garden Design

Organised by Riverside Education

With Robina McCurdy

Sunday, 25th August, 10am - 4.30pm

At Riverside Community

$40 per participant

For more info and to, please contact Tanja: education@riverside.org.nz

 

Abundance! Bountiful food garden design!

 

In this interactive hands-on workshop we will learn how to:

* apply permaculture and organic principles to garden design

* select the best site for a garden

* test and improve the soil

* work with several methods of garden preparation

* develop planting patterns for optimal yield

* provide for watering needs efficiently

* effectively utilise Nelson Region's Seasonal Calendar

 

Robina has been a Permaculture educator and home garden consultant for  the past 30 years. She is an avid home gardener and a  designer-implementer of many school gardens and community gardens around  the country. When she was co-ordinator of the Victory Community Gardens in Nelson, she wrote the 'Grow It' handouts series, which will be used during the workshop.

 

This event is proudly sponsored by Riverside Community Trust Board.

 

 

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