$148.19

Beginners Home Gardening Workshop

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Pakaraka

Thames, Waikato 3577

New Zealand

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Learn how to grow nutritious food for you and your family in your backyard. In this comprehensive workshop, we will cover many essential topics that will help you grow a productive garden, that is capable of feeding you and your family throughout the year.

  • Basic principles of organic gardening: soil health and fertility.

  • Considerations in choosing the best location for your garden, including pest proofing.

  • Starting a new garden; Converting a lawn into a garden, creating garden beds & and building raised beds.

  • Recommended Tools.

  • How to make great compost.

  • How to use compost and other fertilizers.

  • Propagating your own plants; how to grow healthy seedlings.

  • Direct seeding in the garden.

  • How to plant in the garden.

  • Trellising and crop support.

  • Weeding strategies.

  • Watering your garden.

  • Companion planting & crop rotation.

  • Saving seeds.

  • Your small greenhouse.

  • Detailed information on how to grow: potatoes, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, courgettes, pumpkins, lettuce, broccoli, radish, peas, beans, onions, garlic,

    kumera

    , corn, strawberries and a few herbs.

  • Growing year round for a 4 season harvest.

  • Crop

    Planing

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Organic morning and afternoon tea will be provided. Please bring a plate to share for a potluck lunch.

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