How to Grow Organic Garlic: Developed for small to medium commercial producers (ON-FARM WORKSHOP)
Sunday: February 10th, 2019
Time: 9.30 am to 3.30pm (lunch included)
Cost: $175 including GST
Details: The course will be held in Braidwood, NSW
Enroll and get free access to our resource packed online garlic growing course for 3 months.
This is a comprehensive, pragmatic short course for small & medium commercial growers. It tells you how to grow garlic in Australia's suitable climate areas.
You start with the "garlic basics" so that you understand plant anatomy, growing needs and the varieties available. You then learn to systematically prepare to grow, plant, harvest and dry your crop. It's a cradle to grave kind of course that should get you started as a grower regardless of whether you are growing a few plants or a few thousand.
- The different garlic groups - yes all garlic is not the same
- The anatomy of garlic - understanding the garlic plant and how it grows
- What garlic to plant and when to plant it
- How much to plant
- Purchasing seed stock
- Preparing the soil
- Planting and managing your crop
- Pests and Diseases
- Harvesting, including when to harvest.
- Drying and Curing
Bronwyn Richards and Helen Lynch, of Wynlen House Urban Micro Farm, conveners of the Braidwood Garlic Growers Group, Landcare Champion of NSW 2017 in Innovation and Farm Management, and long term garlic growers, are your facilitators for this workshop. They share their expertise and experience in garlic growing, so that you can start to grow successfully.