All Season Cool/Cold Climate Organic Vegetable Growing (March 29th, repeated August 16th)
Growing vegetables for your family and friends or as a commercial enterprise can be very rewarding. Come with us for a day to discover the pleasure of growing chemical free vegetables in our remarkable cool climate region on NSW. Taste what we grow with the light lunch provided and dream of what you can grow to sustain your community and regenerate the soil in your own backyard or market garden.
The March 29th Workshop is now fully subscribed.
WHEN: Sunday 16th August, 2020
TIME: 9.30 - 3.30pm,
WHERE: Braidwood NSW
Lunch and morning tea provided.
What you will learn
Australia's cooler and cold climate zones can make growing vegetables all year around a real challenge. In this workshop you will learn the strategies and tactics that make for successful vegetable production in areas where overnight winter temperatures are often below zero, with regular frosts. The workshop covers:
- understanding your climate zone, particularly a cool climate zone
- growing in all seasons
- bed preparation
- when and what to plant
- frost protection
- weeding and weeding tools
- intensive planting and other garden practices
We very briefly explore the various organic approaches: permaculture, bio-dynamic, biological and gain a basic understanding of these different philosophies. The course aims to provide you with the practical knowledge and skills to produce food all year, from a small backyard plot or a large market garden.
DISCOUNT FOR COUPLES: The on-farm workshop is offered in Braidwood NSW, and will soon be offered online throughout Australia. Couples discounts apply. Pay the full amount to enroll, notify us of you and your partners names and email addresses, and we will refund $25 to the payee after the workshop.
There are none except for enthusiasm for producing food of a high standard
Who is this Course for: