Find Out About Permaculture & Biological Fertilisers

26th Aug 2017

In this introduction to Permaculture and Biological Fertilisers you will learn all you have ever wanted to know to create a strong, healthy and beautiful backyard.

Date: Saturday 26th August 2017

Location: Granite Borders Landcare Office, 45 Martin Street Tenterfield

Time: 10am - 2pm                  Cost $15 per person

Program:

  • Morning tea & introduction to the day.
  • Overview of the 3 permaculture ethics & 12 principals
  • Site assessment, elementsof the site challenges
  • Soil building tips easy & cheap, green manure crops
  • Trouble shooting compost & worm farms
  • Fertiliser - hands on demonstration

12pm LUNCH - Slide show of different gardens

  • Growing - potting mixes, direct sow, sowing chart
  • Practical excercise - plan spring & summer succession
  • Harvest & post harvest, methods of harvesting
  • Storage for harvesting, dry preserving & fermentation
  • Practical session - Quick preserving technique

Please RSVP by Tuesday 22nd August 2017 to landcare@gblc.org.au or call 02 6736 3500 and please leave a message if unattended.