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GOOF (Grow Our Own Food) Workshop 4 SEEDS

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Northmead, NSW 2152

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The GOOF Series (Grow Our Own Food) shows you how to apply Permaculture Ethics and Principles to your home/garden. These (5) evening sessions (2.5 hrs each) provide useful knowledge & strategies to apply back home immediately. It is Supported by Parramatta City Council and teaches the following topics.
1. 13/06/17 Intro to Urban Permaculture (Principles, Design, applying to your site.)
2. 20/06/17 Soil (Make & Maintain Healthy soil, + Compost, Worms, Fertilizers)
3. 27/06/17 Plants (How to grow & Maintain healthy Plants)
4. 04/07/17 Seeds (Growing, Harvesting, Cleaning, Storing, Sowing, Propagating)
5. 11/06/17 Year Round Food (What to plant? When? Where? How many? Your Plan)

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Session 4 Tues 04/07/17 1830hrs --2100 hrs
SEEDS

a. Why save seeds?
b. Types of seeds (open pollinated, hybrid, heritage heirloom, GMOs)
c. Life cycle of Seeds
d. Harvesting seeds (when to harvest, how to harvest, how to dry)
e. Cleaning (pods, crowns, winnowing, soaking
f. Storage (testing, labelling, storing)
g. Sowing: (ground, trays, pots, green houses, capillary beds, medium, cuttings, runners, bulbs,

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