Saturday 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th January 2017, 8am-12pm
8am - 12pm: Summer School: Permaculture Basics - with Carmel Harris and Adrian Holbeck
Organic Herbs & Vegies
In this practical course, experienced teachers Carmel Harris & Adrian Holbeck will help you understand & enrich your soil with compost, worms & tonics. Choose no-dig herbs & vegies for healthy, year-round harvests.
The summer series highlights local annual & perennial plants.
Week 1: Soil life, hot compost, plant families, legumes as soil food, seed propagation
Week 2: Soil structure, pH testing, nutrients, fertilisers & tonics, build a no-dig garden
Week 3: Crop rotation, seed saving, seasonal planting, cuttings propagation
Week 4: Plant ailments & organic cures, good & bad bugs, Integrated Pest Management
Cost: $200 ($170 conc.) + Booking Fee