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Urban Pantry Vegetable Garden Workshops


Sat 16 Jan 2016, 2:00pm
Sat 23 Jan 2016, 2:00pm
Sun 31 Jan 2016, 2:00pm
Sun 14 Feb 2016, 2:00pm
Fri 19 Feb 2016, 2:00pm

Where: Aotea Square, Queen St, CBD, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: Elephant Publicity

These DIY vegetable gardens were designed and created by Jane Hakaraia, with gardening experts from Urban Pantry, an organisation committed to creating and promoting urban gardens across Auckland. Plants were supplied by Kings Plant Barn.

A series of workshops will run to allow you to learn to cultivate your own edible garden.

Harvesting Rainwater for your Garden
Saturday 16 Jan, 2.00pm
with Laurie Dee from Rainworks

Learn how to set up a home rainwater harvesting system to catch the rainwater that falls on your roof to use in your garden. Save money on your summer water bills while keeping your garden thriving.

Composting, worm farms and bokashi
Saturday 23 Jan, 2.00pm – 3.00pm or Sunday 7 February, 2.00pm - 3.00pm
with Richard Lee from Compost Collective

An introduction to the three basic composting systems that can be used in the home and garden: traditional composting bins, worm farms and Bokashi buckets. The courses are proudly supported by Auckland Council and delivered by the Compost Collective.

Setting up an Organic Edible Garden
Sunday 31 Jan, 2.00pm - 3.00pm
with Kings Plant Barn

Growing Fruit Trees in the City
Sunday 14 Feb, 2.00pm - 3.00pm
with Kings Plant Barn
A Kings Plant Barn garden expert will share top tips for growing fruit trees in Auckland. Find out which varieties you can grow in small urban gardens, how to care for them, and how you can get the most fruit out of limited space.

Tastes from the Garden
Friday 19 Feb, 2.00pm - 3.00pm
Bid farewell to the vegetable gardens and celebrate the harvest. A chef will transform the harvest from the vegetable garden into delicious snacks for you to try, and maybe even share some recipe suggestions.

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