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Bountiful Spring


Sat 23 Sep 2017, 10:00am–2:00pm

Where: Edible Backyard, 268 Florida Rd, Ohau, Horowhenua

Restrictions: All Ages


Listed by: Kath Irvine

Today is all about growing yourself a bounty! about key tasks that make a big difference. Jam packed this workshop is - veggies, citrus, fruit, soil health - we'll sort your spring garden out and get summer off to a flying start!

In The Veggie Patch:
- Weeds - my spray free, back injury free ways!
- What to sow/ plant next (snappy crop rotation and intercropping ideas to keep your patch productive)
- Who needs feeding (what with and how much)
- How the right soil temperature is going to save you!
- Here come the suckers! - how to use Neem for good effect
- Potato growing tips + how to be psyllid free
- Divine homegrown asparagus
- Yams in containers
- Best beetroot
- How to hit summer running - important (yet surprisingly simple) preparations

Super Soil:
- Spring compost tips + tricks
- Find out why I love EM so much

Get Fruity:
- Planning citrus plantings
- Beautiful biological sprays for fruit trees

Plus all the seasonal tasks, heaps of cunning tips!

Dress to be out in the garden. The workshop will go ahead no matter what the weather does.

We'll share a morning tea, a yummy home made lunch + an amazing set of notes to take home.