Native Herbs for the Kitchen and Garden

What to Bring

  • Notepad and a pen

What to Wear

  • Casual

Native Herbs for the Kitchen and Garden

About This Class

What You Will Learn

  • Which native produce-plants are suitable for growing in the Melbourne area.
  • What to harvest and when.
  • How to use them to flavour your dishes and enliven your garden.

What You Get

  • Detailed notes to take home.
  • Discount voucher to use at BAAG.

Description

Explore edible native Australian plants that are easy to grow, attractive and add flavour and interest to your home-cooked dishes. Lemon Myrtle, Bush Pepper and Native Salt are just a few of the flavours we can smell and taste, and they and many others will be discussed in terms of how best to use and grow them in your garden. All plants covered are suitable for a Melbourne climate, and many are suitable for pot cultivation. Add bushfoods to your garden and plate without delay!

Presented by Karen Sutherland

Karen Sutherland, of Edible Eden Design, has more than 25 years’ experience designing, planting and maintaining gardens, with a special emphasis on bushfoods, edible and sustainable gardens. She grew up gardening, amongst a family of gardeners and farmers, and continues this family tradition, enthusiastically helping others to live this choice of home produce-growing. Karen also uses current technologies that are sustainable and beneficial to the environment, always seeking to benefit the garden site and the people and creatures that rely on it. Karen is qualified in both horticulture and permaculture.

Class Booking Conditions

Bookings are considered final once payment is made, no refunds will be given for nonattendances. However, if at least 7 days notice is given of inability to attend, a transfer to an available class of equivalent value, or BAAG gift voucher can be organised, with a $10 administration fee applicable.

 Class Cancellations

If there are insufficient numbers for a class it may be cancelled or postponed. In this case, you will be notified as soon as possible and given the option of a full refund or a BAAG gift voucher or a transfer to a class of equivalent value.

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