This afternoon workshop from 1 - 4pm, subsidized by the Moreton Bay Regional Council, is only $10.
The workshop will provide you with a range of tips and tactics to greatly reduce pest and disease impact in your vegetable garden without using chemicals. Design and garden care strategies to minimise pests and disease and organic remedies to work with on plants to let you get the optimum cropping.
Relevant for organic gardens of any size from containers on balconies to larger gardens on acreage.
Workshop is held in the beautiful organic gardens of the workshop presenter, Peter Kearney in Draper, 5 minutes from Samford Village,. Participant numbers are limited to 20 people. Peter is a very experienced organic and biodynamic gardener, urban farmer, food garden designer and organic food growing educator.
This is workshop 4 of a 4 part organic gardening series sponsored by the Council that runs from August to November 2019. The series covers: design tips, soil management, planting techniques and pests/disease management. Each workshop builds on the next to give you a comprehensive introduction to organic gardening.
- Key factors creating pests and disease issues
- 6 key tactics to greatly reduce impact on crops
- Totally organic methods of pest and disease management
- Digital handout material on the workshop content
- Writing pad
- Water bottle
Gardening clothes with sun hat
Organic gardeners from teenager to adult of any age
A wide range of organically grown food from the workshop presenters garden will be for available sale at the end of the workshop
Vendor since 2013
My Food Garden provides knowledge and services to support the transformation of our food system to being more local and organic. Our business empowers people living in and around cities to be more productive at growing their own food.
We are located in Brisbane, Australia and deliver our services locally and nationally. Our services in urban farming and organic gardening combine a mixture of hands-on education, mentoring and garden building, in addition to working on larger scale urban agriculture projects. Supporting the emergence of financially sustainable urban farming is one of our core goals.
The business commenced in 2006 and our first web site release in 2008 was under the name of Cityfood Growers and we are now branded as My Food Garden. The company was founded by Peter Kearney, an experienced organic and biodynamic gardener, educator, urban farmer and strategist.
The business has a small team with passion and knowledge in organic food growing and an expanding set of relationships with the movers and shakers of urban agriculture around the world.