No Dig Gardening Explained

No Dig Gardening Explained

Online Class Delivered Via Zoom

Live via Zoom
Over 10 people have attended this class


Put away your shovel and create a garden that's easy to maintain, easy on your back and will nurture your soil! In this workshop we will explore no-dig gardens  - what are they are, why they are good, how they work and how you make them. You will learn

  • 10 reasons why you should create a no-dig garden
  • how to build the layers of a no-dig garden in a pot, raised bed or in the ground
  • where to source the materials to build one &
  • the importance of mulch.

This workshop is suitable for beginner gardeners and those with a more experience who are looking to learn about this style of gardening.

Session is delivered by Donna Livermore, see bio below.

This session is the first of five in an exciting Masterclass Series "Growing the Foundation Soil Series". Other topics include – Biochar 101, Perennial Food Growing, Mulch and Organic Matter Application and Getting deep with soil - How soil health effects water retention, pests and produce nutrition. Book the Series Package for discount.  Friends of SGA receive a 15% discount on all Master Classes. You can become a Friend of SGA here and GGPs receive a 30% discount. 

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What you will learn

  • An alternative apporach to gardening thats easy

What you will get

  • Access to recording of session for two weeks

What to bring

  • No

What to wear


Appropriate for

Those who are looking for an easier way to garden.

Sustainable Gardening Australia (SGA) is a not-for-profit non-government organiation dedicated to achieving a healthy biodiverse planet.

Its driving purpose is to:

  • Encourage, educate and enable home and professional gardeners to adopt sustainable gardening practices to protect or enhance the natural environment;
  • Provide information, education and undertake research about the natural environment;
  • Reconnect people to the natural world through gardening; and
  • Ensure an understanding of the impacts that gardening decisions about chemical and resource use have on the natural environment well beyond their neighbourhood.
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Your Teacher

Donna Livermore is an experienced educator and food grower with a background in biology, permaculture, wildlife and conservation education. She is passionate about living a life of good health and food resilience by growing high quality, nutrient dense food and has many years of experience garden farming on tiny urban sites, and more recently on a larger block in Central Victoria. One of Donna’s main goals is to help people understand the connection between soil, plant, human (animal) and planetary health through growing a productive food garden. Donna is reimagining what it means to live a good life and shares this with others in her local community and more widely through her Instagram page, A Good Life in the City & Town.

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5.0 (2 reviews)
Weirated it
01 Mar 2024
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Robynrated it
29 Feb 2024
Great session with lots of practical info on no dig gardening, helping to navigate the different approaches with the speaker’s experience

Cancellations & Refunds

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Terms & Conditions

SGA’s Booking Conditions

  • Bookings are considered final once payment is made and no refunds will be given for non-attendance.
  • If there are insufficient numbers for an event it may be cancelled or postponed by SGA. If this is the case, you will be notified and given the option of either a full refund or a transfer to a different SGA event of equivalent value.
  • Please arrive 10 minutes before the scheduled starting time for registration and seating
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