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Organic Gardening and Design with Lily White
08/08/2018 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm$52
Course details: 6 Wednesdays, Cost $52
Lily White describes herself as an edible garden designer. She has been gardening organically for 40+ years and has done formal training at Christchurch Polytechnic/Ara. For at least 18 years she ran the Kids Edible Gardening programme and is now working on a Germinate Workbook. This practical course will teach you about the basics of organic gardening including the following topics: Soil life and Compost methods; Permaculture principles and thinking; Pests and diseases; Alternative gardens including raised beds, square foot gardens; propagation including seed sowing, raising, cuttings and pruning; Crop rotation, companion planting and intercropping. Lily has a wide range of experience and this course attempts to support your organic gardening and answer your queries. Come prepared to get your hands dirty!