Grow School: Spring Veg Intensive (August – Tuesday option)

$ 65.00 inc. GST

Kickstart spring with inspiration and new knowledge for growing your own nutritious vegetables. This is an ‘intensive’ workshop for people with some prior knowledge. It includes both theory and practical experience in an active home garden. Also includes a ‘take home’ pack of our favourite vegetable seeds and plants to get you growing.

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If you have some experience but would like to improve your results, then this workshop is for you. We’ll be building a ‘hot bed’ in this workshop as a method for growing early seedlings or heat loving crops likes melons, and have a focus on planning for succession sowings, with the aim of evening out your gluts and famines. 

 

TOPICS WILL INCLUDE:

  • What vegetables and varieties to plant in the spring months
  • How to plant for ongoing harvesting, looking at both quantity and timings 
  • Growing from seed
  • Seedling care
  • Building a hot bed
  • Looking after your soil
  • Pests and diseases
  • Dealing with weeds
  • Useful garden tools and equipment

 

DATE & TIME: 

Tuesday 27 August
9.30am-12.30pm

 

LOCATION:

Nourish Gardens at Owhanake Bay Estate

Waiheke Island, NZ

 

TUTOR:

Christy Ralphs

Christy is a teacher and gardener and loves to combine these two passions. Christy has a substantial edible food garden as part of Nourish Gardens located in the beautiful Owhanake Bay on Waiheke Island.

 

COST

$65 per person. This includes course resource materials, a ‘take home’ pack of a range of seeds, seedlings and plants to get you growing, and afternoon tea.

FAQ

 

If your question is not answered in here please send an email and we’ll endeavour to reply as soon as possible.

 
WHAT TO BRING:

Dress suitably for the expected weather conditions, which can be very changeable at this time of year. Please wear shoes that are suitable for uneven ground, and that may get dirty. Optional additional items to bring will be provided on your downloadable enrolment information pack once purchase has been made.

 
LOCATION, DIRECTIONS & PARKING:

Information about location, directions and parking will be provided on your downloadable enrolment information pack once purchase has been made.

 
CANCELLATION POLICY:

Cancellation of workshop & event fees are only accepted in unusual circumstances. Please contact us directly to discuss if needed.

 
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