Serious Backyard Veggies


WHEN: 9am–5pm 20 Feb 2016 – 21 Feb 2016

COST: $416-$490

Do you want to grow seriously great vegetables in your backyard? Are you finding that it’s a little harder than you thought to get your beloved seeds from their packets all the way to a super, plentiful harvest?
Join Michael Hewins,our favourite market gardener, for 2 days of hands-on knowledge, tips and tricks on how to grow truly awesome backyard veggies using organic permaculture techniques

In this course you will learn:
• Vegetable garden design, placement and retrofitting
• Plant + soil relationships
• Applying strategies for a healthy healthy soil food web in a backyard context
• Raising great seedlings
• Preparing garden beds for planting
• Nutrient cycling at backyard scale – worms, compost, compost teas
• Making fermented seaweed tea for your garden
• Developing garden schedules + crop rotations for backyard scale