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Robin's Workshops

Current workshops offered by Robin. All workshops will be held in Macleod.


Collecting, drying and storing vegetable seed.
February and March are ideal times for seed collecting – both seed that has dried on the plant and wet seed which has to be extracted, washed and dried from tomatoes, pumpkins, zucchini, capsicum and other vegetables. Learn which seed will be pure and which will be cross pollinated, how to store saved seed and when to use it by.
Monday, 19 February, 1 – 3 pm. $30
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Planting for a Changing Climate

Learn how to adjust your autumn/winter planting schedule in line with climate change. Was your garlic small, did your broccoli and cabbage run to seed soon after planting? This is the effect of climate change. Learn how to identify the ‘Autumn Break’ and when and how to plant after that for successful winter vegetables.
Monday, 19 March, 1 – 3 pm. $30
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Growing Great Garlic!

The traditional planting times are now outdated due to climate change but there are ways of compensating and producing large, tasty garlic heads. Learn how to do this, when to plant and how to care for your garlic until harvest., and which varieties best suit your needs.
Monday, 9 April, 1 – 3 pm. $30
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Paul's Workshops

Current workshops offered by Paul.

Gardening 101

Answering all those questions about growing successful vegetables:
How deep do I plant seedlings?
When do I plant?
How deep should seeds be planted?
How far apart should I plant?
How do I prepare soil for vegetables?
What can I plant together?
And much more! Bring your questions along!
Saturday, 24 March, 10 am – 12 pm. $30
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Young Gardeners

Join your youngsters in learning to successfully grow your own food. Children enjoy eating food they have produced!
Saturday, 20 April, 10 am – 12 pm. $30 (children free)
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Wicking Bed Workshop

In this workshop, you will learn how wicking beds work and why you should include one or more in your edible garden. Along the way, you will have a hands-on experience of building your own wicking bed.

The workshop will cover the basics of construction, choosing the correct materials and how to maintain your wicking bed. You will learn how and what to plant in your wicking bed for the the best results.

Time to be arranged