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Backyard Veg Workshop 3: Summertime

Farm walk – what is growing where at this time of year?

Nursery skills revisited – sowing for autumn – take home seedlings

Weed and pest management – tools, resources, strategies including organic foliar applications for pest and disease management.

BD soil activator preparation – making, stirring and application of Biodynamic soil activator

Training, trellising and pruning tomatoes and cucumbers – how, why, when

Making your own liquid organic fertilizers, pesticides, compost tea.

Workshop Format:
You will be working on the farm in beds that you will be able to emulate at home. By the end of the day, you will know how to prune and care for tomatoes and cucumbers. You will have an understanding of strategies for weed and pest management and know how to make and apply foliar amendments.

And as if that isn’t enough, we will also make biodynamic soil activator and apply it on the farm!

Bring suitable boots, clothes and gloves. We will provide the tools and material required for the workshop.

Take Home:
Seasonal seedlings, BD soil activator.

Date: Saturday TBD Early February 2021* from 8:30 to 1pm. (Includes a half hour break for morning tea. Tea and coffee provided.)

Venue: Warrah Farm 

Cost: $75 (or $260 for the full workshop series)

More information and bookings:

Contact Debbie Tschepen

Phone: 9651 3869

Email: DTschepen@warrahfarmshop.org.au

* Date subject to change in inclement weather