YEAR ROUND VEGETABLES FOR YOUR TABLE.
A workshop for those serious about growing vegetables in your backyard and want to move beyond summer tomatoes and brought in seedlings and towards a more sustainable and satisfying system. A practical guide to establishing and maintaining a productive and healthy vegetable garden. Topics include design, soil improvement, tools, growing from seeds, seed saving, raising seedlings ,creating a seasonal planting guide, extending the season
Sunday, September 4th 9.00—12.30 $60
THE CRAFT OF COMPOSTING
Good quality compost is the key to successful gardening. This workshop explores the principles of composting, techniques, materials used and how they can be used most effectively, worm farms, liquid composts and mulching.
BIO- DYNAMIC AGRICULTURE
Bring your garden to life.
A workshop to introduce the practical concepts of the biodynamic methods to farmers and gardeners.
The Bio -Dynamic method is a modern organic method that creates a holistic approach to building healthy soil, plants animals and humans.
The course covers history, concept of a living organism, soils, compost, special preparations that enhance nature and equipment required.
Sunday, September 25th
8.30 am. -4.30 pm.$150
Early bird $140 before August 10th
Includes: notes, lunch,
INTRODUCTION TO MOON PLANTING AND USING THE PLANTING CALENDAR
Working with the rhythms of nature can develop your skills in fine tuning your garden and can add a new dimension to your gardening experience.
ORGANIC FRUIT, NUTS and BERRIES
Practical guide to growing fruits, nuts and berries. Establishing, maintenance, ground covers, soils.
All you need to know about getting started with poultry. Includes breed selection, housing, feeding, breeding, pests.
WEAVING MAGIC ,NATURALLY
WEAVE SOME MAGIC
A series of workshops to introduce you to the plants and some of the many different basketry techniques.
Introduction to simple basketry techniques
A 2 day workshop to discover the simple pleasure of weaving some magic from common plants in your garden or neighborhood. Discover suitable materials,-how to collect and store, Create with the various techniques such as string making, tension trays, looping, interlacing and adding basketry techniques to your garden.
Saturday July2nd and Sunday July 3rd 2016
$165 includes all materials, Lunch, morning and afternoon tea.
Book early as numbers are limited to 6
Rib baskets Workshop
A 2 day workshop. To introduce you to the joy of creating a rib basket. Rib baskets are well suited to being created from materials available from your garden or neighborhood. Rib baskets are also very versatile in functions and form.
Saturday July 9th and Saturday July 10th
$165 includes all materials, lunch, morning and afternoon tea.
Book early as numbers are limited to 6
Tutor Deb Cantrill
To be held at Nirvana Farm 184 Longwood Rd
Bookings essential numbers of places are limited. If demand exceeds places available another group of
NIRVANA ORGANIC FARM,184 LONGWOOD ROAD, HEATHFIELD
UBD 157:G7. Exit from SE Freeway at Stirling, turn right at roundabout and; travel 3.5 km.
The courses are practical, ‘hands on’ conducted by experienced biodynamic/organic farmers, Deb and Quentin. Their successful small holding has been run under BIO-DYNAMIC principles since 1983.
The 4.5 ha property provides the ideal classroom filled with practical examples of how goals can be achieved & gives inspiration into this GARDEN QUALITY FARMING to both gardeners & farmers alike.
Please email the detail below firstname.lastname@example.org
Name, Address, Phone, Email, Workshop
Once you register I will confirm your place and you can then proceed with payment. Your place can then be secured by payment.
Cheque or money order made out to: D.L.Cantrill
Or Deposit details
D L Cantrill
I can also run workshops, any day of the week for your own group of 6 friends.
If these workshops run over summer if the forecast temp for Adelaide is 36 or above or a total FIRE BAN then the workshop will be rescheduled for the following Sunday.
Find us at UBD 157:G7 Exit from SE freeway at Stirling, turn right at roundabout and travel 3.5 km.
DEB OR QUENTIN PHONE