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Nature’s Solutions to Garden Pests with Penny Woodward @ Edendale Community Enviroment Farm
Apr 22 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Nature's Solutions to Garden Pests with Penny Woodward @ Edendale Community Enviroment Farm | Eltham | Victoria | Australia

Do you have problems with pests in your garden but not sure how to manage them in a way that has minimal negative impact, maximum positive impact on the environment?

There are natural solutions that use the resources provided in nature to solve some of your pest problems.

SGA is excited to be working with Penny Woodward (author of numerous books on low environmental impact gardening including “Pest Repellent Plants”) who will share her knowledge on how to treat short term pest problems and create long term garden design solutions so pests and predators live in balance.

This Master Class will cover:

– How to create a “whole of environment garden” where pests and predators live in balance
– Companion plants to use in your garden
– How beneficial insects can be utilised to manage pests
– Tricks, traps, collars, barriers to manage pests
– Q&A session to answer all your questions

There will be an opportunity to purchase some of Penny’s fabulous books at a discount including Garlic, Pest Repellent Plants, Asian Herbs and Vegetables, Community Gardens, Grow Your Own Herbal Remedies and more

Sustainable Home Grown Garlic with Penny Woodward @ Edendale Community Enviroment Farm
Apr 22 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Sustainable Home Grown Garlic with Penny Woodward @ Edendale Community Enviroment Farm | Eltham | Victoria | Australia

Do you want to grow a bumper crop of garlic with big fat aromatic bulbs that will keep you in garlic till the next season? Do you want to learn about growing garlic in a way that minimises negative impacts on the environment and your health? Sustainable Gardening Australia is excited to be working with Penny Woodward (Author of 8 books including “Garlic”, photographer, presenter, organic gardener) to bring you this class on growing garlic sustainably.

What will be covered during this Master Class:

– Types of garlic, its diversity, groupings and cultivars
– How to choose your garlic seed type to improve the way your crop grows, harvests, stores
and tastes
– Soil preparation, planting, growing, harvesting, curing, storing and using
– Characteristics of different types of garlic including examining of samples
– Tips, myths and traps
– Solutions to common problems

There will also be an opportunity to purchase some of Penny’s fabulous books at a discount including Garlic, Pest Repellent Plants, Asian Herbs and Vegetables, Community Gardens, Grow Your Own Herbal Remedies and more.

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