Sustainable Home Grown Garlic Master Class – Penny Woodward

 
When:
30/04/2017 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
2017-04-30T14:00:00+10:00
2017-04-30T15:30:00+10:00
Where:
Footscray City College - Environmental Science Centre;
Farnsworth Ave & Kinnear St
Footscray VIC 3011
Australia
Cost:
Starting at $40
Contact:
Richard Rowe

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 the impact on the environment and  your health?

Do you want to learn from an expert in growing garlic?

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 Master 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  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.

10% Discount if you book for Penny’s second Master Class on “Low Environmental Impact Solutions to Garden Pests”

In the morning of the same day and at the same venue Penny is presenting the Master Class – ” Low Environmental Impact Solutions to Garden Pests”. If you book both of these classes you can receive a 10% discount on both classes. You will need to book each class separately but use the “2 class disc – Garlic&Pests” ticket option when booking your tickets.

If you do book both classes, bring a bite of lunch and join Penny and myself (Richard) in a chat about SGA, sustainable gardening and other topics of your choice.

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