Sustainable Home Grown Garlic with Penny Woodward

 
When:
22/04/2018 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
2018-04-22T14:00:00+10:00
2018-04-22T15:30:00+10:00
Where:
Edendale Community Enviroment Farm
30 Gastons Rd
Eltham VIC 3095
Australia
Cost:
Starting at $45
Contact:
9433 3711

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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