Oct
26
Tue
Grow Into Summer – Vegie Gardening Master Class @ Online - Via Zoom
Oct 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Grow Into Summer - Vegie Gardening Master Class @ Online - Via Zoom

Summer is just around the corner. Is your garden ready?

In this online workshop, biologist and permaculture teacher Donna Livermore will help you prepare for growing vegetables this summer, whether you have a large, small or balcony garden.

Donna will provide expert tips and tricks on soil preparation, planting and maintenance of your summer crops. There will also be an opportunity to troubleshoot your gardening problems in a Q&A with Donna.

 

Please note:

  • If you are unable to attend the live online class, a recording will be available to watch for five days following the session. Please purchase a ticket prior to the class date to access the recording.
  • This class is suitable for gardeners in temperate and cool climates.

 

Presenter: Donna Livermore

Donna Livermore is an educator, biologist, permaculture and gardening teacher. She is passionate about living a life of good health and sustainable abundance with a strong connection to the environment and local community.

Donna has many years of experience growing a productive food garden in the front yard of her tiny suburban block in Melbourne and more recently on a larger site in Central Victoria, where she is realising her goal of food resilience and growing high quality, nutrient dense food.

Donna is reimagining what it means to live a good life and shares this with others in her local community and through her Instagram page, A Good Life in the City & Town.

 

Friends of SGA receive a 15% discount on all Master Classes. You can become a Friend of SGA here.

Nov
21
Sun
Growing Herbs for Food and Medicine @ Online - Via Zoom
Nov 21 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Growing Herbs for Food and Medicine @ Online - Via Zoom

Join Penny Woodward, author and horticultural editor of the ABC’s Organic Gardener Magazine, for a master class all about herbs.

Easy to grow and abundantly useful, herbs deserve a place in all gardens, large and small. In this class, Penny will explain how to grow a variety of herbs in your garden and discuss their culinary and medicinal uses. Herbs covered will include much-loved favourites as well as some lesser-known gems.

 

Please note:

  • If you are unable to attend the live online class, a recording will be available to watch for five days following the session. Please purchase a ticket prior to the class date to access the recording.

 

Presenter: Penny Woodward

Penny is the author of 8 books on edible and useful plants, and the horticultural editor of the ABC’s Organic Gardener Magazine. Several of Penny’s books, articles and photographs have won awards, including an International Publishers Award and the Book Laurel from the Horticultural Media Association Australia for the best gardening book in the last two years, for her most recent book. Some of Penny’s best-selling books are Herbs for Australian GardensGrow Your Own Herbal RemediesGarlic, An organic guide to growing and using garlicPest Repellent Plants and Asian Herbs and Vegetables.

Penny is also a regular panellist on the 3CR gardening program, the Patron of the Herb Society of Victoria, a life member of the Australian Garlic Industry Association and a garlic judge at the Australian Food Awards.

Penny writes for Organic Gardener magazine, and for their website www.organicgardener.com.au as well as her own websites www.pennywoodward.com.au and www.australiangarlic.net.au . Penny’s books can be borrowed from libraries, bought from your favourite local bookshop or online from her website store https://www.pennywoodward.com.au/store/books-by-penny-woodward/

 

Friends of SGA receive a 15% discount on all Master Classes. You can become a Friend of SGA here.