Workshop Description

How to plan and create an inspiring sustainable garden?

A sustainable garden is within everyone’s reach but it does take a little thought and planning. This workshop is an introduction to the principles of sustainable garden design and provides ideas to build or improve a garden’s benefits for you and the environment.

Workshop Duration

  • Up to 2 hours including Q&A time

What Participants Will Learn

  • What is a sustainable garden?
  • The benefits of sustainable gardens and sustainable gardening
  • Tips for establishing your own sustainable garden, or improving its sustainability

Topics Covered

  • Design principles
  • Analysing location
  • Plant selection
  • Zoning and micro-climates
  • Waste from the home
  • Soil health
  • Water wise gardening
  • Encouraging biodiversity

What is Provided by SGA

  • Presenter who will bring the presentation on a USB stick on the day
  • Class notes will be emailed for printing and handing out at the class
  • Optional extras
    • Marketing – SGA can send a marketing email and/or Facebook post to people within the relevant postcodes who are on SGA’s distribution list or members of SGA’s Facebook community
    • SGA can run a focussed marketing campaign on Facebook to residents within the relevant postcode areas. Note – this campaign contacts residents beyond SGA’s Facebook community
    • Booking service though SGA’s online booking facility

What is Provided by You

  • A suitable venue and set up for the class
  • Laptop / projector and screen for the presentation
  • Copies of notes and handouts for the class
  • Catering if desired

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