Workshop Description

Growing a garden in the vertical dimension can be a practical, productive and beautiful use of space.

Using the vertical space in a garden is a great way to create interest, to make your garden seem bigger or make it more productive.  Learn the basics of vertical gardening and how to do it at home.

Workshop Duration

  • Up to 2 hours including Q&A time

What Participants Will Learn

  • How to make use of the vertical space for gardening
  • Practical tips for vertical gardening

Topics Covered

  • Designing vertical gardens
  • Smart trellising ideas for veggies
  • Fruits, vines and trees
  • Using a blank wall or empty fence
  • Off the shelf vertical garden systems
  • Using recycled materials to make a vertical garden
  • Plant choice
  • Soil management
  • Smart watering ideas

What is Provided by SGA

  • Presenter who will bring the presentation on a USB stick on the day
  • Class notes will be emailed for pre-printing and handing out at the class

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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