Soil Series – Mulch & Organic Matter Applications Explained

06/03/2024 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Early Bird $25. Full Price $30
Teresa Day
Soil Series - Mulch & Organic Matter Applications Explained
Dig deep into the world of soil enrichment with our masterclass, where we unveil the two key actions for cultivating healthy soil: applying mulch and adding organic matter. If you’ve ever wondered which type of mulch to use and how much to apply, or if you’re curious about application volumes of compost and natural fertilizers, this session is just for you.
Geared towards gardeners with basic experience across all garden sizes, the masterclass will unravel the secrets of safeguarding and nourishing your soil. From exploring mulch options for food, ornamental, and indigenous garden beds to mastering the art of maintaining steady growth through the right compost, manure and other organic soil applications, this session has it all. Transform your garden into a budget-friendly, environmentally savvy space that’s both beautiful and productive. You’ll come away really appreciating how by nurturing your soil your plants thrive effortlessly. The key to a flourishing garden begins beneath the surface—discover the goodness that awaits in this masterclass session.
This session is presented by Karen Sutherland. It is one of five in a Masterclass Series “Growing the Foundation Soil Series”. Other topics include – No Dig Gardening. Biochar 101, Perennial Food Growing and Getting deep with soil – How soil health effects water retention, pests and produce nutrition. The entire series can be booked here . FOSGA and GGP receive discount to Master Classes.
About the Presenter
Karen Sutherland has been growing food since she was 8 years old and has had 40 years training and experience in horticulture, specialising in edible gardening for the last 15 years. She teaches, writes, and consults on edible gardening, with an emphasis on native Australian plants for food and health. She co-authored the award-winning book ‘Tomato, Know Sow Grow Feast’ in 2018.