Soil Series – No Dig Gardening

When:
28/02/2024 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
2024-02-28T19:00:00+11:00
2024-02-28T20:00:00+11:00
Cost:
Early Bird $25. Full Price $30
Contact:
Teresa Day
Soil Series - No Dig Gardening
Put away your shovel and create a garden that’s easy to maintain, easy on your back and will nurture your soil! In this workshop we will explore no-dig gardens – what are they are, why they are good, how they work and how you make them.
You will learn
  • 10 reasons why you should create a no-dig garden
  • how to build the layers of a no-dig garden in a pot, raised bed or in the ground
  • where to source the materials to build one
  • the importance of mulch in the no dig gardening method.
This webinar is taken by Donna Livermore and is suitable for beginner gardeners and those with a more experience.   This session is of a Masterclass Series “Growing the Foundation Soil Series”. Other topics include – Mulch and Organic Matter Applications Explained, Perennial Food Growing and Getting deep with soil – How soil health effects water retention, pests and produce nutrition, Biochar 101. The entire series can be booked here . FOSGA and GGP receive discount to Master Classes.
About the presenter – Donna Livermore is an experienced educator and food grower with a background in biology, permaculture, wildlife and conservation education. She is passionate about living a life of good health and food resilience by growing high quality, nutrient dense food and has many years of experience garden farming on tiny urban sites, and more recently on a larger block in Central Victoria. One of Donna’s main goals is to help people understand the connection between soil, plant, human (animal) and planetary health through growing a productive food garden. Donna is reimagining what it means to live a good life and shares this with others in her local community and more widely through her Instagram page, A Good Life in the City & Town.