This workshop is available with 3 months notice

Workshop Description

No-dig gardens are quick to build, low maintenance and a productive option for garden beds. In this workshop you will learn about how to build a traditional no-dig garden bed from scratch and other fun no-dig options to experiment with like hay-bale gardens and grow bags. There are a couple of options on how this workshop can run. If a practical / hands on workshop is preferred then a no-dig garden can be constructed as part of the workshop. A suitable venue and garden bed (e.g in a community garden or school) would be required and the cost of materials would be added to the workshop cost.

Workshop Duration

  • 1½ to 2 hours depending on format

What Participants Will Learn

  • An introduction to No-Dig principles
  • No-Dig options – raised garden beds & hay bale gardens
  • Practical tips for designing and maintaining a No-Dig garden

Topics Covered

  • Why No-Dig
  • Principles and history
  • No-Dig design – it’s all about the layers
  • Raised garden beds, hay bale gardens and grow bags
  • Planting out a no-dig bed
  • Maintenance
  • Soil management
  • Water application

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
    • Material to make a no-dig garden bed as part of the workshop
    • Marketing – SGA can send a marketing email and/or Facebook post to people within the preferred 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 preferred 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 (including a garden if required)
  • Laptop / projector and screen for the presentation
  • Copies of handouts for the class
  • Catering if desired

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