This workshop is available with 2 months notice

Workshop Description

How to use companion plants to improve the health and productivity of your garden and to manage pests and diseases.

Learn how companion plants can be used to attract the good bugs, manage the bad bugs, increase soil health and improve the productivity of your garden

Workshop Duration

  • Up to 2 hours including Q&A time

What Participants Will Learn

  • An introduction to companion planting and its benefits
  • Which companions  work well together which companions should be avoided
  • Identifying beneficial insects and tips for encouraging them

Topics Covered

  • The principles of companion planting
  • How companion plants work as decoys, camouflage, pest repellents and disease suppressants
  • Good companions vs bad
  • Encouraging beneficial insects with food and shelter

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

What is Provided by You

  • A suitable venue and set up for the class
  • Access to a garden for a walk and talk element (if this is a part of the workshop)
  • Laptop / projector and screen for the presentation
  • Copies of handouts for the class
  • Catering if desired

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