Workshop Description

Small, pop-up and transportable gardens can be sustainable if simple principles are followed.

There are special considerations that a renter needs to take into account when developing a garden. This workshop will cover the challenges and solutions to a garden that may be temporary, needs to be transportable or needs to fit into a small space.

Workshop Duration

  • Up to 2 hours including Q&A time

What Participants Will Learn

  • The benefits of sustainable gardens and sustainable gardening for renters
  • Tips for establishing your own sustainable garden or improving its sustainability while you’re renting

Topics Covered

  • Sustainable design for renters
  • Thrifty gardening
  • Growing in containers and vertically
  • Transportable solutions
  • Moveable composts and worm farms
  • Your rights and obligations
  • Working with your landlord

What is Provided by SGA

  • Presenter who will bring the presentation on a USB stick on the day
  • Class notes will be sent by email for 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 handouts for the class
  • Catering if desired

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