Workshop Description

Preparing your garden for a bumper Spring harvest (in Winter).

All you need to know to grow fresh produce at home in Spring. This workshop can be an indoor workshop or combined with an outdoor component in a community garden.

Workshop Duration

  • 1 ½ hours including Q&A time

What Participants Will Learn

  • What to plant and when
  • Soil maintenance
  • Getting the garden and your pots ready
  • Feeding and maintaining the patch for a great harvest

Topics Covered

  • Preparing for a Spring harvest:
    • garden maintenance and preparation
    • selecting what to plant and when to plant it
    • Spring veggies in pots
  • Mulching
  • Introducing sustainable ways to improve productivity – crop rotation and companion planting
  • Starting with seeds and seedlings
  • Tips for sustainably managing pests and diseases
  • Feeding the soil and spring crops
  • Harvesting

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
  • Laptop / projector and screen for the presentation
  • Copies of  handouts for the class
  • Catering if desired

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