Community Garden Open Day 2018

GROW IT – EAT IT

GROVEDALE COMMUNITY GARDEN
27 Oct 2018

Garden open 12-5pm .
Feel welcome to come in and stroll through the garden.

===Program===

12.15   Meet your tour leader at the gate for a guided walk around the garden.  See the various bed configurations, plants, support structures unique to individual members.  Check out the communal plots, bee hive, composting area.

 

1pm  WORM FARMING with Ernesto Sanchez from Geelong Worms

Everything you wanted to know about worms!

Worm farming is simple, easy and rewarding and takes very little room . Your soil, garden and plants will love the rich, fertile castings. Ernesto will give a practical demonstration of setting up and maintaining a worm farm

 

2pm  STARTING FROM SCRATCH

Join Team Vic for a practical demonstration setting up a new vege garden. Learn about soil preparation, crop rotation, planting guides and more.  Suitable for newbies and seasoned gardeners alike.

 

3pm  MUNCHING MICROBES – Composting Made Simple.

Alan is a well seasoned gardener, composter and wormer.  He is also an accredited Stephanie Alexander school gardens facilitator.  Alan will take you through a practical demonstration of composting.

 

4pm  IN HARMONY WITH NATURE

Join Silvana as she speaks about her passion of collaborating with nature.  Hear about how we can work in harmony with nature with plantings to attract pollinators and beneficial insects, natural plant health, companion planting.  Hear about the wonder of weeds and their myriad benefits.  You’ll never look at weeds the same way again!

 

 

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