Workshops & Courses

WORK SHOP
LEARN TO GROW – BACKYARD PRODUCE

One-day workshop focused on SPRING PLANTING, how to grow your own veggies, from seed to harvest. Using The Little Food Gardens at ‘The Patch’ Rupertswood, you will be digging in the dirt, preparing the soil, and planting out the veggies.

YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO:
– Make your own compost
– Prepare soil for planting
– Propagating seeds and making your own seed raising mix
– Growing Spring produce
– Make your own organic pest sprays
– Build a worm farm
YOU WILL LEAVE WITH:
– Booklet filled with information from the workshop
– Seeds to get your backyard farm started

SUNDAY 23RD AUGUST
10AM-3PM (lunch provided – wood fire pizza)
$30 ADULT $15 CONCESSION
VENUE: ‘The PATCH’ Rupertswood, 1 Macedon Street Sunbury
BOOKINGS: Bruno Lettieri blettieri@scr.vic.edu.au or 0422298643
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Little Food Garden’s

LEARN TO GROW – BACKYARD PRODUCE

One-day workshop focused on how to grow your own veggies, from seed to harvest. Using The Little Food Gardens at ‘The Patch’ Rupertswood, you will be digging in the dirt, preparing the soil, and planting out the veggies.

YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO:
– Make your own compost
– Prepare soil for planting
– Propagating seeds and making your own seed raising mix
– Growing Winter produce
– Make your own fertilizer
– Harvest your produce
YOU WILL LEAVE WITH:
– Booklet filled with information from the workshop
– Seeds to get your backyard farm started

SUNDAY 26TH JULY
10AM-3PM (lunch provided – wood fire pizza)
$30 ADULT $15 CONCESSION
VENUE: ‘The PATCH’ Rupertswood, 1 Macedon Street Sunbury
BOOKINGS: Bruno Lettieri blettieri@scr.vic.edu.au or 0422298643

FULLY BOOKED

LEARN TO GROW –
8 weeks ‘hands on’ short course in growing your own vegetables and everything around it

Tutor and facilitator: Declan McGovern of “The Little Food Garden”

TOPICS COVERED:
•Growing seasonal produce •Propogating seed/soil
•Building a raised bed/wicking bed •Make your compost
•Build a worm farm •Make your own fertilizer
•How to plant seedlings •Mulching soil
•Pest control •Companion Planting
•HARVEST

VENUE: “The PATCH” garden at the rear of Salesian College Rupertswood
1 Macedon Street
Sunbury

Dates & Time: Wednesdays 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th MARCH
Wednesdays 1st, 8th, 15th, 22 APRIL
6pm to 7:30pm

Fees: $60 or $40 concession

BOOKED OUT