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Time: 9.30am - 12.30pm
Date: Mondays, 18 July to 12 September
Where: Castlemaine Community House
Instructor: Tanya van der Weert

Over 9 weeks you will learn the basics of vegetable gardening from soil and seeds to plant care and harvesting. Each week a different topic will be covered, and will include hands on time in the garden as well as an activity to take home and try.

Topics covered include:

  • Home composting.
  • Mulching techniques.
  • Organic pest control.
  • Growing herbs in raised garden beds and pots, and
  • Designing and building living gifts.

This course is ideal for anyone wanting to turn their backyard into a productive paradise or is considering horticulture as a career and wants some hands on experience.

Bookings close Thursday 14 July

Date: Mondays, 18 July to 12 September (9 sessions)
9.30am – 12.30pm
$95 (Full) / $75 (Concession or Early Bird Discount. EBD available until 4 July)

Facilitator: Tanya van der Weert (she/her)

Tanya lives in Drummond and has been growing food, herbs and flowers for over 10 years. She is a qualified teacher who has turned her educational skills to horticulture and permaculture. Tanya is passionate about community sufficiency and resilience, food sovereignty and equitable access to knowledge.