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Feb
11
Fri
Step to employment in horticulture (9 sessions) @ Fawkner Neighbourhood House
Feb 11 @ 09:30 – 15:00

9 sessions on consecutive Fridays starting 11th February, each 9.30am-3pm. Free subject to ACFE eligibility.

Learn basic skills and gain knowledge necessary for working in the horticultural industry or progressing to further study. Subjects will include plant identification, propagation, planting and pruning. You will be given hands-on gardening experience during the course, understanding both gardening tools and OH&S considerations.

Enrol by either phone (9386 9418) or email (info@bnhc.vic.edu.au).

Feb
12
Sat
Passata party vol. 2 @ Newlands Neighbourhood House
Feb 12 @ 10:00 – 16:00

Learn how to pick, clean, boil, mash, sieve and bottle fresh tomatoes.

Relax and enjoy the music.

They recommend only wearing red – or clothes you are happy to get dirty in.

Feb
15
Tue
Planning your autumn vegetable garden @ Coburg Library
Feb 15 @ 13:00 – 14:30

Kaye Roberts-Palmer from Blue Bee Garden Design will discuss what to plant and how to prepare your garden for Autumn.

Registrations essential.

Mar
3
Thu
Vegetable seed saving @ Edendale
Mar 3 @ 18:30 – 20:00

Autumn is the perfect time to save some of your summer vegetable seeds for re-planting in spring. Rachel Bishop will give you the basic knowledge and skills required to save your own true-to-type vegetable seeds. Seed selection, harvesting, processing and storing will all be covered.

Mar
17
Thu
Food forest gardening @ Edendale
Mar 17 @ 18:30 – 20:00

Learn tips, tricks and the why, when and how of food forest and urban orchard gardening. Find out what’s involved, do some planning and get some handy resources to help with growing some of your food in an efficient way that mimics nature. Suitable for anyone interested in growing food.

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