Growing food at home (10 sessions)

October 12, 2023 @ 09:30 – 13:00
Olympic Neighbourhood House
233 Southern Rd
Heidelberg West VIC 3081
$93 ($3 per hour)
Olympic Neighbourhood House
9087 1155

With a focus on small urban spaces, participants will gain the knowledge and skills to plan and maintain an abundant year-round productive garden. The course will cover such topics as: site assessment and design considerations; growing in pots, containers, raised and in-ground garden beds; soil types, testing and amendments; building and sustaining soil health; cultivating plants and maintaining the garden; seasonal planning and crop rotation; companion planting and beneficial insects; organic and natural methods to manage pests and weeds; various methods to recycle waste and make compost, including worm farming; propagating plants from seeds and cuttings; and collecting, saving and storing seeds.

Organised by Olympic Neighbourhood House.