Location Eudlo, Sunshine Coast 9.00am to 3.30pm
Do you want to grow great vegetables and reduce your food bill? Improve your health ? It is simple. We will provide hands-on knowledge and skills with tips and tricks on growing amazing backyard veggies using organic and several permaculture techniques Perfect for the new gardener and those who wish to improve their skills and garden yield
WHAT THE COURSE WILL COVER:
No-dig garden system
Sowing seeds seed saving
Survival foods you everyone should have.
Manage climatic situation: hail, heat, rain and dry
Building a worm farm & making compost
Make your own liquid fertilizer
Moon Planting strategy
Pest control how to naturally manage invaders
Gary Hands is an Organic grower of fresh produce including survival & Heirloom plants. Kookaburra Farm is a Organic and sustainable, naturally farmed market garden on the Sunshine Coast,Qld.
Gary is well known for his knowledge in organic growing in both temperate & sub–tropical areas. He is a regular speaker at Garden Clubs, Sustainability Expo's and Organic Food groups. He regularly presents a range of vegetable growing workshops catering for beginners through to the very experienced gardener. Gary also privately consults on creating small scale Backyard Farms and market gardens for sustainable food crops, using aspects of permaculture design and holistic approach. https://www.facebook.com/kookaburraorganics
Paula West is the Queen Bee/ Apiarist of Adopt a Beehive. www.adoptabeehive.com.au Paula’s approach to beekeeping is totally holistic and natural and she will impart some vital “must know” info about bees, pollination and your veggie garden. Her expertise and comments are regularly sought by media groups.
Several articles have been published about Adopt a Beehive in the Sunshine Coast Daily and the prestigious Salt magazine. Recent interviews with Win TV news were broadcast nationally regarding her approach to improving the number of bee colonies and her training of the “Next Generation of Beekeepers” programme she has in place. Adopt a Beehive needs your help as we focus on “Pollinating Australia’s food crops” thus contributing to the nation’s food security. https://www.facebook.com/adoptabeehiveaustralia