Sowing seeds in the Cool of winter a how to

Ken is an enthusiastic gardener who has worked at Burnham Beeches Gardens and Cloudehill.

He will be going through some simple steps and basic rules on how to start your seeds in the cooler months using some tried and tested methods.

Some seeds in particular require a higher soil temperature than others in order for seeds to germinate. So come along and learn about some basic steps you can take to grow your own seeds. This is always the cheaper and healthier option when growing food for your family.

presented by Ken Colley. Ken is a gardener/Horticulturalist specializing in growing vegetables and ornamentals organically using permaculture practices with an emphasis on the importance of soil biology.

 

Saturday 3rd June at 10.30am

Diggers Garden Shop at Cloudehill

89 Olinda-Monbulk Road, Olinda, VIC, 3788

Bookings essential on 03 9751 0584

Diggers members: $29, non-members: $39

Workshops run for approximately 1.5 hours

Workshops at Cloudehill

Sowing seeds in the Cool of winter a how to

03 June 2017 10:30
Discover the wonder and joy of successful seed sowing. Using simple steps and basic rules on how to start your seeds in the cooler months using some tried and tested methods.

Creating Pots for your Garden a beginners guide

03 June 2017 13:00
Have some fun with a piece of clay and learn how to make a simple slab pot for your garden!

How to Prune Your roses

01 July 2017 10:30
Ken will be demonstrating how to prune your roses from your climber, standards, shrubs or hybrid T roses.

Winter Pruning Your fruit Trees

01 July 2017 13:00
Learn how to make every cut count as Ken Colley explains how to prune your fruit trees this winter so that you can optimize fruit production in your garden.

Creating the perfect soil for your garden

05 August 2017 13:00
Ken’s passion is soil biology, come to this workshop and learn all the basics of soils and how to get the most out of your backyard.

Cider Making

02 September 2017 10:30
Learn how to choose the correct fruit varieties, care for your trees and make your own cider.
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