Summer Proofing your Garden

SUMMER PROOFING YOUR GARDEN

13 October 2019 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Member $69.00
Non-Member $79.00
ADELAIDE: Come to our extended Diggers Club workshop with guru Sophie Thomson and learn how to get your garden ready for the coming heat. You will learn how to work with your climate and to change your micro- climate. Sophie will cover improving our soil, plant selection, feeding, mulching, effective watering, temporary shade for your edibles and finally, common summer pests and diseases and how to prevent or manage them. Includes tea / coffee and afternoon tea with fellow gardeners.
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Further Detail

Sophie Thomson is one of Australia’s favourite gardeners. Her love affair with plants and gardening was inherited from her plant loving parents and her early training began working at the family nursery in the Adelaide Hills. Much loved in her presenting role on ABC TV’s Gardening Australia, Sophie also writes for the Gardening Australia magazine, the Sunday Mail and the Weekender Herald. An authority on gardening in South Australia, Sophie lives at Sophie’s Patch – a 3 acre property in the Adelaide Hills – where she and her family have created a remarkable garden on what was once a bare paddock. The Patch includes numerous contained spaces as well as a fully productive organic vegie patch, more than 100 fruit and nut trees and what she hopes one day will be a breathtaking, climate compatible ornamental garden.

This session includes tea, coffee and afternoon tea with Sophie and fellow gardeners. 

Location - Adelaide Botanic Garden

North Terrace, Adelaide, SA, 5000.

About the Presenter

External specialist

As well as our own pool of Diggers staff experts, we call upon industry experts and specialists in their field to broaden our range of workshops on offer. For more information about the presenter for this session, please see below.

SUMMER PROOFING YOUR GARDEN

13 October 2019 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Member $69.00
Non-Member $79.00
ADELAIDE: Come to our extended Diggers Club workshop with guru Sophie Thomson and learn how to get your garden ready for the coming heat. You will learn how to work with your climate and to change your micro- climate. Sophie will cover improving our soil, plant selection, feeding, mulching, effective watering, temporary shade for your edibles and finally, common summer pests and diseases and how to prevent or manage them. Includes tea / coffee and afternoon tea with fellow gardeners.
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EVENTS: GWKEA6
A cancellation policy applies to all our events, see more details here
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