17-19 Hill Street
Not sure what to plant in Spring in subtropical SE Queensland? This hands-on workshop is facilitated by Anne Gibson, of award-winning local business, The Micro Gardener. You’ll discover how to get your small edible garden started and thriving with delicious seasonal foods. This fun, hands-on WORKshop is suitable for all ages.
Whether you’re a beginner gardener or want to layer your learning with practical tips, find out how to:
- prepare your garden for planting;
- do a plant health check, identify and address seasonal problems;
- grow an edible garden in our local climate conditions;
- grow food from seeds, seedlings, kitchen scraps and cuttings;
- succession plant annuals and perennials for a continuous harvest;
- fertilise and maintain plants for a healthy garden.
There will be a tour of the Palmwoods Community Garden and planting into the raised beds. You’ll discover seasonal tips to prepare your soil for planting and the best crops to grow during our short spring and into our transitional season ‘Sprummer’ (October/November)! A great opportunity to have your questions answered and get inspired.
All attendees go in the draw to win a Gardening Hamper on the day!
Please arrive 10-15 minutes BEFORE the workshop to register and get your ticket in the draw.
What to Bring: Wear suitable clothing and shoes for gardening, bring gloves, hat, water and small garden hand tools if available.
Parking: Street parking available close by.
Garden Supplies: Laminated seasonal gardening guides including the Subtropical Planting Guide and Moon Calendar will be available on the day for purchase. The Garden Shed Nursery will also be on-site with organic fruit trees, plants and gardening supplies for sale so you can go home ready to grow!
Cost: $5/person or $10/family including children. Cash only. Free for Community Garden members.
Bookings: To reserve your place please book: Andrew Maitland on 0437029894 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.