Reproductive Genetics: Seed Saving & Pollination (as part of The Science of Edible Gardening Series)

Kyneton, Victoria Kyneton

Plant reproduction is essential to our food production systems. Plants produce tasty apples or tomatoes to reproduce themselves, not so much as for us to eat. Delve into the world of pollination and understand why some plants need cross pollinators and others are self-fertile. Understand vegetative methods of plant propagation, including different types of cuttings. […]

$100

Backyard Orchards: Design, Implement and Maintain

Kyneton, Victoria Kyneton

Learn how to design, implement and maintain your backyard orchard. This workshop is suited to anyone looking to grow fruit in courtyards, backyards or larger acreages. You’ll come away with an overview of what’s important (and what’s not!) when planting and maintaining a backyard orchard. This workshop will give you an introduction to: Fruit tree […]

$150

Backyard Orchards: Design, Implement and Maintain

Kyneton, Victoria Kyneton

Learn how to design, implement and maintain your backyard orchard. This workshop is suited to anyone looking to grow fruit in courtyards, backyards or larger acreages. You’ll come away with an overview of what’s important (and what’s not!) when planting and maintaining a backyard orchard. This workshop will give you an introduction to: Fruit tree […]

$150

Plant Physiology: Pruning & Plant Manipulation (as part of The Science of Edible Gardening Series)

Kyneton, Victoria Kyneton

Understanding that the underlying principles of plant physiology can make all the difference to the activities we perform in the garden. Knowing the function of apical meristems and how they relate to pruning, will finally give you the confidence to tackle those fruit trees. We will explore the functions of the cambium layer, bark and […]

$100

Seasonality & Timing: Environmental Gardening Influences (The Science of Edible Gardening Series)

Kyneton, Victoria Kyneton

Timing of garden related events is critical to successful gardening. We develop an understanding of how seasonality moderates your garden through the influence of: • Weather and rainfall • Pests and diseases • Flowering and fruiting patterns • Deciduous trees such as fruit trees • Spring ephemeral bulbs This workshop in the Science of Edible […]

$100

Espalier Workshop: Learn to Create your own Garden Masterpiece

Kyneton, Victoria Kyneton

Espaliered fruit trees are a great way to make use of small and narrow vertical spaces in the garden. Deciduous espaliers provide year round interest with: Blossom in spring Fruit in summer Autumn Foliage Stunning architectural framework in winter Come along to our espalier workshop to learn how to set up and maintain these amazing […]

$60 – $80

Ecological Succession & Soil: Working with Nature (part of The Science of Edible Gardening Series)

Kyneton, Victoria Kyneton

Great soil is critical to successful gardening. Discover how soils are created and understand how ecosystems evolve over time. Bring along a soil sample for us to analyse together as we explore different soil types. Discuss how different soil types can impact your gardening, and how to improve your soil. Understand how nature manages soil […]

$100