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June 2021

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

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Kyneton, Victoria Kyneton, + Google Map
$100
Fruit Tree Pruning 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 heartwood to discover how they relate to grafting, plant health and diseases. This workshop in the Science of Edible Gardening Series, looks at plant structures…

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July 2021

Seasonality and Timing: Environmental Gardening Influences (as part of The Science of Edible Gardening Series)

July 10 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Kyneton, Victoria Kyneton, + Google Map
$100
Science of Edible Gardening Workshop Kyneton Melbourne

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 Gardening Series, provides the knowledge to plan the timing of planting, watering, pruning and pest control. We look at different methods of record keeping and…

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Backyard Orchards: Design, Implement and Maintain

July 17 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Kyneton, Victoria Kyneton, + Google Map
$150

PLEASE NOTE: Due to Coronavirus Restrictions this event has been postponed until Saturday 17th July. 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 selection and why we use grafted trees Different types of…

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August 2021

Carbon and Nitrogen Cycles: The Art of Compost (as part of The Science of Edible Gardening Series)

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Kyneton, Victoria Kyneton, + Google Map
$100
Gardening Workshop Series Permaculture

Do you vaguely remember your high school chemistry days and your teacher trying to show you the carbon and nitrogen cycles? They are critical to life on Earth. Learn how both these cycles underpin the making of great compost. During this workshop we will explore different composting methods and the science behind them: • Cold Composting • Bokashi • Hot Composting • Worm Farms • Leaf Mould • Chickens This workshop in the Science of Edible Gardening Series, looks at…

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September 2021

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

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Kyneton, Victoria Kyneton, + Google Map
$100

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 and ecosystems, and learn to apply this knowledge to your garden. This may be through using weeds as soil indicators (avoid the need for expensive…

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November 2021

Photosynthesis: Just add water, air and sunlight (as part of The Science of Edible Gardening Series)

November 6 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Kyneton, Victoria Kyneton, + Google Map
$100
Science of Edible Gardening Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis is the method by which plants use sunlight to convert water and air to sugar. It is an essential process that, in one way or another, supports all life on Earth. This workshop in the Science of Edible Gardening Series, looks at the three inputs into photosynthesis: - Sunlight - Water - Air Explore how light changes throughout the year and how it may impact your garden. Most edible plants require full sun, but learn about a few that…

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