Combine St Community Garden

Understanding soil

Understanding Soil Health – Sunday Nov 22nd

In this workshop we will discuss how to assess your soil health in relation to growing healthier plants.  We will look soil analysis, existing plant indicators, the soil biome, pH of soil and its implications and adjustments. We will also discuss the importance of organic matter, mulch, composts, natural fertilizers, worms, fungal relationships, legumes and liquid fertilizers.

Date:
Sunday 22 November
Time:
10:30 am – 12:30 pm
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Website:
https://register.eventarc.com/31479/understanding-soil-health
Carnivourous plants

Bugs Beware – Growing Carnivorous Plants – workshop Sept. 27th

Come and learn about the different types of carnivorous plants you can easily grow in the region. We will discuss their similarities and differences, appropriate growing conditions required and their effectiveness in controlling insect populations.

Discover some of the local species of carnivorous plants on the day and where you can view them in nature.There will also be plenty of time for questions on the day.

 

Sunday September 27 – Presented by Steve Hooper
starting at 10:30am sharp and concluding at 12:30pm

 

Places are limited so  to book your place go

https://register.eventarc.com/31477/bugs-beware-growing-carnivorous-plants

love-food-hate-waste!

Workshop 24th May 2015 ‘Love food hate waste’ from 10.30am

In NSW on average every household throws away about $1000 worth of edible food each year – that’s a total of 1.1 million tonnes of food waste in NSW alone!

love-food-hate-waste!

Come along to this participatory workshop and learn about meal planning, correct storage how, to reduce food waste and some inspirational ways to use leftovers.

A healthy lunch and snacks will be provided.

Presented by Local celebrity and runner up to the 2015 Coffs Regional Woman of the year award, Julie Ferguson.

Sunday May 24

10:30am – 12:30pm

 

Places are Limited so please book your spot now. Go to

https://register.eventarc.com/29359/love-food-hate-waste

 

 

Asassin bug in action

‘Using Plants and Fowers to Reduce Garden Pests’ Workshop at the CRCG – 26th April Presented By Steve McGrane

Ever heard of an insect reservoir or how having one will assist your garden to thrive? How about getting help from a HIPPO? If not, then come along to this very informative workshop!

You will learn about the fascinating behaviour and lifecycle of your garden insects, including information on how to assess the population, what plants they do and don’t like and many ways to attract the ones you want and deter those you don’t.

This information is suitable for both the backyard gardener and larger scale Agricultural/ Horticultural producers who would like to learn more about Organic production strategies.

The Cost is Free and starts at 10.30 am sharp and concluding at 12.30. Light refreshments are also provided.