Dirt Doctor Workshop for Smarter Gardening

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Dirt Doctor Workshop for Smarter Gardening

Time: June 30, 2012 from 10am to 4pm
Location: Ellerslie
Street: Te Waipuna Puawai Community Centre, 12A Umere Crescent
City/Town: Ellerslie, Auckland
Phone: 021 848417
Event Type: gardening, workshop
Organized By: Pania Robinson
Latest Activity: Jun 15, 2012

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Event Description

Dirt Doctor’s Urban Eden Workshop for Smarter Gardening
Learn how to grow lot's of food yet spend less time in the garden = getting your garden to work for you. Improve soil health and see your vegetable production and taste improve.

Saturday 23rd and Saturday 30th June 2012, 10am - 4pm each day; with a shared lunch
$120 covers two days
Day one: $80 (unwaged $60)
Day two: $90 (unwaged $70)
$150 for both days (unwaged $130)
Bring a friend and you both get 10% discount!
It is highly recommended to do both days to get the full learning benefit, as the content over each day ties in together.

Book by emailing dirtdoctorakld@gmail.com

Workshop Content:
We will cover the complete Dirt Doctor gardening system.
Compost - Making the Most of Waste.
Learn effective techniques that use your food and garden waste to create biologically rich compost. Discover the links between compost, mulching and a healthy soil that can become more fertile season after season.

Soil - Transforming Grass into Garden.
Learn how to create productive garden beds using the soil you already have and how to continuously improve it.

Seedlings - Growing Healthy Plants from Seed.
Learn how to make your own seedling mix and the key steps to growing healthy, pest-resistant crops from seed.

Weeds - Taking Out the Hard Work.
Learn when to weed, how to weed and why weeds are important for a productive garden. Discover how smart weed-management means less time in the garden and more time for other thing.

Microbes - Bringing Life to Your Soil.
Learn why a healthy, living soil means less work for you and how to introduce beneficial microbes into your garden using compost and compost tea.

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