Nirvana Organic Farm offers gardeners a chance to share Deb’s 30+ years of experience in creating a productive landscape in a unique and beautiful living classroom.
COMPOSTING AND MULCHING
Sunday, September 5th
9.00 - 12 30 $45
Principles of composting and mulching, techniques and materials used and how they can be used most effectively on your garden or farm.
ORGANIC VEGETABLES FOR YOUR TABLE
Sunday, September 12th
Practical guide to establishing and maintaining a productive and healthy
BIO- DYNAMIC AGRICULTURE
Improve your soils water holding capacity.
A one day course to introduce the practical concepts of the biodynamic methods to farmers and gardeners.
The Bio -Dynamic method is a modern organic method that creates a holistic approach to building healthy soil, plants animals and humans.
The course covers history, concept of a living organism, soils, compost, special preparations that enhance nature and equipment required.
Sunday, Sept 19th 2010. 8.30 am. -4.30 pm. Cost: $110
Includes: notes, lunch, Membership of Adelaide Hills Biodynamic Group
INTRODUCTION TO MOON PLANTING AND USING THE PLANTING CALENDAR
Sunday, September 26th 9.00-12.30 $45
Working with the rhythms of nature can develop your skills in fine tuning your garden and can add a new dimension to your gardening experience
ORGANIC FRUIT, NUTS & BERRIES.
Sunday, October 10th
9.00 -12.30 $45
Practical guide to orcharding. Includes establishment, soils, ground covers, maintenance & pruning.
Sunday October 17th
9.00 pm – 12.30 $45
All you need to know about getting started with poultry. Includes selection, housing, feeding, breeding, pests.
WEAVING A BIT OF MAGIC
Sunday October 24th
9am – 4pm
.The ideal way to recycle your garden prunings. This introduction to natural fibre weaving will show you the essential techniques, suitable plants & other materials to make baskets, fences, or trellises.
Course includes all materials, lunch, morning & afternoon tea.
To enrol click here or get further Information
phone Deb or Quentin 8339 2519