INTRODUCTION TO BIODYNAMIC METHODS
Sunday, September 18th 8.30am – 4.30pm $120
One day course to introduce the practical concepts of the biodynamic methods to farmers & gardeners. The biodynamic method is a modern organic approach that creates a holistic approach to building healthy soil, plants, animals & humans. Includes notes, biodynamic preparations, lunch & teas.
VEGETABLES FOR YOUR TABLE.
Sunday, October 2nd 9.00 -12.30 $50
Practical guide to establishing & maintaining a productive & healthy vegetable garden. Our climate offers many opportunities to grow food for your table all year round. Discover what plants to grow, and when. Practical tips & ideas.
COMPOSTING & MULCHING
Sunday, October 9th 9.00 -12.30 $50
Reduce water use by learning the principles of composting & mulching, techniques & materials used & how they can be used most effectively on your garden or farm.
INTRODUCTION TO MOON PLANTING AND USING THE PLANTING CALENDAR
Sunday, October 16th 9.00 -12.30 $50
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 23rd 9.00 -12.30 pm. $50
Practical guide to growing fruits, nuts & berries. Establishing, maintenance, ground covers, soils.
Sunday October 30th 9.00 – 12 30 $50
All you need to know about getting started with poultry. Includes breed selection, housing, feeding, breeding, pests.
WEAVING A BIT OF MAGIC
Sunday, November 6th 9am 4pm $120
The ideal way to recycle your garden prunings .A introduction to natural fibre weaving. Includes techniques, suitable plants & other materials to make baskets, fences & trellises. Includes all materials, lunch & teas.
All courses are held at NIRVANA ORGANIC FARM
184 LONGWOOD ROAD, HEATHFIELD
UBD 157:G7. Exit from SE Freeway at Stirling, turn right at roundabout & travel 3.5 km.
The courses are practical, ‘hands on’ conducted by experienced biodynamic/organic farmers, Deb & Quentin. Their successful small holding has been run under BIO-DYNAMIC principles since 1983.
The 4.5 ha property provides the ideal classroom filled with practical examples of how goals can be achieved & gives inspiration into this GARDEN QUALITY FARMING to both gardeners & farmers alike.
FOR BOOKINGS & FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
DEB OR QUENTIN PHONE/ (08) 8339 2519 firstname.lastname@example.org