IN THIS COURSE YOU WILL LEARN ABOUT : 

  • Connecting below and above the ground

  •             The living soil

  •             Importance of organic matter

  •             Garden bed rotation

  •             Green manure

  •             Fungi and bacteria

  •             Companion planting

  •             Integrated pest management (IPM)

  •             Plant nutrition

  •  Site allocation – siting your garden

  •   Soil science and soil testing

  • Fundamentals of Compost

  •    Choosing the correct crop

  •    Growing the crop organically

  •    Plant nutrition

  •    Weed management

  •   Pest and disease management

  •   Management plant health

  •   Unique garden tools and equipment

  •   Human nutrition from healthy organic fruit,

            vegetables and herbs

SUNDAY, 26th AUGUST
SATURDAY, 25th AUGUST

07:30am // Registration (Please be on time) 

08:00am // Welcome, Introduction & History of Farm 

08:30am // (Session 1) Soils, Plants & Nutrition

10:00am // Morning Tea

10:30am // (Session 2) Practical - Soil health, pH testing 

11:30am // (Session 3) Water, Irrigation systems

12:30pm // Lunch

1:30pm //  (Session 4) Practical - Garden bed Preparation

3:00pm // Afternoon Tea

4:00pm // (Session 5) Practical - Garden tools and irrigation.

5:00pm // End of day one

08:00am // (Session 6) Health & Nutrition

9:30am // (Session 7) IPM, Allowable organic inputs

10:30am // Morning tea

11:00am // (Session 8) Practical - Planting Seedlings, Irrigation

12:30pm // Lunch

1:30pm // (Session 9) Organic matter - Compost

2:30pm // (Session 10) Practical - Compost & mulch

3:30pm // Break for afternoon tea.  Closing address & final Q&A session. Follow up information and newsletter.

4:00pm // Close of course

SCHEDULE

Expert Tuition and demonstration of necessary garden tools and equipment. Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea (Vegetarian & Vegan options)– sourced from organic produce from the farm.

 

Inside your bag - you will receive a pH soil test kit, packet of organic seeds, practical organic farm book including important links and references to organic farming articles.

 Complimentary organic produce from the farm.

INCLUDED IN YOUR COURSE