Australia’s cooler and cold climate zones can make growing vegetables all year around a real challenge. In this workshop you will learn the strategies and tactics that make for successful vegetable production in areas where overnight winter temperatures are often below zero, with regular frosts. The workshop covers:
Understanding your climate zone, particularly a cool climate zone
Growing in all seasons
When and what to plant
Weeding and weeding tools
Intensive planting and other garden practices
They very briefly explore the various organic approaches: permaculture, bio-dynamic, biological and gain a basic understanding of these different philosophies. The course aims to provide you with the practical knowledge and skills to produce food all year, from a small backyard plot or a large market garden.
Your Workshop Facilitator Bronwyn Richards is a successful small commercial market gardener of 12 years experience with a focus on sustainability, soil health, water conservation and organic growing principles. Helen M Lynch, BA, DipEdStud, MEdAdmin, PostGCOEd, CertIVTAE , is an educator having spent 15 years across the TAFE and University sectors designing educational experiences for adults