Season Extension for you Crops 2nd May 2020 @Roebuck Farm, Taranaki
This one day workshop is suited to the beginner, to homesteaders with small spaces wanting to maximise organic vegetable production as well as serious backyard growers looking integrate better time saving systems into their plot. Jodi Roebuck is Australasia’s leading Biointensive educator and in his own garden, on his own farm, he offers the best hands-on practical learning integrating the Biointensive Growing system with small scale sustainable market gardening to maximise harvest in small spaces.
this workshops focus is
Season extention, Getting an early start on the season and growing a little later
Year round food production,
Winter production Propagation Growing your own seedlings, pricking out, growing micro greens This one day workshop with Jodi Roebuck is full of tricks for trapping in heat & keeping off heavy rains so you can keep growing through the winter. Join Jodi, Australasia’s leading Biointensive educator, in his own garden & on his own farm for the best hands-on one day practical suited to the beginner, to serious backyard grower + to the homesteader all wanting to maximise organic vegetable production through the cool seasons. Hands-on + practical, you will learn alongside Jodi the following: Winter Aspect + light sun aspect on your shortest day Growing Undercover Season extension + trapping the sun with portable row covers Cold season greens + how to grow them Mizuna, Mustard, Spinach, Kale, Lettuce, Turnips, Radish, Carrots ..... How to grow in beds and in the green house Growing outdoors under cover using cloches Propagation + Transplanting Growing strong seedings and reducing transplant shock Growing Microgreens Winter production system Green House design+ Garden design Planning for the best winter light + site aspect for your bed layout, access + pathways Small scale greenhouse operation Management Bed + soil Managing moisture through the cool season
Expect to fed well This workshop is fully catered with local produce
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Payment: Payments can be made by either Paypal or by on-line banking into our account: Email us for our bank details
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