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Edible gardens for renters

When

Saturday 13 March from 10am to 12:30pm Saturday 5 June from 10am to 12:30pm

Cost

Adult: $75.00Concession: $56.50

Kick start your edible garden with guidance and practical tips.

This 2½ hour workshop is perfect for balcony, courtyard and small space growing.

You’ll learn:

  • soils and potting mix fundamentals

  • seasonal plant selection

  • when to water and fertilise

  • basic plant care

  • thrifty gardening tips such as growing plants from seed, DIY compost and planters

  • vertical garden ideas.

Suitable for: Adults, beginner to intermediate.

Bring along:

  • paper and pen

  • water bottle.

Workshop includes:

  • morning tea

  • detailed notes

  • six small edible plants to get you started

There are 2 sessions to choose from:

Covid-safe information

Do not attend Sydney City Farm events if you are unwell

Please do not attend if you are unwell or have any signs of cold or flu including a cough, sore/scratchy throat, runny nose, shortness of breath or a fever. We respectfully advise that you will not be permitted to enter. You will be required to fill in a quick online wellness check survey the day before your education program.

When you arrive at Sydney City Farm

When you arrive to attend an education session, scan the QR code at the entry and enter your name and phone number or email address. You must do this each time you attend. If you don’t have a phone that can do this, ask a staff member to assist you. This is a NSW Health requirement and will be used for contact tracing purposes only if necessary.

When at the Sydney City Farm event

  • notify staff if you start to feel unwell

  • maintain 1.5 m physical distance from all people including staff

  • wash or sanitise your hands on entry and regularly after that

  • you are welcome to bring your own gardening gloves. Gloves will be supplied to volunteers and education participants who do not bring their own

  • follow volunteer and education participant hygiene protocols discussed at start of session

  • wipe down equipment that you use or touch with the sanitising wipes supplied

Contact event organiser

City of Sydney

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