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Herb propagation: Hands on session


Saturday 19 June from 10am to 11am Saturday 19 June from 1pm to 2pm


Adult: $30.00Concession: $22.50

Learn to grow herbs at home from seeds, cuttings and division.

It’s easy, fun and economical to create your own new plants. Come and enjoy an overview of plant propagation, where you get to try out the techniques you will use at home. Learn from an experienced gardener in this hands-on session. 

What you will learn:

  • The basic theory of three types of propagation: cuttings, seed and division

  • Practical skills in the three types which you will practice in the session

  • Herbs suitable for planting this season

What you will get:

  • Hands-on opportunity to learn gardening skills

  • Small group size and experienced facilitator

  • Take-home notes

  • Six propagated herbs to take home

There are two sessions available

Presented by Jen Beer, our Sydney City Farm Learning Facilitator. Jen is an experienced environmental educator who loves growing fresh food. She supplies her neighbourhood with fresh herbs and edible flowers from her verge garden.


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

  • you may be required to wear a face mask at indoor venues

  • 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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