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July 2017

How To Prune Fruit Trees – Martinborough

July 22 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Leighs House, 25 Oxford St
Martinborough, New Zealand
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seckle pre harvest

Good pruning = good fruiting! Though the best (and simplest) time to train your trees is when they're young – wild and woolly trees can be bought back into good production and tamed too. Today we are learning on some older, neglected fruit trees  - a plum, an apricot, an apple and a pear. I'll show you how to prune a newly planted tree and a young nectarine too. Take home my pruning notes, and enjoy a homemade morning tea…

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November 2017

Bountiful Soil – Garden Marlborough 2017

November 10 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
miracles happen

Come along and learn how simple it is to get your soils humming. Kath will share her easy compost recipe, and teach you how homemade mulch can enrich your soils. You’ll see Kath’s favourite tool, the broadfork, in action, and understand how it can change your life with soil! Kath will explore the wonders of mineral-rich herbs and greencrops, and you’ll learn the best way to begin a new garden bed – so simple but so good. During this workshop…

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The Green Gardener – Garden Marlborough 2017

November 11 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
calendula and poppies

This workshop will take you back to a time before artificial fertilisers and quick chemical fixes, showing how you can create a little bit of paradise with a spray-free food garden. Learn when weeds are useful, and when they’re not. Learn how to create a weed-free vege patch, in a kind and gentle way. Learn about the beneficial insect brigade – who they are and what they do, and how to entice them into your garden with the ultimate perennial…

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