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November 2019

SOLD OUT! Spring into Summer!

November 2, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Edible Backyard, 268 Florida Rd
Levin, New Zealand
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$70
30th Nov potager

Come along and check out my spring vegie patch, see my summer garden preps and all the things I'm doing to keep a steady flow of kai to our table. I'll be sharing my tips for growing kumara, yams, shelloutbeans and tomatoes. Intercropping is a groovy way to jam more crops in and encourage a broader range of soil life - check out my favourite combo's Summer pests are gearing up - be ready with my tried and true pest…

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SOLD OUT! The Happy, Healthy Fruit Tree Workshop

November 30, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Edible Backyard, 268 Florida Rd
Levin, New Zealand
$70
apples summer

In order to carry abundant crops, fruit trees must be healthy and strong... today is your fruit tree's lucky day! Deciduous trees eg: apples, peaches, plums, apricots, pears, persimmon, are our focus here. How to thin fruit. What a difference thinning makes! Thinning keeps the pressure off your trees and creates steady cropping year after year. I'll show you how so you can go home and do your own trees. Biological sprays. My favourite! These sprays keep your trees and…

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December 2019

SOLD OUT! The Organic Greenhouse

December 1, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Edible Backyard, 268 Florida Rd
Levin, New Zealand
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$70
autumn tomatoes

The greenhouse is my saviour! A toasty warm environment that extends the season an extra 3 months either side, allowing me to easily provide homegrown vegetables for the family year round. It is a tricky beast though – sucking insects flourish, soil looses its omph easily and disease explodes in the moist, warm air. This workshop is a look see at all the things I’ve learned in the last 10 years and how my style has evolved Crop rotation, greencropping…

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January 2020

SOLD OUT Summer Garden Tour #1

January 13 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Edible Backyard, 268 Florida Rd
Levin, New Zealand
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$45
Evening Sun Sunflowers

Spend your Monday morning hanging out in my garden, and be zen for the rest of the week  . Learn good stuff We'll park up under the deck and start with a chat + your burning edible garden questions. Then we'll go for a tour of the veggie patch + greenhouse and checkout the highs and lows of my season. Find out my simple, whole garden approach for prepping for autumn crops and keeping my soil in good nick. Food and…

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SOLD OUT Summer Garden Tour #2

January 27 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Edible Backyard, 268 Florida Rd
Levin, New Zealand
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$45
saladings and rudbeckia

Spend your Monday morning hanging out in my garden, and be zen for the rest of the week :) . Learn good stuff We'll park up under the deck and start with a chat + your burning edible garden questions. Then we'll go for a tour of the veggie patch + greenhouse and checkout the highs and lows of my season. Find out my simple, whole garden approach for prepping for autumn crops and keeping my soil in good nick.…

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February 2020

SOLD OUT! Summer Garden Tour: Feb 19th

February 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Edible Backyard, 268 Florida Rd
Levin, New Zealand
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$20

Grab this chance to visit my garden! Join me for a tour of the veggie patch, potager, berryhouse, greenhouse and orchard. While we wander I'll share what I'm up to, the joys and the not so joys in this less than summery summer and you can ask your burning questions. Important info Tickets are limited to 15 No Dogs. The show goes on rain or shine - dress for the weather! Buy your tickets I’m selling the tickets through Eventfinder…

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SOLD OUT! Summer into Autumn

February 22 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Edible Backyard, 268 Florida Rd
Levin, New Zealand
$70

In order to grow a year round supply of vegetables - food gardeners need to think ahead. So here we are at the end of summer planning ahead to Autumn with an eye on Winter as well. Come along and see my Autumn garden preps and all the things I'm doing to keep a steady flow of kai to our table. Sowing brassica's becomes an important mission from now for our Autumn table - we'll look at how to sow,…

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SOLD OUT! Summer Garden Tour: Feb 26th

February 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Edible Backyard, 268 Florida Rd
Levin, New Zealand
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$20
agastache and dill

Grab this chance to visit my garden! Join me for a tour of the veggie patch, potager, berryhouse, greenhouse and orchard. While we wander I'll share what I'm up to, the joys and the not so joys in this less than summery summer and you can ask your burning questions. Important info Tickets are limited to 15 No Dogs. The show goes on rain or shine - dress for the weather! Buy your tickets I’m selling the tickets through Eventfinder…

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March 2020

Andrew London Trio at Edible Backyard!

March 7 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Edible Backyard, 268 Florida Rd
Levin, New Zealand
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$30
Andrew London Trio

It’s the highlight of my autumn –  the Andrew London Trio at my place, music in the garden! Gather your favourite adults and bring a picnic; wander the autumn gardens and enjoy some swinging sounds. The show goes on rain or shine – we have plenty of cover. Important information This event is for grown-ups. We ask that you leave your littlies at home for this one. No dogs and no eftpos. Buy your tickets I’m selling the tickets through Eventfinder because…

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SOLD OUT! Get your vegie patch ready, set to grow!

March 21 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Edible Backyard, 268 Florida Rd
Levin, New Zealand
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$70
mid jan garden

This workshop is especially for those of you dipping your toes into vegetable gardening for the first time. Also for those of you who aren't having a good time in the vegie patch - perhaps the harvests are poor or the workload too high - come along and be inspired! Whether your garden is big or small the exact same principals apply. Autumn is a brilliant time to get new vegie beds rolling. Get prepared now so you are ready…

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