Chris Ferreira at Balingup Small Farm Field Day

When: Saturday 26 April 2014 - 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM Location: Balingup Town Oval, Balingup Cost: free

Balingup Small Farm Field- Day - a family fun day outThe Balingup Small Farm Field Day provides a wealth of information on many topics related to sustainable small farming, together with a huge range of cottage industry products.

Chris Ferreira will be appearing at the Balingup Small Farm Field Day.

9:45am - 10:45am  Great Gardens:  From Plant to Plate

12:15pm - 1:45pm  Trees for all Reasons and Seasons

Whilst Chris' Heavenly Hectares and Great Gardens presentations are free, entrance fees apply to the Field Day.

For more information about the Balingup Small Farm Field Day, please head to www.balingupsmallfarmfieldday.com.au

 

Great Gardens Workshop in Vincent

When: Thursday 01 May 2014 - 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM Location: City of Vincent Administration & Civic Centre, 244 Vincent Street, Leederville Cost: free

Creat your own sustainable urban paradiseThis Great Gardens workshop is ideal for gardening enthusiasts who would like to learn more about maintaining a beautiful landscape in a more sustainable way.

Join our celebrity gardening experts Steve Wood and Sean Gray as they share all the top tips on how to reduce your water and nutrient use, while helping to create a Riverwise landscape.

The workshops covers improving the soil, effective planting and watering techniques, best practice for fertiliser use, composting, worm farming, using plants for natural heating and cooling, becoming more Waterwise and Riverwise, drought-proofing your garden for summer - and much more!

Please register early to attend this FREE workshop as numbers are limited.

*Parking for the event will be in the Loftus Centre Car Park (access from Loftus Street and Richmond Street).

A light supper will be provided.

Proudly supported by the Swan River Trust and the City of Vincent

       swan river trust                     city of vincent


Great Gardens at Bunnings Joondalup

When: Saturday 03 May 2014 - 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM Location: Bunnings Joondalup, Corner Sundew Rise & Joondalup Drive, Joondalup Cost: free

A productive Waterwise garden

Have you always wanted a Waterwise garden but don't know where to start?

Join our celebrity gardening expert, Sean Gray as he shows you how to create your own Waterwise urban paradise.

And Sean will be able to answer all your Waterwise gardening questions....

  • How to improve the soil
  • Effective planting and watering techniques,
  • Best practice fertiliser use
  • How to use plants for natural heating and cooling
  • Growing food plants using minimal water
  • How to grow Waterwise and native plants
  • Drought-proofing your garden for summer
  • and more!

For more information about this event, head to www.bunnings.com.au/stores/wa/joondalup

Proudly supported by Bunnings and the Water Corporation

                  Bunnings                   Water Corporation

 

Great Gardens at Mosman Park EcoFair at St Luke's

When: Saturday 03 May 2014 - 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Location: St Luke's Anglican Church, 20 Monument Street, Mosman Park Cost: free

From Garden to Plate

Join the Great Garden Food Theatre Team between 11am–2pm for a celebration of all things food and garden. Celebrity gardener, Chris Ferreira and our Food Theatre chef, Shannon Whitmore will share the delights of growing your own herbs, fruit and vegetables. Chef Shannon will show you some great ways to prepare your own harvest! And Chris will share all the tips on verge planting and how to get the best from your heirloom seedlings.

For all things sustainable, Mosman Park Eco Fair has it all. From vintage clothing, to solar panels, organic vegetable seedlings, fair trade goods and much more.

More information about what's on at Mosman Park Eco-Fair at St Luke's, head to www.facebook.com/mosman.park.ecofair 

Proudly supported by Water Corporation      Water Corporation

 

Great Gardens Workshop in Floreat

When: Wednesday 07 May 2014 - 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM Location: Town of Cambridge Administration Centre, 1 Bold Park Drive, Floreat Cost: free

Great Gardens Workshop

This workshop is ideal for gardening enthusiasts who would like to learn more about maintaining a beautiful landscape in a more sustainable way.

We'll also teach you the secrets to preparing your garden for Waterwise and Native food plants.

The workshop covers improving the soil, dealing with water repellency, landscape design and hydro-zoning, mulching, efficient irrigation systems and techniques, and Waterwise and Native food plants.

Join our celebrity gardeners for all the hints and tips on how to drought-proof your garden and grow nutritious delicious food - and much more!

Please register early to attend this workshop as numbers are limited.

A light supper will be provided. 

Proudly supported by the Swan River Trust and the Town of Cambridge

                  Swan River Trust                       Town of Cambridge


Free Food Theatre at Cockburn Harvest HooHa!

When: Saturday 10 May 2014 - 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Location: Harmony Oval. Aurora Drive, Harvest Lakes Cost: free

healthy soil, healthy plants and healthy people

Join the Great Gardens Food Theatre Team for a day of food festivities!

Celebrating the link between healthy soil, healthy plants and healthy people, our team will show you how you can not only grow delicious nutritious herbs, fruit and vegetables in your own garden, but they’ll show you some superb ways to prepare them in your kitchen too!

Come and meet the team and learn all the secrets to creating your own kitchen garden.

Proudly supported by Water Corporation and the City of Cockburn

            Water Corporation         City of Cockburn

 

Heavenly Hectares Workshop in Maddington

When: Thursday 15 May 2014 - 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM Location: Maddington Community Centre –Lesser Hall, 19 Alcock Street, Maddington Cost: free

Create your own Heavenly HectaresJoin Chris Ferreira for this FREE workshop as he shows you how to get the best from your property.

The workshop will include many topics including fire safety, climate change resilience, improving stock management, landcare techniques and strategies, pasture establishment and management, bush regeneration, sustainable weed and pest management, nutrient and waterwise landscape management, property planning and other adult learning opportunities, diversification options (eg agroforestry for small properties).

Refreshments will be provided. 

Whilst this workshop is FREE to attend, we ask that you register to assist us with catering numbers. 

Supported by Swan River Trust, City of Gosnells, and Armadale Gosnells Landcare Group 

          Swan River Trust        City of Gosnells    Armadale Gosnells Landcare Group


Great Gardens Workshop in Cloverdale - Workshop #1

When: Thursday 05 June 2014 - 6:30 PM to 7:45 PM Location: Function Room, City of Belmont Civic Centre, 215 Wright Street, Cloverdale Cost: free

Create your own sustainable urban paradise

This workshop is ideal for gardening enthusiasts who would like to learn more about maintaining a beautiful landscape in a more sustainable way.

Join our celebrity gardening experts as they share all the top tips on how to reduce your water and nutrient use, while helping to create a Riverwise landscape.

This action-packed workshop covers improving the soil, effective planting and watering techniques, best practice for fertiliser use, composting, worm farming, using plants for natural heating and cooling, becoming more Waterwise and Riverwise, and drought-proofing your garden for summer - and much more.

Join our celebrity gardeners for all the hints and tips on how to drought-proof your garden and grow nutritious delicious food - and much more!

Please register early to attend this workshop as numbers are limited.

This workshop session will be held 6:30pm - 7:45pm

Our presenters will cover the same content in both sessions. There is no need to attend both sessions.

A light supper will be provided. 

Proudly supported by the Swan River Trust and the City of Belmont

                  Swan River Trust                       City of Belmont


Great Gardens Workshop in Cloverdale - Workshop #2

When: Thursday 05 June 2014 - 8:15 PM to 9:30 PM Location: Function Room, City of Belmont Civic Centre, 215 Wright Street, Cloverdale Cost: free

Create your own sustainable urban paradiseThis workshop is ideal for gardening enthusiasts who would like to learn more about maintaining a beautiful landscape in a more sustainable way.

Join our celebrity gardening experts as they share all the top tips on how to reduce your water and nutrient use, while helping to create a Riverwise landscape.

This action-packed workshop covers improving the soil, effective planting and watering techniques, best practice for fertiliser use, composting, worm farming, using plants for natural heating and cooling, becoming more Waterwise and Riverwise, and drought-proofing your garden for summer - and much more.

Join our celebrity gardeners for all the hints and tips on how to drought-proof your garden and grow nutritious delicious food - and much more!

Please register early to attend this workshop as numbers are limited.

This workshop session will be held 8:15pm - 9:30pm

Our presenters will cover the same content in both sessions. There is no need to attend both sessions.

A light supper will be provided. 

Proudly supported by the Swan River Trust and the City of Belmont

                  Swan River Trust                       City of Belmont