Past Workshop

The native food forest guild planting workshop

The workshop last Saturday saw a great bunch of people planting two of potentially seven native food forest guilds. These types of guilds ideally have seven layers, from very tall trees to smaller trees, shrubs, ground cover and root plants. The two guilds we made have a sandpaper fig and a macadamia tree as their …

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Composting workshop

The composting workshop we held today – the first after Covie – was a real success, despite the rain that hit hard at one stage. Everyone got happily involved in a hands-on way after Graham explained how we were going to make a cubic metre of hot compost. The first row for the three-bay compost …

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Saturday, 8 August 2020 @ 8:30 am – 1 pm – Improving Your Soil Using Compost

So you have done some basic soil tests and now want to improve your soil. You need to make compost, but how to go about doing that? Join Graham Chapman at the Gympie Community Garden as he teaches us how to make a three-bay compost system, and hot compost, using freely available resources. This is …

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Saturday, 12 September 2020 @ 8:30 am – 1 pm – Designing A Native Food Forest Workshop

Come and learn how to design your own native food forest creating a thriving eco-system with edible native plants. In this workshop, you will learn about the 7 layers of a forest, how to choose your native species, preparing for and planting your chosen species, and ongoing care & maintenance. We will also be sharing …

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