Manningham Home Harvest

The Manningham Home Harvest gardening seminar series is designed to teach you how to grow delicious fresh food at home. The four week series will guide you through growing and harvesting an incredible bumper summer harvest in Manningham’s soils and climate. 

Seminar 1: Getting ready for the Summer Harvest

Wednesday 16 October 
7.00pm to 9.00pm

Producing a bumper summer harvest begins in Spring. Learn about how to start a new veggie patch and choose the right summer vegetables for your garden. This session will provide practical, down-to-earth and sustainable gardening knowledge and information to get your garden ready for the summer growing season. Includes free seeds to try at home.

Book now for Seminar 1: Getting Ready for the Summer Harvest

Seminar 2: Worm Farms and Composting Systems

Wednesday 23 October
7.00pm to 9.00pm

Learn how to recycle your organic waste at home with a compost bin or worm farm. Recycling organic materials has environmental and gardening benefits including: Improved soil quality, reduced waste going to landfill, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, improved water savings and will save your money. You will also learn how you can join the Compost Revolution and get 60% OFF the retail price of a compost bin, worm farm, or bokashi bin plus free delivery.

Book now for Seminar 2: Worm Farms and Composting Systems

Seminar 3: Thrifty Gardening  

Wednesday 20 November
7.00pm to 9.00pm

This session will shows you how you can get away with not spending a fortune on your garden, by utilising things you may already have and learning some clever techniques to save money. Topics include potting mixes, pest control, fertilisers, seed sowing, seasonal plant propagation; 'nanna technology' or re-purposing household objects for use in the garden.

Book now for Seminar 3: Thrifty Gardening

Seminar 4: Growing Fruit Trees

Wednesday 27 November
7.00pm to 9.00pm

If only growing fruit trees was easy. Many of us plant our trees thinking that all we need to do is water them and wait for the harvest. But fruit trees can experience problems including poor quality fruit, pests and disease. The goal of this program is to explore what fruit trees is right for your property and the factors to consider for a successful fruit tree harvest ahead of time.

Book now for Seminar 4: Growing Fruit Trees

Wednesday 16 October 2019, 7.00 pm to Wednesday 27 November 2019, 9.00 pm
Manningham Civic Centre
699 Doncaster Road
Doncaster VIC 3108
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This event is presented by Manningham Council and is a part of Spring Outdoors Program 2019