Growing UP! Tricks and Tips for Balcony & Rooftop Gardens
A half-day practical introduction to learn on how to grow food in high and small spaces with compost coach, Harbir Gill. This workshop is designed for anyone who is interested to get started in growing fresh vegetables in their balcony and on a roof.
Date: Saturday, 12 August 2017
Time: 9.00am – 12pm
(Registration is at 8.30am)
ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP
The course is hands-on and will introduce you to the basic principles of composting, balcony/rooftop microclimates, planning and layout for small space gardens including setting up trellis, soil preparation, smart watering system.
You will bring back your own ready to grow pot, mini wicking system, seeds and plants.
THIS WORKSHOP WILL COVER
• Basic principles of composting (Demo of 7 pot composting system)
• How to make your own healthy soil
• Building a wicking bed
• Practical introduction to home gardening and soil nutrition and plant considerations
• Vertical growing methods
ABOUT THE FACILITATOR
Harbir Gill loves compost and has made it his mission and way of life. Armed with his growing experience , he now teaches a course once a month at A Little Farm On The Hill: http://www.alittlefarmonthehill.com/
RM185 / RM165 Special Rate*
(Inclusive of materials, potting mix, seeds & refreshments)
*Special price if you mention The Star
HOW TO REGISTER
WHO TO CONTACT
For enquiries, get in touch with Clarice: