Greening Australia (Darwin) is holding some community workshops in April and May about recognising and growing native plants; these workshops are open to anyone interested.
Each workshop is $40 or all 3 for $100 plus a free “Native Plants for Top End Gardens” book if you sign up to all of them.
All workshops run from 9am to 4pm (lunch included)
Please see the flyer below.
Where- Greening Australia nursery and nearby bush location
When– Saturday 1st April
Content- Plant identification and seed collection
Learn how to identify plants through their features with a focus on natives and how to observe them in their natural vegetation communities (in a short excursion to local bushland) and how to make a herbarium specimen.
Learn the different types of seeds, the protocols for seed collection, how and when to collect seeds form different species and how to prepare and store them.
Where- Greening Australia nursery
When- Saturday 22nd April
Content- An introduction to native plant propagation
Learn how to store and treat seed, how to sow, and the best time of the year to do this, to add success to growing your own native plants. Improve your techniques with growing from cuttings, how to propagate different plants. potting up plants and what medium to use.
Where- A Darwin garden (TBC)
When- Saturday May 27th
Content – Designing and planting a small garden with native wildlife attracting and bush tucker plants
Learn about the best Top End native plant to choose for small gardens that are wildlife attracting or bush tucker plants. Learn how to design a small space with plant size, shape, texture, and water requirements in mind. Learn how to prepare and plant out a garden space.
Let any interested others also know.