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November in the garden

At the Grey Lynn Farmers Market. FREE for Friends of the Market ($2 everyone else). 11.15am start in the Oval Room of the Grey Lynn Community Centre

Chickens at Home Seminar – Sunday 6th November

If you’ve ever wondered about whether you could have chickens at your place, this is the workshop for you.  Susie from Chickens at Home will introduce you to the basics of keeping chickens in your backyard. She’ll cover their food and care requirements and look at some different hen house options.

Composting in the City Sunday 13th November
with the Wilton St Community Garden Composters

Is your compost heap a little smelly or unbalanced?  Learn the secrets to amazing sweet smelling compost that deals with your kitchen and garden waste and improves your soil at the same time.  This workshop will be lead by the expert composters from the local Wilton Street Community Gardens.

Dirt Doctor: Bringing Life to your Soil Sunday 20th November

The Dirt Doctor’s philosophy is about building healthy soil that will in turn grow healthy and nutrient rich plants.  Dirt Doctor presenter Pania Robinson will give this introduction seminar that will cover bringing life to tired soil and growing lots of food in small spaces.