Gardening Workshops

Are you interested in growing food for your family but don’t know how to get started?

Do you start out buying seeds and putting in gardens only to find it all gets too much and overwhelming? Why don’t you join one of our Beginner Gardener workshops and learn some basic tips to growing a successful garden!

Otaki Hydroponics & Garden Supplies workshops run from 9am-10am on a Saturday Mornings. Our workshops are hands on and fun. Secure your place today in any of our workshops register your interest today!


 

Workshop dates

Gardening for Beginners (soil Based)

(three consecutive Saturdays)
Date: Saturday 20th, 27 Feb. and March 5th 2016
Time:9-10am
Fee: $50.00 per person
Place: Otaki Hydroponics Gardening and landscape supplies
1083 state Highway 1
Otaki
This workshop is interactive and especially suited to the beginner gardener, topics covered include soil conditions, what to grow and when to plant.
Workshop fee includes your own bag of seed raising mix, seeds and plants to take home and weekly information Sheets

 

Hyper Tufa Pot Making

Date: To be advised
Time:10 -12pm
Fee: $55.00
Place: Otaki Hydroponics Gardening and landscape supplies
1083 state Highway 1
Otaki
This workshop is interactive and suitable for anyone interested in an introduction Hyper Tufa Pot Making.
All Materials supplied. You will go home with your own pot made on the day by you.

 

Composting

This workshop is a must if you are keen to maximise the use of garden waste and keep your soil fed.
Date: 2nd April 2016
Time:10 -12pm
Fee: FREE
Place: Otaki Hydroponics Gardening and landscape supplies
1083 state Highway 1
Otaki
Email to secure your place
otakihydroponics@clear.net.nz

 

Seed Raising (3 consecutive Saturdays)

Date: 26th March, 5th, 12 April 1016
Time:9-10
Price: $50.00
Place: Otaki Hydroponics Gardening Supplies
1083 state Highway 1
Otaki

Seed raising is hugely satisfying once you have a few tips up your sleeve to ensure your success. At the end of your 3 week workshop you will take home seedlings almost ready to plant out and armed with knowledge of caring for your seedlings.
This workshop is fun and interactive you will receive printed material, a bag of seed raising mix and seeds

Topics covered include:

  • Seed raising
  • Composting
  • Succession planting
  • Along with many other handy tips to get off to a great start growing your own.
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