Coromandel workshop

Peter Bacchus, life member of the NZ Biodynamic Farming & Gardening Assn

A workshop demonstrating how biodynamics can be practically used in our gardens, orchards and farms to grow strong, healthy plants and animals and high quality food, will be held on Saturday 7 February at 2628A Rings Road, Coromandel.

Workshop presenter Peter Bacchus is a life member of the Association and has a wealth of experience and wisdom to share.

Entry is by a gold coin donation and everyone is welcome. To register, or for more information, call 07 866 7077 or 027 263 2521.

Programme

9.00 Welcome, participator introductions and Introduction to Biodynamics

9.30 Interplay of dark and light in plants – when to use the biodynamic preparations 500 and 501, growth and differentiation, calcium and silica

10.30 Morning tea

11.00 Plant observation and protecting them against pests and disease

12.30 Shared lunch – bring a plate

1.30 – 2.00 How does biodynamics produce better food?

If there is sufficient interest, this will be followed by regular meetings every 1 – 2 months.

The next meeting will be in March at the Coromandel Community Gardens, focusing on building fertile soil.

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