My Smart Garden Workshop – Know thy soil: practical soils workshop

Saturday 16 June, 1.30-3.30pm
Newport Bowling Club
4 Market St, Newport

Learn the fundamentals of soil and how to improve it. You can bring along some of your own garden soil and examine its soil structure, pH and biology. We’ll discuss ways to improve soil using mineral and organic fertilisers and strategies for dealing with contaminated soils.

FREE workshop. Bookings required at www.mysmartgarden.eventbrite.com or call 9932 1142.

Moonee Valley and Hobsons Bay City Council’s My Smart Garden program helps residents use their backyards or balconies to grow their own food, shade their homes, use water wisely and recycle wastes. For more free events, gardening advice, prizes and discounts from local nurseries join My Smart Garden at www.mysmartgarden.org.au.