Things to do
Backyard Chooks 10am – 10.45am Kate Hubmayer
Kate will walk you through the process of keeping healthy happy chooks in your suburban backyard. Covering aspects of care from housing, food, water, pests and more, this is the go to guide of how to get started in keeping your hens happy.
Wood fired Pizza Ovens 10am – 11am
Rob will get you all fired up over our pizza oven as he demonstrates how to create the perfect fire to cook the perfect pizza. What wood to use, how to find the hotspots and techniques in moving the heat. Recognising when the oven is ready and intro to the right tools.
This will be followed by samples of pizza served from 12noon. (feel free to help make a pizza and learn those techniques as well)
Bag It for the Environment 10am – 12noon
Join the Glandore Sewing group for the opportunity to have some hands on fun. Create your very own produce bag to help in reducing the plastic we use.
They will have their Boomerang bags for sale along with fruit tree bags which stop the need for you to cover the entire tree with netting and make a more environmentally option for protecting the fruits while they ripen.
Sophie Thomson – Garden Woes - 11am – 12noon dealing with pests and diseases in an organic and sustainable way
Every gardener faces the difficulty of controlling pests and diseases without impacting on the health of the produce or the environment.
Gardening Australia South Australian presenter, Sophie Thomson will provide an informative session on how to deal with pests & diseases in your garden in an organic and sustainable way.
Bringing Back the Butterflies – Native Plant Propagation 12.15pm – 1pm
Listen to how you can help bring he butterflies back to your yard and how by having them there can improve the health and production in your garden.
They will demonstrate the technique of grafting native plants as a cheap and effective way of creating this butterfly green space. Seed propagation will also be covered.
If you miss the presentation they will be on hand at a stall all day to answer your questions and the kids can have a go at making their very own origami butterfly to take home.
Garden Mosaic – Mary Pulford 1pm – 3pm
Make use of your broken crockery and tiles to create a piece of garden art. Mary will show you how to prepare a suitable surface, create a design, prepare tiles, suitable tools to use and more. Working on a communal garden project on the day you will have the opportunity to assist with the art piece and gain skills needed to create your own design.
Wrapping up the War on Waste 1pm – 3.30pm
What happens to your recyclables beyond the kerb? Find out about those items that are tricky to recycle and find out what we can all do to reduce, reuse and recycle. Then create your very own reusable beeswax wrap, learn the techniques behind creating one and how to look after them to extend their life.
Successful Composting and Worm Farming 2pm – 4pm
This two-part workshop will cover making your very own organic compost using Alans tips and tricks on achieving healthy compost. Learn to trouble shoot your compost concerns so you can create the perfect mix every time. Then follow on with "Compost worms are the ultimate food scrap recyclers and you can reduce your waste by setting up a worm farm. Alan will walk you through the do’s and don’ts of worm farming and how to keep them alive over the hot months."
Worm farm kits will be available for purchase on the day for an additional cost.