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Saving water in the garden: vertical gardens and wicking beds @ Cooinda Neighbourhood Centre

Monday 06 August
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Education and training, Environment, Health and wellbeing
General Admission - $5
Vertical Garden Diy

Join Karen Montgomery and learn how to make a wicking bed or vertical garden.

Curious about wicking beds? Karen will talk about the pros and cons of wicking beds and get great practical tips on how to make your own.

Discover how to build a green wall, from engineered walls to DIY projects - work out what system is for you and how to help it thrive!

Karen is a garden consultant, designer, workshop facilitator, trainer, garden writer, radio presenter and much more! She can be heard regularly on ABC Adelaide & 5AA radio stations and contributes to print media such as SA Gardens and Outdoor Living magazine.

Purchase tickets for $5. Limited number of tickets available. Bookings essential via eventbrite.

When: 6:45pm on Monday 6 August

Where: Cooinda Neighbourhood Centre (245 Sturt Road, Sturt - behind the Council Chambers)

6:45pm - Feel free to bring a plate of easy to share food/snacks and enjoy a chat!

7pm - Presentations start

8:30pm - Finish

Bookings Essential!

FREE tea/coffee available.

For more information please contact the City of Marion on 8375 6600 (and ask for the environment team) or email

If cost is a barrier to attending this event for you, please contact the environment team.


Jess Mitchell
8375 6840


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