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Greener Kirkcaldy - Mindful Gardening: Weeding, Feeding and Composting
When: 10.00am-12.30pm, Saturday 03 August 2019 Where: Ravenscraig Walled Garden, Dysart Road, Kirkcaldy, KY1 2TA This event is being organised by Greener Kirkcaldy Costs Places for voluntary sector delegates (staff, committee members or volunteers) £22.50 per person Places for non-voluntary sector delegates are £22.50 per person
In this workshop they will discuss caring for your garden with nature in mind, how to weed mindfully and what to do with these weeds. You will be introduced to the ideas of permaculture, biodynamics and organic gardening, all of which work with, rather than against, nature. They'll look at what you traditionally think of as weeds and how you can use them in purposeful ways. They will also look at the basics and methods of composting and how to make compost tea to boost the health of your gardens. Taking a mindful approach, they will harvest some Comfrey for you to take home and make your own plant food.
The tutor for the class will be Simone Melanie from Solar Ripe. There will be a mix of theory and practical hands-on activities, including walking around the garden. No experience necessary. Please wear suitable outdoor clothing and walking footwear. There is disabled parking on site and the venue is wheelchair accessible.
Booking is required as spaces are limited. To book your place please click here.
Full price: £22.50, Greener Kirkcaldy members/volunteers: £20.25, Concessions*: £18 *Students (full time), Senior Citizens (65+), eligible benefits (Income Support, Working Tax Credit, Income based Jobseeker's Allowance, Income based Employment and Support Allowance, Housing Benefit and Universal Credit). Proof of eligibility may be requested when booking, or on arrival at event. If you wish to book using a Greener Kirkcaldy Gift Voucher, please call them on 01592 858 458.