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Gardening in Small Spaces

Transform your balcony, courtyard, patio or windowsill into a hugely productive garden!

This 5-hr workshop runs on the following dates in 2023:

Sat 18 Mar / Sat 27 May / Sat 29 Jul / Sat 7 Oct / Sat 25 Nov

from $103
1 day

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Feel that you are missing out on growing your own veggies and herbs due to lack of space? By using containers, pots and vertical space you can transform a balcony, courtyard, patio or windowsill into a hugely productive garden.

In this hands-on workshop you will learn how to maximise your small space to create an abundant oasis of food, herbs and ornamentals.

Lucy Derum is a horticulturist with over 20 years’ experience in the industry; including retail nursery, community gardens, local Council and as a Horticultural consultant.
Lucy has worked across a broad and diverse range of specialist areas, such as Therapeutic Horticulture, Urban Agriculture and more recently in Food Security.
Having grown up in Melbourne’s inner north, Lucy is well versed in the joys and challenges of small space gardening and currently grows an array of food plants, herbs, native plants, and trees on her balcony and in her small front garden in Thornbury.
Lucy is passionate about sharing her knowledge, skill, and expertise to support communities to grow and enjoy their gardens.

What you will learn

  • Improve your gardening skills.
  • Maximise small spaces and grow your own food.
  • How to transform your balcony.

What to bring

  • Note pad and pen

What to wear

Comfortable, weather-appropriate clothing and sturdy footwear

CERES reserves the right to cancel workshops due to insufficient numbers.

If we cancel the workshop you will be entitled to a 100% refund, or you may choose to transfer to another date, subject to availability.

If you decide to withdraw 7 or more days prior to the workshop date CERES will retain a 10% administration fee.

If you decide to withdraw less than 7 days prior to the workshop date CERES will retain 100% of your workshop fee.

Should CERES have to cancel the course due to Government changes relating to the COVD-19 response, we will let you know as soon as possible. Affected participants will be sent a notification that includes details on how to re-book another date or workshop. While cancellations on our part remain refundable within the specified time period, we do hope you will consider bearing with us in these precarious and trying times, and consider the rescheduled date where possible.

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