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Growing Great Tomatoes

Become a tomato-growing master with us

This 5-hour workshop will run on the following date in 2022:

Saturday 15 October

from $103
1 day

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Everything you need to know to get started or improve your tomato growing skills. A highly practical, hands on workshop covering:

  • How to choose which tomato varieties to grow
  • Whether to grow from seed or seedling, in pots, raised beds or directly into soil
  • When and how to plant and tips for success
  • Training growth with stakes, cages or string vs free range
  • Pros and cons of pruning and how to do it
  • Preventing common problems
  • Feeding, crop rotation and more.

Participants will pot up and take home an heirloom tomato plant.

Carol Henderson is a horticulturist, permaculture designer and teacher, who is passionate about urban food production. She regularly runs workshops for CERES, Cultivating Community, schools and local councils. Her style is friendly and highly interactive, incorporating group discussion and hands-on activities as much as possible. Working with children, youth and adults from all walks of life, Carol tailors each session to suit the needs and interests of each group.

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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