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Building Diversity: Plant An Insectary Workshop

18 Oct 2020

When

Sunday 18 October 2020, 10.00am - Sunday 18 October 2020, 12.30pm

Where

Kaipātiki Project, 17 Lauderdale Road, Birkdale, Auckland

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Cost

$40pp

Bookings

kaipatiki.org.nz/whats-on/building-diversity-plant-an-insectory

To maximise fruit production from your edible trees and plants, an insectory is a beneficial addition to your garden or orchard space.

Consider implementing it as a separate garden, in a guild below fruit trees, or as a border to your edible garden beds.

An insectory offers food for pollinators and predatory insects and works as a natural remedy for reducing infestations of pests and disease.

This workshop will cover a selection of plant species and focus on the benefits of including these in your garden design.

Tutor: Judy Keats

Judy Keats is a permaculturist, organic systems educator, and community garden mentor and advisor, with more than eight years of experience establishing, coordinating, and teaching in community gardens across Auckland.

Judy is passionate about well-being and caring for the environment in which we dwell.

The health of our garden is the key to successful growing and optimal yields.

She believes that by observing our plants and our changing climate, we gain a closer connection to potential outcomes, which in turn leads to knowledge, and mastering resilience.

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