As part of the Hamilton Gardens Summer Festival we will present The Dig Day Out in The Sustainable Backyard on February 26th. Gold coin entry fee.
Sample a life cycle of a garden in a haze of activity with workshops and speakers
10am. THE BIRTH OF A GARDEN
Digging & germinating. Observe & participate in creating a
no-dig garden & a double-dig plot, then plant out.
11:30 KEEPING IN GOOD SHAPE
Tool maintenance. See how it’s done. Bring a tool to sharpen
12 to 1 LUNCH
Wood fired pizzas cooked in an earth oven in the garden
Slices @$3 each. Herb tea available
BEES their attractions & extractions
1:30 KEEPING HEALTHY
A balanced biology of the soil
2 pm. REUSING & REPLENISHING
Recycling organic waste
3pm. DIGGING YOURSELF INTO A HOLE