COOL WITH WATER

Join us for a time at our event during the Hamilton Gardens Summer festival in the Sustainable Backyard Garden.
Sunday 23rd. February 10am. to 3pm.
The focus this year is about Ways to conserve water and become drought resilient.

10am. The Source of Life – The wonders of water and its characteristics.
Global warming and coping with a changing climate.
10:30am Harvest and Hold Collecting and Storing water Recycling Water Dealing with our grey and black water
11:30 Suck it up with a Hugelkultur garden. We will construct on site a raised garden with inbuilt water storage
12:30 Lunch Pizza cooked in the earth oven $5 for a piece of pizza
$2 per cup of lemon juice
$1 for herb tea.

1:30 Reap What you sow with Aquaponics
View a symbiotic functioning aquarium and garden and how 2
different species can support each other in a closed system.
2pm Fertilisation with Fertigation
The benefits of microbial fertilisation
2:30 Rain Gardens Working with what we are given
Mulch and Swales Conserving what we have
Displays of practical solutions for water reliance
Koha on admission

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