COOL WITH WATER Feb.23nd. 10 to 3:30
This event is part of Hamilton Gardens Summer Festival
Join us for a time in the Sustainable Backyard Garden and focus on
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
11:30Suck it up with a Hugelkultur mound garden. Natures raised beds.
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 Fertilization with Fertigation
The benefits of microbial fertilization
2:30 Rain Gardens Working with what we are given
Mulch and Swales Conserving what we have
Displays of practical solutions for irrigation and water relience
Fee Donation appreciated to help cover costs.