Lily White describes herself as an edible garden designer. She has been gardening organically for 40+ years and has done formal training at Christchurch Polytechnic/Ara. For at least 18 years she ran the Kids Edible Gardening programme and is now working on a Germinate Workbook.
This practical course will teach you about the basics of organic gardening, including the following topics: soil life and compost methods; permaculture principles and thinking; pests and diseases; alternative gardens, including raised beds and square foot gardens; propagation, including seed sowing, raising, cuttings and pruning; crop rotation, companion planting and intercropping.
Lily has a wide range of experience and this course attempts to support your organic gardening and answer your queries. It is a low tech course that focuses on face to face teaching, accompanied by extensive handouts - enjoy some time away from screens!