Spring Events at Nirvana

GUIDED GARDEN & FARM TOUR
September 7th 2-4 pm Adults $8. Accompanied children under 16 $4.
An ideal opportunity to gain an insight into a successfully run biodynamic garden & farm .This farm was established in 1983 so there is a wealth of experience to share. This Garden Quality Farm demonstrates an integrated system incorporating orchards, poultry, native habitat & wetlands, home food production & hardy cottage gardens all rolled into a unique lifestyle.
Life in the slow lane. Advanced bookings only.
Or Book your own tour anytime..
If the dates don’t fit into your schedule then get your friends together & book your own. Minimum 5 persons max.15. Minimum charges apply



BIODYNAMIC METHODS Way Beyond Organics!
Sunday, Sept 21st 8.30am – 4.30pm $95
The Biodynamic methods are by far the most sustainable way to manage your garden. For example the waterholding capacity in increased which means you use less water , developing a dynamic ecosystem means you need less inputs and have less pests . This one day course introduces the practical concepts of the biodynamic methods to farmers & gardeners. The biodynamic method is a modern organic approach that creates a holistic approach to building healthy soil, plants, animals & humans reducing your impact on the earth.. Includes notes, biodynamic preparations, lunch & teas.



COMPOSTING & MULCHING
Sunday, October 12th 9.00 -12.30 $40
Producing good quality composts is essential to any garden. Deb’s 30+ years of experience will guide you through the Principles of composting & mulching, techniques & materials used & how they can be used most effectively on your garden or farm.






VEGETABLES FOR YOUR TABLE.
Sunday, October 19th 9.00 -12 noon $35
A Garden grown for freshness-delicate,fragrant, fleeting freshness = home grown vegetables. Deb shares the experience of getting the most out of your garden. A practical guide to establishing & maintaining a productive & healthy garden that will provide food for your table all year round.



ORGANIC FRUIT, NUTS & BERRIES
Sunday, October 26th 9.00 -12.30 pm. $40
Freshly harvested from your garden. Practical guide to growing fruits, nuts & berries. Establishing, maintenance, ground covers, soils.









POULTRY KEEPING
Sunday November 9th 9.00 - 12 noon. $35
The joy of sharing your space with poultry. All you need to know about getting started with poultry. Includes breed selection, housing, feeding, breeding, pests.




WEAVING A BIT OF MAGIC
Sunday, November 16th 9am 4pm $90
The ideal way to recycle your garden prunings .A introduction to natural fibre weaving. Includes techniques, suitable plants & other materials to make baskets, fences & trellises. Includes all materials, lunch & teas.





All courses are run at Nirvana Organic Farm in our unique 4.5 ha living classroom full of practical solutions & examples of how goals can be achieved.
This successful small holding has been run under BIO-DYNAMIC principles since 1983.
Nirvana Organic Farm was the National Winner of the Organic Federation of Australia Awards of Excellence as the leading Organic Educator.


For Enrollment Details click here
For more infomation and bookings Phone Deb or Quentin 8339 2519 or email us nirvanafarm@chariot.net.au
You will find us at 184 Longwood Rd
HEATHFIELD

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