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Waterwise - GardenWise Seminars

A special series of Beyond Gardens events proudly supported by the Water Corporation and a growing number of local councils and NRM groups throughout Western Australia. The aim is to highlight Waterwise gardening practices that are suited to WA's unique combinations of soils and climatic conditions.

Seminars are full of humour as the Beyond Gardens Team highlight unsustainable gardening practices and dispel many gardening myths, replacing them with practical techniques that result in success at a fraction of the current cost and use of resources.

Beyond Gardens - GardenWise seminar. Informative, fun and free.

Good for beginners and experienced gardeners alike, the presenters are not sponsored by product manufacturers so workshop participants will receive unbiased advice.

Backed up with audiovisual presentations topics covered include:

  • Environmental consequences of current gardening practices
  • How plants grow - you will be surprised how many current practices are out of sync with the way plants grow
  • Understanding and improving your local soils - find out how digging can be counterproductive
  • Nutrients - what plants actually need
  • Recycling for a healthier garden - the real story about composting, worm farms and the rest
  • Mulching - not all mulches work, find out which ones actually save water
  • Choosing the right plants for your garden - why some are better than others
  • Garden Design - tips from the experts
  • WaterWise Ways for WA ways to use a fraction of the water
  • Irrigation - which systems are best, some waste over 60% while others are 95% efficient (and are the cheapest on the market)
  • Gardening myths and why gardening in WA is different to what is shown on TV
  • Questions & Answers
  • ...and much more... …and at half time light refreshments are served


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