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Urban/small-space gardening one-day course – Sat 5th June

by on 24/05/2010

container gardeningDate: Saturday 5th June, 10am
Venue: Martineau Gardens, Birmingham (Directions)
Price: £60 (10% discount for Friends of LILI)
Info: http://www.lowimpact.org/martineau_container_gardening.htm

The course includes:

  • site analysis: soil structure and pH, size of space, orientation, micro-climate, measuring, drawing up a plan
  • choice of plants: vegetables suitable for small gardens, companion planting, wildlife-friendliness, productivity
  • containers: types, recycling, suitable plants, trees & shrubs, vegetables & herbs
  • maintenance: weed control, pruning, propagation, irrigation, mulching, pests & diseases, feeding
  • water gardens: sources of water, how to bring in light and sound, suitable plants, wildlife habitats
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