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Composting at home with compost, worms and bokashi in Murrumbeena

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Cycling nutrients is the key to a healthy organic garden. But which system is right for you?

Knowing more about waste management and organic gardening can help you reduce your environmental impact, while growing a more productive and fulfilling garden – and composting, worm farming and bokashi are all great ways to cut down your gardening footprint in an urban environment.

Kat Lavers, a renowned horticulturist, and the owner of “The Plummery”, will share tips and techniques that can help you to harness your waste for growing organic veggies in your own backyard.

In this workshop we’ll look at compost, worms and bokashi, plus other simple ways to recycle prunings and food scraps at home. Learn the strengths and weaknesses of each, how to avoid common mistakes and diagnose common problems. Compost like a pro – while keeping it simple! 

Event name: Composting at home with compost, worms and bokashi

Date: Sunday 21 April

Time: 2.30pm–5pm

Location: Murrumbeena Park Community Room (Ground Floor), 28 Gerald Street, Murrumbeena


Please feel free to bring any surplus produce, seeds, cuttings, plants, gardening magazines etc to swap and share!

Please note that this is an event for Naarm/Melbourne gardeners only. If you live outside this area, please contact your council to find out what free sustainable gardening events are available locally. 

If you have any access or support questions or requirements in order to participate fully (eg. interpreter), please let us know at least two weeks prior to the event and we will be pleased to assist you. Photos will be taken at this event, but there is an option to opt out on the day.

This My Smart Garden event is proudly presented by Glen Eira City Council on the land of Boonwurrung/Bunurong and the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung peoples of the Kulin nation. Glen Eira City Council pays our respect to Elders past, present and emerging and acknowledges that First Nations peoples have cared for Country sustainably for tens of thousands of years. 

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