Soil Basics and Conditioning with Col Johnson, Earthlife
Are you new to gardening, or want to learn a little more about the goodness beneath your feet? Come along to this awesome workshop all about the basics of soil and how to care for your soil and the wonderful biology within it!
Attendees will be given the fundamentals of soil and how natural systems work, as well as an understanding of why conventional systems break down and affect the soil ecosystem.
- Soil types
- Soil structure
- Compaction and root systems
- Soil biology
- Organic Matter
- Common additives
Most gardeners know that healthy soil is key to healthy plants, so this workshop is a must-attend!
And if you can't get enough of Col's expertise, don't fret! Col will also be running an afternoon session on Soil Nutrition and Fertilising. You can get your tickets to that here: Soil Nutrition and Fertilizing with Col Johnson, Earthlife | Humanitix
About the Facilitator
Colin is a Professional Horticulturist and has been growing plants for over 35 years. He also has over two decades experience in the Nursery & Garden Industry, specialising in retail and wholesale sales. He is a fanatical plant collector with a 6-acre collection of natives and exotics, with a focus on rare or uncommon trees from Australia and around the world. With a thirst for knowledge Col loves to delve in to the history of horticulture and has realized that there is far too much over-thinking regarding the growing and raising of healthy plants. He actively practices and promotes simple, natural gardening techniques.