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Make a wicking bed

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Presented by the Edible Hub Community Garden and the Hurstbridge Men's Shed

Come along to the community garden for a hands-on session demonstrating the ins and outs of wicking beds. You'll see firsthand how different types of beds are constructed, and get a better understanding of wicking-bed design by helping to build the internal layers.

The session will cover:

  • the pros and cons of wicking beds
  • design principles and construction
  • commercial beds vs making your own out of repurposed materials
  • planting out your beds
  • soil management and maintenance over time.

What to bring

  • hat and sunscreen
  • drink bottle
  • gardening gloves

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