Wicking Bed Winter Workshop
This in-depth workshop covers all the ins and outs of how to design and build your very own wicking bed. Learn all the industry standards, correct techniques, DIY tips and best methods for building your perfect wicking bed. Wicking beds are water efficient raised garden beds that harvest and store water within an in-built reservoir. The result is a productive, resilient and easy to use garden bed that can withstand tough conditions and thrive in our hot dry summers.
- Different systems and designing your wicking bed
- Reservoir layers and mediums
- Inlet pipes and overflows
- Wicked soil for wicking beds
- Growing and maintaining a wicking bed
- Wicking bed demo set up
- Ongoing resources and a recap
About the presenter: Kym is Kitchen Farm's Nursery and Farm Production Manager or also referred to as “The Farm Guy”. Kym has spent the past 7 years making custom wicking beds in various shapes and sizes. Over the years he’s learnt a thing or two and wants to share all of his mistakes, wins and hacks so you can have a stress-free wicking bed building experience.