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March Connect and Learn
30 March @ 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Connect and Learn Evening
Presented by Tim Nash
Monday 30 March 2020
6.45 pm to 8.00 pm
via online live video conference
See the Facebook Event
6.45 pm – Learn – Soil Health – online live video conference
To ensure we can all stay safe in our homes, our next Connect and Learn will be via live Zoom Video Conferencing. It’s free for any interested person to attend so please share details with family and friends too.
Please register in advance for this Zoom meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Presented by Tim Nash
You’ve had a chance to Plan Your Plot (January Connect and Learn) and Prepare Your Patch (February Connect and Learn), so here’s an opportunity to focus on the important topic of Soil Health. Tim will take us through key concepts and practical solutions that will help us understand and nurture soil health in our own gardens:
- What is soil made of?
- soil mineral, biological, and organic fractions
- nutrient cycling
- view the soil as a living ecosystem rather than as a resource to be mined
- Characteristics of the main soils in our area
- Soil chemical and physical properties
- Key constraints to productivity, and some solutions for improving unproductive or difficult soils
Tim is an environmental and soil scientist with experience providing technical advice for soil management and undertaking revegetation, site stabilisation, erosion and sediment control, soil survey, and natural resource management projects across a range of industries. A newcomer to permaculture, Tim is enjoying the challenge of working his specialist technical knowledge into his application of the ethics and principles of permaculture.
The Connect and Learn will be video-recorded so Financial Members can view at another time if you’re unable to login on 30 March.
- Financial Members of Permaculture Toowoomba Inc. – Free
- First-time Visitors to a Permaculture Toowoomba Inc. Event – Free
- Non-Members – Free
- Children attending with parents – Free
- Financial Members will also receive a link to a recording of the session that can be viewed at any time.
Annual Membership of Permaculture Toowoomba Inc. is $40 per person or $30 for a second or subsequent family member. Membership forms are available here for download.
Live online video conference.
Everyone is welcome. We hope we see you there!