Building Diversity: Plant an Insectory Workshop
To maximise fruit production from your edible trees and plants, an insectary is a beneficial addition to your garden or orchard space. Consider implementing it as a separate garden, in a guild below fruit trees, or as a border to your edible garden beds. An insectary offers food for pollinators and predatory insects and works as a natural remedy for reducing infestations of pests and disease. This workshop will cover a selection of plant species and focus on the benefits of including these in your garden design.

Registrations close on 16 October.
Cost: $40
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Building Diversity: Plant an Insectory
Date Time Location
Date
18/10/2020
Time
10am - 12.30pm
Location
17 Lauderdale Road, Birkdale, Auckland
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Tutor: Judy Keats

Judy Keats is a permaculturist, organic systems educator, and community garden mentor and advisor, with more than 8 years of experience establishing, coordinating, and teaching in community gardens across Auckland.

Judy is passionate about wellbeing and caring for the environment in which we dwell. The health of our garden is the key to successful growing and optimal yields. She believes that by observing our plants and our changing climate, we gain a closer connection to potential outcomes, which in turn leads to knowledge, and mastering resilience.

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