Gardening Essentials Month by Month

Saturday and Tuesday Sessions

Learning how to create more of the plants you care about is a critical skill for resiliency.  Some plants and trees can just be grown by planting their seeds, but others are better duplicated via cuttings, grafting or dividing.

This is a “hands in the dirt” course, with a theory session followed by putting it into practice.  There will be a lot of plant material after each class to share, take home and start growing.

Saturday Dates: 2019
22nd June: Propagation of winter hardwoods
27 July: Understanding soils 1
10  Aug: Winter fruit tree pruning
24 Aug: Understanding soils 2
14 Sept: Propagation of spring seeds
19 Oct: Understanding soils 3
09 Nov: Propagation summer softwoods
30 Nov: Weed management
Saturday Dates: 2020
08 Feb: Pests & Diseases 1
29 Feb: Summer fruit tree pruning
07 Mar: Companion, bird & insect planting
28 Mar: Propagation autumn semi-hardwood
02 May: Pests & Diseases 2
23 May: Crop Management

Tuesday dates: 2019
18 Jun Propagation of Winter Hardwoods
30 Jul Understanding Soils 1
6 Aug Winter Fruit Tree Pruning
27 Aug Understanding Soils 2
17 Sept Propagation of Spring Seeds
22 Oct Understanding Soils 3
12 Nov Propagation – Summer Softwoods
3 Dec Weed Management
Tuesday Dates : 2020
11 Feb Pests & Diseases 1
3 Mar Summer Fruit Tree Pruning
10 Mar Companion Planting, plants for bird and insect retention
31 Mar Propagation-Autumn Semi-Hardwood
28 Apr Pests & Diseases 2
26 May Crop Management


Tutor: Kazel Cass

Venue: Whakamaramara

Phone: 027 240 1305

When: Saturdays or Tuesdays

Time: 9.30am – 2.30pm

Fee: $85 per workshop. Tuition will include all workbooks, plant materials, and planting mixes.

Phone: 027 240 1305