RiverWise Gardening

New workshop dates have been announced - see below.

Josh Byrne is an environmental scientist, author, television presenter and research academic. Well known for his work on ABC TV's Gardening Australia program, Josh is also Director of Josh Byrne & Associates - a multi award winning Fremantle based consulting practice integrating the fields of landscape architecture, built environment sustainability, media and communications.

These fun, informative and interactive workshops and are designed to teach us how sustainable gardening practices can save you time, money, water and angst, while also helping to attract birds and other wildlife to your gardens.

Josh will help set the scene at the beginning of each workshop and help participants understand the impact of excessive nutrients on the Swan Canning river system and the role that RiverWise gardeners can play in helping the rivers. The workshops will also cover:

Garden Design

  • Hydrozoning and 'soil and nutrient' zoning
  • Plant selection
  • Irrigation design and management

Understanding Your Soil

  • Soil testing
  • Improving soil

Effective and Responsible Fertiliser Use

  • Selecting the right fertiliser
  • Fertiliser alternatives
  • Application

Supporting Local Biodiversity

 

SPRING SERIES WORKSHOPS – register below

Royal Perth Yacht Club, Crawley
Wednesday the 25th of October 2017
6:30pm till 8:30pm
6 Australia II Dr, Crawley WA 6009

Eventbrite - Your Garden with Josh Byrne - RPYC

Or call 0488 311 090 and leave a message

Centenary Park Community Centre, Belmont
Wednesday the 1st of November 2017
6:30pm till 8:30pm
105 Daly St, Belmont WA 6104

Eventbrite - Your Garden with Josh Byrne - City of Belmont

Or call 0488 311 090 and leave a message

Centenary Pavilion, Wilson
Wednesday the 8th of November 2017
6:30pm till 8:30pm
Centenary Ave, Wilson WA 6107

Eventbrite - Your Garden with Josh Byrne - City of Canning

Or call 0488 311 090 and leave a message