Organic Gardening

This information has been provided by Riverton Organic Growers – a group established in 1989 with the aim of encouraging the return of home organic vegetable and fruit gardens in our area.

Organic Gardening information sheets available here (can be printed in the Centre for a small charge):
•  Composting
•  No-dig gardens
•  Green crops
 Herb companions for vegetables
 Plants that attract beneficial insects
•  Propogating
•  Worm farming
•  Weeds as indicators
•  Getting rid of wireworm
•  Natural sprays
•  Plants suitable for planting and growing in autumn and winter
•  Slugs and snails 
•  Mulching
•  Seed Balls


For information on fruit trees, click here.

In the Centre you will find our library of related books and some educational programmes which have previously been aired on TV available to view:
•  Saving seeds
•  Composting and bio-intensive gardening
•  Liquid manures and soil sterilizing
•  Pruning fruit trees
•  Grafting fruit trees

Other useful links:
•  OOOOBY (Which stands for Out Of Our Own Back Yards) there are great discussion groups for home gardeners.

 

If you are interested in information or courses on a particular topic, or arranging a guest speaker for an event, please contact us.

South Coast Environment Centre

154 Palmerston Street, Riverton 9822,

Southland, New Zealand

Phone (03) 234 8717     Email info@sces.org.nz

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