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When: Saturday 10 September 2016
Time: 09h00 – 17h00
Venue: Boschendal
Price: R935 per person
Status: Passed

Boschendal Farm is hosting a full day workshop covering all the basics you require to convert your home garden into a sustainable and bountiful space filled with beautiful, nutritional, organically grown produce.

The hands on workshop is hosted by Megan McCarthy who oversees the beautiful 2 hectare Werf Food Garden on the farm. Megan will share her practical experience in organic food production as well as permaculture in an urban environment and cover topics including seedling production, how to start and manage a worm farm, using chickens in your garden, companion planting, as well as beneficial soil microbes and how these form an integral part of soil and plant health.

Karen Parkin, a seed saving and compost making expert, will show you how to construct your own compost system and elaborate on how to restore & care for your soil

The cost of the workshop includes a seedling starter kit, companion plants, beneficial microbes, lots of fun and laughter, and a light lunch. Vegetarian options are available.

 

What to bring:

Good waterproof shoes

Hat

Sunblock

Water bottle

A container for seedlings 

A container to transport your new worm family back home

 

Date: 10 September 2016

Time: 09h00 – 17h00

Cost: R935 per person

 

For bookings please contact +27 (0) 21 870 4273 or reservations@boschendal.co.za


Explore The Boschendal Estate

Our Wines

Given our exceptional winemaking heritage of almost 300 years, the Boschendal cellar masters meticulously balance rustic tradition and modern innovation to produce classic, fruity wines while upholding the ecological integrity that has become synonymous with our brand.

The Farm

Agriculture and a simple farm lifestyle is at the heart of Boschendal. One of the oldest farms in South Africa, founded 1685, the farm has grown with the passing centuries into a cherished source of wholesome produce, great wines and happy memories.

Accommodation

Guest accommodation is a recent addition to the farm with luxury accommodation ranging from the historical Herbert Baker designed Rhodes Cottage to beautifully restored farm labourer cottages. With emphasis on stylish simplicity the guest cottages are authentic, rural yet contemporary in character.