LIVING SUSTAINABLY – FREE WORKSHOP SERIES, JULY-AUGUST 2019

These FREE workshops are available to all residents of The Hills. Places are limited and bookings are essential, visit: www.thehillsenvironment.eventbrite.com.au

COMPOST AND WORM FARMING
Thursday, 25 July | 10am—Midday
Turn your kitchen scraps and garden clippings into garden fertilisers. Use these natural tonics to help boost the health of your soil and the output from your garden.

NATURAL BEE KEEPING
Thursday, 1 August | 10am—1pm
Learn the basics of honey bee keeping and how to sustain healthy bee practices in terms of sourcing bees, locating hives, preventing disease and honey extraction.

ENERGY SAVING
Tuesday, 6 August | 11.30am—12.30pm
Learn how to understand your energy bills and how to monitor and manage your household energy use. Practical advice will be provided on reducing energy costs.

NATURAL DYES
Thursday, 8 August | 10am—11.30am
Learn how to use the local trees and plants in your garden to produce rich, vibrant and permanent colours on protein based animal fibres such as wool, mohair or alpaca.

ORGANIC GARDENING
Thursday, 15 August | 10am—1pm
Find out how to nurture the soil, use companion planting, crop rotation, natural pest and disease control to create an abundant garden without using chemicals.

KEEPING CHICKENS
Thursday, 22 August | 10am—1pm
The chicken is a composter, weed and pest controller, natural fertiliser and food producer all in one. Learn about chicken breeds, housing, handling and health care