Wicking Garden Bed Workshop

Learn how to build water-saving wicking garden beds in this Marrickville workshop


Reverse Garbage

Reverse Garbage

4.8 (189)
12k

5 hours Class size 1 to 10

label $40 - $45 (or 4 payments of $10 - $11.25 Afterpay)
($45 per guest when you book for 1 guest, $40 for 2+ guests)

Are you interested in creating a sustainable garden at your home? In this workshop, you will learn how to build a water-saving wicking garden bed from reuse materials.

In this hands-on workshop you will collaborate with your group to create two functioning wicking garden beds. Wicking beds water plants from below. They're basically containers with water reservoirs at the bottom - like a huge self-watering pot. Moisture is drawn up through the soil via the wicking process, which evenly distributes moisture through the soil so that no water is wasted and plants enjoy better growing conditions.

The garden beds you will complete in this workshop will be used in our education garden. You can use the skills from this workshop to head home and create your own custom design that works in your space.

Please Note: A loud angle grinder will be used to cut the containers. Ear protection will be available.


Knowledge required
None - perfect for beginners.
 
What you'll get
Hands-on education on creating wicking garden beds.
 
What to bring
Closed toed shoes, sun protection, a water bottle, snacks and lunch.
 
Suitable for

This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a team building activity, birthday, hens party or bucks party.

Suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 8 years old). An adult must accompany any attending kids, and must pay for a separate ticket.

This would also be a lovely gift for her or gift for mum.


Reverse Garbage is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and adheres to COVID-19 government guidelines.

Additional precautions taken: COVID Safe plan in place

Location

Reverse Garbage - 30 Carrington Road, Marrickville NSW

Your teacher
Reverse Garbage
Reverse Garbage

4.8 (189)
12k

We are a creative reuse centre making a difference in the world by reducing waste and creating change in the way we look at resources.

We run workshops for kids, adults and community groups so everyone can learn how to consume less and make more! With us, you'll see the creative potential in leftover and castaway materials to save them from going into landfill.

At Reverse Garbage you’ll find the materials, skills and inspiration you need to live more creatively, more sustainably and more meaningfully.


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