Starts Thursday 25th August, 6.30-8pm. Then Saturday 10th September from 10.30am
25 August 2022 - 10 September 2022
3 weeks, 06:30 PM - 01:00 PM
Find out what plants grow naturally in your area and how to integrate them into new or existing gardens.
Gain a deeper understanding of how native plants support Aotearoa’s unique biodiversity and learn practical methods of gardening that will nurture and support this diversity of life. What we plant and how we garden makes a difference. Discover some new and unusual plants and find out how your own garden can connect with others to help restore Ōtautahi’s rich and complex eco-system.
Charlotte works at the Christchurch Botanic Gardens and Trees for Canterbury - A not-for-profit trust that grows native plants for ecological restoration. After studying at Lincoln University, she completed a horticultural apprenticeship with the Christchurch City Council. When she is not propagating native plants, Charlotte enjoys growing vegetables, fruit and flowers.
The Thursday sessions will be held at the WEA and the Saturday will be at the Botanic Gardens.