Workshop 3: Propagation Workshop

Mar 7, 2019 | Workshops

Saturday 23 March 2019 | 9am – 12 noon | Endeavour Foundation 4 Warner Street,  Manunda

Topics covered in this workshop:

  • seed raising mixes
  • how to plant seeds
  • how to prick out and transplant seedlings
  • potting up and planting out
  • what seeds to plant for the tropics at this time of the year
  • how to take cuttings from ground covers, shrubs, vines and make divisions
  • introduction to tropical perennial vegetables.

Cost:  $30 for Permaculture Cairns members, $35 for non members.

Permaculture Membership $20 singles and $30 families

You can pay on the day, it is easier that way.

All pots,  plant materials for cuttings and Morning Tea are included.


Tutor – Carol Laing’s experience : Commercial vegetable grower for 6 years, Plant nursery owner/operator for 10 Years.  Study:- Certificate in Horticulture 1983, a two weeks Permaculture Design Certificate Course 1992,  Microbe Course and Chromatography Course with Mas Humas 2012, Elaine Ingham’s online Microscope Course’ 2013, Graeme Sait’s 4 day Nutri tech Solutions, Certificate in Nutrition Farming 2014, and while attending National Biological Farming Conference 2016 I attended David Hardwick’s Workshop on Soils. Other Soil workshops I have attended are with Terrain, Northern Resource Management and FNQ Biodynamics.  I have an extensive library on many subjects, but mostly on how to grow food using the biology in the soil. I have a long-established Permaculture garden with lots of tropical perennial vegetable plants.