9.30am arrival. Start the day by meeting Nicki and our other attendees and share introductions over a tea or coffee with tasty treats provided by The Falls Retreat kitchen
10am – 11am Gather around in the rustic Bistro Barn for the first workshop session which will cover soil health and planting from seed.
11am – 11.30am Head over to the Falls Retreat glass house for an interactive session – here you get to see behind the scenes and have a hands on experience with planting seedlings.
11.30am – 1pm Lunch consisting of delicious wood fired pizzas and fresh salads using produce harvested from the gardens. Nicki joins you for lunch so this is your opportunity to pick her brains and ask questions which apply to your own garden.
1pm –2pm Nicki will teach you all you need to know on composting and worm farms, pest management and crop rotation.
2-3pm Head into the Falls Retreat kitchen veggie gardens to visit our compost and worm farm. See first hand the elements of good garden design, companion planting and crop rotation and learn how these can be applied at home.
Timing is approximate and course content may be subject to change.
Morning tea on arrival – a welcome drink and delicious nibbles from Bistro kitchen
Interactive session in the garden
Delicious lunch served at our banqueting table. Cash bar available for drinks
Take Home notes
What to bring:
Gumboots or suitable footwear and raincoat in case of inclement weather
Times: 9.30am – 3pm
3 Date Options: Sunday 16th October 2022, Sun 13th November & Sun 11th December
BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL
***This booking payment is non refundable. If customer cancellation is made more than 2 weeks before the event, it can be transferred to an alternative event of same or lesser value ( subject to availability). If cancellation made less than 2 weeks prior to the event date, transfer to a different date/event is not available ( unless we can fill the space). However, we do allow bookings to be transferred to a different person with advance notice.
*COVID POLICY – If the workshop is cancelled or you are not able to attend due to COVID restrictions, we will look to reschedule at a mutually convenient date. Alternatively, a voucher to the equivalent value will be issued which can then be used for an alternative package, product or experience as refunds will not be given.
**Please note that as a hospitality venue we are required to ensure that all guests be double vaccinated whilst we are in red or orange levels and that we will be using the My Vaccine Pass system to verify guests vaccination status on arrival, as per the Ministry of Health directive.