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Painting Night: Watercolours

Would you love to be an artist ? This is your opportunity !

Create a beautiful watercolour painting amongst a small group of like-minded people. Spread the word.

When: Friday 18th November 2022
Venue : 13E Sagewood Road,  Whakamarama, Tauranga
Cost: $50

For more information, contact Audrey

Weekend à la mer
Phone: 022 502 1671
Email:  audrey.duboisnz@gmail.com
Websitewww.week-end-a-la-mer.com
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/audreynzWE

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Painting Night: Watercolours

Would you love to be an artist ? This is your opportunity !

Create a beautiful watercolour painting amongst a small group of like-minded people. Spread the word.

When: Friday 17th June 2022
Venue : 13E Sagewood Road,  Whakamarama, Tauranga
Cost: $50

For more information, contact Audrey

Weekend à la mer
Phone: 022 502 1671
Email:  audrey.duboisnz@gmail.com
Websitewww.week-end-a-la-mer.com
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/audreynzWE

May be art

Grow Your Own Mushrooms Workshop

Entry level workshop !
This will give you 5 hours tuition with Billy Mushroom on how to grow mushrooms on logs, straw and info garden beds. You’ll also learn about fungi’ s role in nature, some basic terminology and how fungi can be used to mitigate pollution on the planet.

Dates  & times to be confirmed :
End of Jan, Feb & March

Contact:  Billy Roy

Phone:  021 047  8628 or 552 4072

Email:  maramasmushrooms@gmail.com

Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/maramasmushrooms/
Websitehttps://www.maramasmushrooms.nz/

Sustainable Backyards: Trapping Volunteers for a day

Join one of the volunteers for a typical morning’s work checking one of our 25 trapping lines, removing pests and replenishing lures.  Hear birds and see off the track healthy Kiwi bush.

Where:  The Blade, 1200 Whakamaramara Rd, Whakamaramara

When: Friday 12th March  8.15am- 11.30am

Cost: FREE

Contact: facebook.com/friendsoftheblade

Watercolour Workshop – Delicate perfume

Would you love to be an artist ?  This is your opportunity !

Create a beautiful watercolour painting  amongst a small group of like-minded people.

All materials will be provided.

Place : 13E Sagewood Road.  Whakamarama, Tauranga
Date and time : Tuesday 31st of August from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
Price : 60 dollars per person
Conditions : Places are limited – Payment in advance.

Painting Night ” Your Last Fishing”

Would you love to be an artist ? This is your opportunity ! Create a beautiful acrylic painting amongst a small group of like-minded people.

Place : 13E Sagewood Road,  Whakamarama, Tauranga
Date and time : Friday 22nd of January 2021 from 6.00 to 9.00 pm
Price : 60 dollars per person
Conditions : Places are limited – Payment in advance.

2 Day Painting Course “Mount Maunganui”

Create a beautiful acrylic painting with Posca amongst a small group of like-minded people. Spread the word.
All materials will be provided : Canvas, paints, paint brush, posca
Place : 13E Sagewood Road,  Whakamarama, Tauranga
Date and time : Friday 15th of January from 6.00 to 9.00 pm and Saturday 16th of January from 9.00 to 11.00 am
Price : 110 dollars per person
Conditions : Places are limited – Payment in advance.

Painting Night “Coloured Flowers”

Would you love to be an artist ?  This is your opportunity !

Create a beautiful painting with art markers amongst a small group of like-minded people.

All materials will be provided : Paper and art markers

Place : 13E Sagewood Road.  Whakamarama, Tauranga
Date and time : Friday 19th of February from 6.00 to 9.00 pm
Price : 80 dollars per person
Conditions : Places are limited – Payment in advance.

Understanding Soils 3 Workshop

NEW! All our workshops are now held both online and
face to face.

Soil is a critical element to understand if you want to grow nutritious food, successful plants, vibrant trees and healthy livestock.   If you also want to cut down on buying and hauling soil amendments, spending hours weeding, hoeing, and digging, this  course will make all the difference in helping you get your soils into a healthy, sustainable cycle

This is the second of the 4 Understanding Soils  Sessions

Soil “beginners” are welcome as well as those of you who would like a “soil” refresher to fill in any gaps in your knowledge.

This is an excellent opportunity to learn about your specific soil by bringing along samples from your property. If you have a soil test you can bring that along too. By the end of this course you’ll know what all those chemical abbreviations and numbers actually mean and what you might do about them!

Topics covered over the four sessions will include:

  • Why soil texture matters, and how to identify soil types easily.
  • Reading the soil profile.
  • Learning what weeds can tell you about the soil.
  • Monitoring the health of the soil.
  • Using S-Map to identify NZ mapped soil types to be able to research different soils without a sample or test.
  • How to take a soil test sample, understanding Soil Test results and how to interpret and take appropriate actions.
  • The Soil Food Web– what is it, how to support it and enhance plant health and production.
  • pH scale. Testing, interpretation and subsequent actions.
  • What soil can offer to climate change – storing carbon in the soil.
  • Humus, the essential ingredient.
  • Importance of covered soil, minimising digging and soil disturbance.
  • Soil amendments: compost, vermicast, compost teas, ocean products.

Practical activities include soil testing, Visual Soil Assessment, earth-worm counts, using a microscope to look for soil biology, making hot compost, making compost tea, and making a mini worm bin.

Laptops will be useful for the S-Map session, but not essential for each student.

Cost: If you join us for just a few sessions, pay $59.95 for any session before 22 August, excellent value for hours of quality education, interaction and the support materials.