Want no fuss, easy to grow edible plants that flourish all through summer? Want a resilient organic garden -starting from your backdoor? Want to learn the steps to creating a resilient vegetable garden? Then this workshop is for you. You will learn what garden jobs are required in spring to prepare your vegetable garden for summer. You will be shown the edible plants that will grow, survive and thrive during our summer humidity – rain or shine, these plants will provide you with endless fresh food… saving you time, money and energy. These sub-tropical/ tropical plants are fast growing, low maintenance, mostly perennial and easy to propagate. Most of these plants are highly medicinal eg: super food tree Moringa oleifera/Drumstick tree, and edibles that add beauty like Lagos spinach and Cranberry hibiscus. You will learn all about these plants growing habits and requirements and how to use them in salads/cooking. It’s about discovering tropical substitutes for Mediterranean vegetables and salads. Have your notebook ready for jobs list for your garden survival in preparation for our long hot summer.
About The Presenter
Leonie Shanahan is an educator, author and presenter with over 20 years’ experience in horticulture and permaculture. She is the founder of the Edible School Gardens Program, author of “Eat Your Garden –
Organic Gardening for Home and Schools” book, and presenter of “Edible School Gardens” DVD. Leonie writes for Organic Gardener Magazine and has contributed to other magazines and newsletters and also speaks at gardening events and expos and conducts workshops on gardening, and health. Leonie is passionate about growing healthy people through nutrient rich food which starts with the soil. Whether you are growing in a pot, your backyard or acreage there are positive solutions for you and your family’s health.