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Workshops & Events

Attend Our Workshops

Learn successful organic gardening techniques and how to implement sustainable living ideas into your everyday life.

Our workshop trainer, Senior Ecologist, Peter Rutherford has over twenty years experience in teaching - enabling adults and children to make their lives more sustainable.

We offer a range of workshops for adults. Our online booking system is simple, select the workshop you wish to attend and follow the link to book.

Primary school age children (and over) may attend an adult workshop with prior arrangement. Children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by their parent or guardian for the entire workshop.  Please note, ticket prices for children will be confirmed at the time of request.

If an advertised workshop doesn't show as available in the online booking options, it may be full. Please select the wait-list button to  place your name on a wait-list. If there are cancellations, we will contact you.

Residents = Adult attendees who reside within the Northern Beaches Council and Mosman Council areas.

Non-Residents = Adult attendees based out of the above Council areas.

* Northern Beaches Residents who attend a Composting & Worms workshop may be eligible to receive a Council issued voucher to assist with the purchase of composting items. Click here for further details. 

2020 Workshop calendar - January to July

Composting & Worms Family Workshop* (Northern Beaches & Mosman Residents only)
Family Ticket = 2 adults & up to 3 children (ages 5-18 yrs)
$50 per family + $5 per additional child - BOOKINGS, click here
Friday 24 January, 10am-1pm

Composting & Worms* - Residents $30 per person, Non-resident $40 per person - BOOKINGS, click here
Friday 14 February, 10am-1pm
Sunday 16 February, 10am-1pm
Wednesday 11 March, 10am-1pm
Friday 17 April, 10am-1pm
Sunday 19 April, 10am-1pm
Friday 15 May, 10am-1pm
Sunday 17 May, 10am-1pm

Starting a Beginner's Vegie Garden - Residents $30 per person, Non-resident $40 per person - BOOKINGS, click here
Friday 6 March, 10am-1pm
Sunday 8 March, 10am-1pm

Self-watering Garden Beds (Wicking Beds)  - Residents $30 per person, Non-resident $40 per person - BOOKINGS, click here
Friday 27 March, 10am-1pm
Sunday 29 March, 10am-1pm
Friday 24 July, 10am-1pm
Sunday 26 July, 10am-1pm

Pruning & Propagation - Residents $30 per person, Non-resident $40 per person - BOOKINGS, click here
Friday 1 May, 10am-1pm

Residents = Adult attendees who reside within the Northern Beaches Council and Mosman Council areas.
Non-Residents = Adult attendees based out of the above Council areas.