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Growing winter vegies

May 20, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm


Growing Winter Vegies is a workshop hosted by the City of Canning provides some simple tips about how to create a healthy autumn and winter vegetable garden with Robyn Brown from Waste Is My Resource.

Topics will include…

  • Life in the Soil
  • Soil preparation
  • Water requirements
  • Composting and fertilising
  • Seeds or seedlings
  • What plants to choose forĀ winter
  • Organic pest control

Robyn has worked as a secondary teacher for over 20 years, then as a Waste Education Officer for a Regional Council, delivering a message of waste minimisation to local communities and school children, She now runs her own waste education business, Waste Is My Resource.

Robyn has a large organic garden that includes vegetables, many fruit and nut trees and edible shrubs, including bush tucker plants. She is passionate about the Regenerative Farming movement and utilises both conventional composting and fermented composting and amendments to improve her soil in the garden and in her horse paddocks. She explains things simply, uses what is at hand and has great tips on troubleshooting.

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This workshop is part of the City’s Community Sustainability Learning Program designed to support you on your sustainability journey. With a wide variety of topics, whether you are at the beginning of your journey or further along there is a workshop just right for you. For further information contact CREEC on creec@canning.wa.gov.au or call 9461 7160.


May 20, 2023
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm


City of Canning
1300 422 664


Canning River Eco Education Centre
Cnr Kent Street & Queens Park Road
Wilson, WA Australia
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(08) 9461 7160
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