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Queensland Fruit Fly Masterclass
A masterclass presentation by Andrew Jessup
Is your fruit being damaged by Queensland Fruit Fly (QFF)? Are you completely confused about traps, sprays and nets? Are you sick of losing your crops to this destructive pest, or afraid of the threat of fruit fly in your area?
In this 1.5 hour online Masterclass, guest expert Andrew Jessup will teach you everything you wanted to know (and a few things you’d probably rather not know) about QFF.
By the end of the class you’ll be armed with a toolbox of simple and effective strategies to protect your fruit and vegetables.
The ‘Under Story’ Masterclass
Imagine fields of flowers under your fruit trees … what a beautiful addition to your garden. But did you know that flowering plants can also help you have a healthy gut, healthy soil, healthy trees and happy bees?
In this 2 hour Masterclass, guest expert Dr Christine Jones explains the truly amazing connections between fruit trees and the plants, soil and microbes beneath them— and your gut health.
Despite minor technical issues (for example the sound is a bit ropey for the first few minutes), Christine delivered a wonderful presentation that warrants repeated viewing. Highly recommended!
The Fundamentals of Soil Masterclass
Imagine … it’s possible to heal our agricultural soils.
What would that look like? What ecological processes would we need to activate? What practices would be required? Where would we start and how would we know we were making progress?
In this 90 minute online Masterclass (plus some incredible extra resources), guest presenter Dr Christine Jones explains exactly what soil needs in order to thrive, have high water-holding capacity and support highly nutritious crops and pastures.
Dr Jones is an acknowledged world leader on this topic. This Masterclass is a rare opportunity to spend a couple of hours hearing directly from Christine about soil fundamentals, and then delve deep into the detailed written answers Christine supplied after the live event.
Bumper Summer Bundle
Finish summer on a high with this collection of fun and productive short courses. Learn how to do bud grafting with the summer grafting course, recently updated with an in-depth, step-by-step guide to the useful “Chip Budding” technique, complete with photos and video. Get a handle on summer pruning, and understand how to get the most from your harvest by picking every piece of fruit like a pro. Round off your summer activities by giving your young trees the best possible care, and learning how to add a delicious splash of colour to your garden by planting edible flowers.
Growing a Small Farm Business MasterclassAre you dreaming of running your own small farm business, but haven’t yet figured out how to answer the eternal question:“How can I make enough money to support myself and my family, while following my farming passion?”Then look no further – this is the masterclass for you!
Introduction to Permaculture Masterclass
Have you heard of permaculture, and want to learn more about it?
Many people think permaculture is just about learning to grow food sustainably by working with nature and natural patterns. But permaculture offers so much more.
It can also help you radically redesign your life to be more resilient, sustainable, and enjoyable.
Binge on world-class food-growing knowledge with this ‘box set’ of Masterclasses. Expert presenters share their knowledge on a range of topics that will support your fruit growing.
Do you want to make your garden as bee-friendly as possible?
This planting guide for European honeybees and Australian native pollinators by Mark Leech is invaluable. It’s a well-researched guide to the appropriate species to plant your climate is cool, temperate, humid, or arid.
This guide is chock-full of advice for creating bee-friendly gardens, urban areas, streetscapes, and rural settings. It includes a wide range of herbs, shrubs, and trees, both edible and non-edible.