Sustainable Living Workshops

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Spring into Camden Council’s Sustainable Living Workshop Series. Join us for a range of free online workshops led by experts covering:

  • Native plant identification;
  • Becoming waterwise at home and getting the most from your rainwater tank;
  • Building or renovating for comfort;
  • Solar panels and batteries;
  • The five biggest veggie gardening mistakes to avoid (and seven tips to get your patch thriving this spring); and
  • Ways you can create refuge for native wildlife with habitat gardening.

Places are limited so be sure to secure your place by registering at: Camden Council's Sustainability Team Events | Eventbrite 

Sustainable Living Workshops - Spring Series Flyer 

Win a $150 Voucher!

Attendees of the workshops will go into the draw to win a $150 voucher to a local nursery of their choice in the Camden Local Government Area. Each attendance at a workshop will count as an entry, so the more workshops you attend the higher chance you will have to win! 

Competition is open to residents of the Camden Local Government Area only please refer to the Terms and Conditions for more information.  

Workshop Details and Registration

For more information and how to register see below:

 

Native Plant Identification

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Join gardening expert, Judith Sleijpen, to learn about our wonderful native plants. Be introduced to the main Australian native plant families, learn how to tell them apart as well as interesting adaptions and important facts.

Facilitator: Judith Sleijpen

Date:  Saturday 16 October

Time: 10am – 11.30am

Where: Online 

Register: Native Plant Identification Tickets, Sat 16/10/2021 at 10:00 am | Eventbrite

Waterwise at Home & Rainwater Tanks

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Learn how to make your home and garden waterwise with our expert, David Knights. David will run through the ins and outs of rainwater tanks, and how to make sure you get the most out of your tank now and into the future. David will also share great insight into how water sensitive urban design can apply to your home.

Facilitator: David Knights

Date: Wednesday 20 October

Time: 6pm – 7.30pm

Where: Online

Register: Waterwise at Home & Rainwater Tanks Tickets, Wed 20/10/2021 at 6:00 pm | Eventbrite

Building or Renovating for Comfort

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If you’re looking to build or renovate then this workshop is for you. Find out how to make sure your home is built or renovated for Camden’s climate with simple and effective tips to make your home comfortable all year round.

Facilitator: Brad Hoad

Date: Saturday 23 October

Time: 2pm – 3.30pm

Where: Online

Register: Building or Renovating for Comfort Tickets, Sat 23/10/2021 at 2:00 pm | Eventbrite

Solar Panels and Batteries for Homes

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Do you want to make the most of free energy with the use of a rooftop solar system? Find out what you need to be aware of when planning for a solar system, and how to make the most from your investment.

Facilitator: Adam Corrigan

Date: Wednesday 3 November

Time: 6pm - 7pm

Where: Online

Register: Solar Panels and Batteries for Homes Tickets, Wed 03/11/2021 at 6:00 pm | Eventbrite

5 Biggest Veggie Gardening Mistakes to Avoid (and 7 tips to get your patch thriving this spring)

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Want to grow your own veggies but don’t know where to start? Maybe you’ve tried growing a few veggies but the results have left you discouraged and disappointed. This webinar will set you on the right track to avoid common problems and mistakes that many people make.

Local Horticulturist and avid home gardener, Toni Salter (aka The Veggie Lady) will share seven tips to grow your own organic veggies right here in Camden.  

Facilitator: Toni Salter

Date: Saturday 6 November

Time: 10am – 11.30am

Where: Online

Register: 5 Biggest Veggie Gardening Mistakes to Avoid Tickets, Sat 06/11/2021 at 10:00 am | Eventbrite

Habitat Gardening

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Discover why our native fauna is under threat in our Habitat Gardening webinar. Learn how to design your garden to attract local wildlife and select plants that will suit any garden, from shady spots to containers. Identify what features to include and what to avoid to give bats, lizards, birds and frogs the best chance of survival in your neighbourhood.

Facilitator: Toni Salter

Date: Saturday 13 November

Time: 10am – 11.30am

Where: Online

Register: Habitat Gardening Tickets, Sat 13/11/2021 at 10:00 am | Eventbrite

Find all our current sustainable living workshops here: Camden Council's Sustainability Team Events | Eventbrite