Lawns Workshop

Sunday 29th September (9.30am to 11.30am)
With the warmer weather just around the corner that grass is going to start growing again! This is therefore a timely opportunity to learn how to make the most of your lawn, the focal point of most gardens, from an expert.
Ian Kent from Total Turf Services will be presenting this workshop.
Ian’s involvement in the turf industry extends across 40 years and includes in depth experience with turf consulting for sports fields, cricket wickets plus turf maintenance of numerous high profile properties throughout the greater Auckland area.
During this 2 hour interactive presentation he will be covering topics including:
  • Types of grass and their features/properties/best applications
  • Different kinds of lawn installation methods
  • Ground preparation, sowing and nurturing
  • Prevention and combating of weed/moss infestation
  • General lawn care (fertilising, mowing etc.)
  • Lawn care machinery appropriate to different environments
These events are popular and spaces are limited so booking is recommended (see below for booking details).
Afterwards you will also be able to stroll around the beautiful 1Km nature trail which has over 40 marvellous new sculptures created for our 2019 exhibition by local and international artists on display.*
We also have our cute little coffee shop on site plus of course the Plant Centre for you to browse through.
Our knowledgeable and friendly staff will also be on hand to help with any garden related questions.
* Trail not suitable for wheelchairs or walking frames.
Venue location: 1481 Kaipara Coast Highway (SH16)
Tickets: $20 per person,
To Book: OR 09 420 5655.

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