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Leonie's Edible Garden News - July 2015

Greetings from the warmth of my fire, yes even on the Sunshine Coast we get some cold nights, often down to 4 degrees! Winter I'm reaping the rewards with some of my favourite foods to grow – sugar snap and snow peas, broccoli, red cabbages for sauerkraut, green paw paw for pickles, asparagus, celery, ginger and cauliflowers to name a few, although it is not cold enough for Brussels sprouts or broad beans, I’ll leave that to the southern states. Continue reading...

STOCKTAKE SALE

All 1st edition of EAT YOUR GARDEN is being heavily reduced to only $15 plus P&P. Continue reading...

Ipswich Plant Expo 2015

Join Edible School Garden's Leonie Shanahan at the 2015 Ipswich Plant Expo for some fun in the garden. Kids you will create ‘growing art’ with seed pictures, making pots and planting into them, and playing gardening games. Costa will join in on the fun too. Continue reading...

Farm Fantastic Expo

Want to know more about making great compost, creating a no dig vegetable garden and planting seeds and seedlings? Continue reading...

Queensland Garden Expo

Come join me at the Queensland Garden Expo as we welcome Jerry Coleby-Williams with his talk on Eat More Volunteers - fail safe, organic food production can supplement your diet whatever the weather and pretty much wherever you garden. We always have lots of fun to launch off the Kitchen Garden Garden/Garden Expo Continue reading...

Tewantin Noosa Lions Club Conference

Join Leonie Shanahan on Tuesday 19th August, 2014 Leonie is speaking at the Tewantin Noosa Lions Club about her lastest projects Edible Garden programs in Social Housing, and Mental Health Residential Housing Facilities. Leonie will share with you how they ran these successful garden programs. Leonie will also discuss why is so important for our health to grow our own organic food. Continue reading...

Wellbeing Organic Gardening Article 'Don't Dig It'

COSTA GEORGIADIS examines Leonie Shanahan's No Dig gardening method in his recent article, 'Don't Dig It', from WellBeing Organic Garden Project Book: “NO-DIG” GARDENS CAN SEEM LIKE A CONTRADICTION. IN FACT, NO-DIG GARDENS MAKE YOU THE MASTER OF YOUR SOIL AND OFFER MANY OTHER BENEFITS AS WELL. Continue reading...

Companion Planting Library Workshops

Discover one of the oldest tricks in the gardening book. Join Leonie Shanahan as she discusses the what, where and why of companion planting. Learn how companion planting can assist with pest control and pollination. Find out how to support plant growth and provide nutrient exchange for healthier plants and better crops. This session will also cover crop rotation and how to maximise nutrients in the soil. Continue reading...

Permaculture City Volume 3

On Harvest Day the theme was 'The Year of the Farmer' which could explain the way the group is dressed. Leonie is at left, Costa Georgiadis at right. HEALTHY LIVING WITH EDIBLE SCHOOL GARDENS If there's anything better than having your own food garden, it's got to be teaching the next generation how to do it themselves. Leonie Shanahan, of Tewantin, Queensland, has made the creation of edible gardens in schools her speciality. Continue reading...

'Our Patch' Edible Gardens Program

The ‘Our Patch’ Edible Garden program was established as part of the Sunshine Coast Council’s Active, healthy Sunshine Coast Initiative. This is a project funded under the Commonwealth Government’s Healthy Communities Initiative through the Department of Health. Continue reading...

'Your Living Backyard' testimonial

Leonie Shanahan recently facilitated our ‘Your Living Backyard’ day forum. Leonie brings great warmth and personalised energy to the room and did a good job at incorporating our broader objectives and messages into the program. Leonie’s professional yet relaxed manner is a perfect fit for facilitating at community focussed, educational, not for profit or small – medium business events. Continue reading...

Sunshine Coast Libraries Speakers Testimonial

Sunshine Coast Libraries are very grateful and fortunate to have had to have Leonie Shanahan on board for the past two months as part of a Living Smart initiative. Leonie presented nine educational and highly engaging sessions to the community based on her knowledge around organic home gardening. The sessions were very informative and provided up-to-date information for local gardeners. Leonie encouraged participants to be proactive and offered some great tips on how to improve or enhance their gardens, and enrich their lifestyles! The libraries received an abundance of positive feedback from Leonie’s sessions including the following samples: Continue reading...

Australian Garden Show

Join Leonie Shanahan at the upcoming Australian Garden Show, for her renowned presentation on sustainability. The Australian Garden Show Sydney is a stylish and unique new event celebrating Australia’s love of gardens and outdoor spaces. Set within Sydney’s magnificent Centennial Park, over 4 huge days from Thursday 5 – Sunday 8 September 2013, the show will be Sydney’s biggest outdoor gardening and lifestyle event. Continue reading...

Organic Home Gardening Workshops

Leonie Shanahan is presenting FREE Living Smart workshops on Organic Home Gardening throughout August and September 2013. Leonie will guide you through the basicsof growing organic food to produce healthy herbs, salads,vegetables and more! Continue reading...

Workshop: Growing Food on a Budget

Join Leonie Shanahan on Sunday 20th July, at 10.00am – 12 noon, at the Caboulture Hub for her workshop: growing food on a budget. Leonie will guide you to learn: Continue reading...

HMAQ Profile

Leonie Shanhan has been recognised by the horticultural media industry and is now a member of the Horticultural Media Association of Queensland. Continue reading...

Phil Dudman Edible School Gardens DVD reveiw

A love of gardening is one of the greatest gifts you can give any child. It sets them up for a lifetime of happiness through growing things. That’s the essence of what this exceptional DVD is all about. Every home and school should have a copy. Continue reading...

Plant Clinic

Leonie Shanahan, along with other Horticultural Media Association of Queensland members, will be at the plant Clinic on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th July to supply free personal help with gardening problems and plant identification. Garden experts on hand throughout the garden expo include: Continue reading...

QLD Home Garden Expo Giant Kitchen Garden

On Friday 5th, Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th of July, Leonie Shanahan will be presenting at the Queensland Garden Expo -an expo widely recognised as Queensland's premier gardeningevent and one of the top gardening eventsin Australia that encompasses all things gardening. Throughout this 3 day event, held at the Nambour Showgrounds on the Sunshine Coast, Leonie will be giving the following presentations: Continue reading...

29 June - Organic Gardening -TheEssentialTool-KitforGrowingHealthyFood

For You, Your Family and Your Community... We were all beginners at some stage. Growing your own food is about taking control of your health and saving money. Let me take you through the basics of growing organic food that will give you healthy herbs, salads and vegetables. Continue reading...
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