Have you ever wondered how you can make your vegetables grow like crazy without spending the whole summer watering? Or maybe you would like to take a summer holiday without your precious plants keeling over the moment your back is turned!?

Wicking beds are a great way to conserve water while producing great crops. And they don’t have to cost a fortune either. Join Canberra’s own ‘Wicking Witch of the West’ – Cally Brennan from Canberra Permaculture Design – to learn how easy it is to make your own wicking garden bed or plant pot. She has spent the last 9 years making all sorts of wicking beds, from the very large to the very small – learn tips on how you can make your garden thrive and survive, even in the very hottest weather.

Cally Brennan has been practising permaculture for 10 years. She is currently a Board Director for Permaculture Australia and runs Canberra Permaculture Design and Education, a permaculture-focused garden business in Canberra. She and her partner are converting their suburban garden in Cook into a permaculture food garden, and are pleased to report they have already harvested over 300kg of home-grown produce in 2019 alone!

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