1.The Little Farmers Workshop:- Earthoholics in association with Kokopelli’s Song announces "The Little Farmers” workshop series at Maharashtra Nature Park. Join us in this fun series of Parent-Child workshops on gardening and nature related topics as you and your little ones get to spend time amidst nature. These Waldorf inspired workshops will combine songs, storytelling and experiential education techniques. Children will learn about nature and their environment by actively participating and learning while doing. Our first workshop is the Plant to Plate workshop where kids will learn about where their food comes from. Children will harvest greens, prepare a delicious salad, plant their own microgreens, understand basic composting and a lot more! This 3 hour workshop gives a complete Plant to Plate experience that will certainly make you and your kids “Earthoholic”! Kit includes: Microgreen kit, pot, soil and herb plant, plant care note for parents. What kids learn: · Sowing microgreens · Potting a plant · Making a salad snack · Cleaning up and Composting · Eco consciousness and how to help their mom ;) Things to carry:(Please carry your own plate & Spoon) Parents and kids to wear comfortable clothing, shoes and hats. Please carry water and feel free to carry a snack for your child if required. Date: 24th February 2019 Time: 9 a.m. to 12 noon Venue: Maharashtra Nature Park, Mumbai. Fees: Rs.1500/- includes learning for parent-child, snack and a take home kit. (We offer special rates for additional participants)
2.Flowering & houseplants gardening workshop Flowering & houseplants gardening workshop- :- This workshop is ideal for beginners or urban gardeners who have not tasted success with home gardening. Whether you love indoor plants or flowering plants, you may have a beautiful balcony or a small window sill, this workshop is perfect to learn everything you wanted to know about home gardening and house plants.
Learn all the types of Ornamental Plants and their placements ( light requirements like shade loving ,semi shade loving, sun loving )
Insight on landscaping or garden designing focus on window sill, balconies and terraces.
Planting Mix for various types of plants
Understand plant arrangement, the correct blends & combinations of plants for a beautiful setting
Demo: Potting and transplanting
Demo: Plant propagation of coleus, begonias, bougainvillea, roses and more.
Care & Maintenance to ensure good health of plants. Focus on Anthuriums, Orchids and likes.
Natural Pest remedies
Hands on plant propagation
Some handy tips and question and answer session.
Timing: 11 am to 3pm. Fees: 1800/- (Includes small kit (flowering seeds packet,1 small plant,flowering bulb,rootex powdar) and snacks.) 3. Terrarium Gardens and Dish Gardens ( Miniature Gardening)
This is the most exciting hands on workshop, which helps all learn the beautiful art of Terrarium Gardening and care. Terrariums are the best personalized living green gifts.
The workshop covers the following:
Basics of Terrarium Making
Plant selection and introduction to each and every plant and its light requirements.
Different types of Terrariums
Material and tools needed.
Hands on Making of Bottle Garden in a 1.5 litres glass bottle.
Hands on Making of Dry Terrarium - 8 inch
Demonstration on Dish Garden
Demonstration on Broken pot fairy garden
Workshop Date:-Coming soon Workshop FeesL:-2500/- Workshop Location :-Our Lady Salvation school Dadar west(Includes starter kit and snacks ,tea)
4.One day certificate course in “Home Gardening:- One day certificate course in “Home Gardening”to help you learn everything you need to know about different types of plants suitable for apartment/home gardening. Whether you have a spacious balcony or no space, whether you get sunlight or not, you can still garden and have plants at home. Ideal for beginners or those interested in getting an overview on several gardening options for city homes.
Topics covered: Gardening basics ( sunlight, pots, soil, manure, tools) Organically growing your own veggies and herbs How to grow Microgreens and their benefits Medicinal plants for home Natural pest remedies and spray making Home composting or making your own manure Shade loving and air purifying indoor plants Flowering plants for balconies and window sill Terrarium making
Hands on/ practicals: Seed sowing Transplanting Microgreens growing Terrarium making
Take away kit: Seed sowing kit Micro greens sowing kit Pot, Plant and soil for learning transplanting Terrarium kit: Glass container, plant, pebbles, soil mix, moss.
Time: 9am to 6pm Workshop Dadar:-10th Febuary 2019-Our Lady salvation school dadar west :-(Includes starter kit and snacks ,tea) Workshop Date:-17th Febuary 2019-Bedekar collage thane west(Includes starter kit and snacks ,tea)
Faculty : Mr Miguel Braganza 5.Orchid and exotic plant gardening:- "How to grow and care for Orchids and exotic plants workshop." Learn everything you wanted to know about Orchids and growing exotic plants at home. for register: SMS "Orchid_1602_Name_emailid" or call 9833251324 or email email@example.com Outline:
Overview about Orchids ,Uses and importance
Orchids for home growing- Highlight - Dendrobium orchids
Planting, care and maintenance of Orchids
Hands on/ Practicals, Demonstration: Potting and Propagation methods of Orchids
Vase life and uses in flower decoration for Orchids
Other exotic plants: growing, caring and maintenance of Lily, Brahma Kamal, Rajnigandha, Lotus, Bird of Paradise, Water Hyacinth, Krishnakamal.
Take home: Orchid plant, pot and plantng mix. Fees: 1650/- with kit, enotes and tea. Date: 16th February 2019
5. Basic Course on the Beautiful art of Bonsai Making
Introductory workshop on the how to make your Bonsai masterpieces. Hands on and more!
Topics Covered: -Demo on 5 different styles of Bonsai -Trimming -Wiring techniques -Potting, -Repotting -After care and maintenance talk.
You will be learning, making and taking home your lovely Bonsai.
Timing: 11 am to 5 pm. - (Includes material and snacks.)
Dates: (Contact us if interested) 6. Hydroponics made simple: Introductory workshop on soil less cultivation. Learn to grow your own vegetables hydroponically in vertical towers/pots.
Plant growth & Life cycle
Substrates & containers
Nutrients making & mixing
Measuring EC & pH
Natural Pest Remedies
Practicals & Notes
Timing: 9 am to 5.30 pm. (Includes notes lunch & tea snacks)(dates updated very soon) Fees :-5499/- +18% add so Final Fees:-5427/- Location:-Himidia Laboratroies PVT.LTD ,A 516 ,Swastick Disha Industrial park,via vadhani industrial estate,LBS Marg ,Ghatkoper (west) Dates: (Contact us if interested) Jeevan Bima Nagar, Borivali West, Mumbai - 400103, LIC Colony, Opposite Shanti Ashram Bus Depot(Map)