AQUAPONICS JAR: eco-kids holiday workshop series

Build your own Aquaponics ecosystem to take home .

Date: Monday 15th January 2018

Time: 9am-11:30am

Location: Flo Gardens 1/10 Bonanza Dr Billinudgel NSW 2483

Suitable for Ages 7-11

Cost: $40 per child (includes materials) bookings essential, numbers limited

Flo Gardens are excited to announce our holiday workshop series. The first workshop is all about the wonderful world of aquaponics. Your child will learn the basic principles of aquaponics though practical and hand on experiences. Each child will create their own aquaponics Jar which they will be able to bring home and continue to care for.

Design your own garden: Backyard Ecosystems

Create a maintenance free beautiful backyard using edibles, local native species, fruit trees and aquaponics.

This course covers:

·      Garden design

·      Understanding weeds and how to treat them

·      What to plant and where

·      Aquaponics

·      Fruit tress

·      Natural ecosystems in your backyard

·      Bush regen principles

By the end of this course you will have designed your perfect sustainable backyard paradise.

$270 incl. Gst

Bring an outline of your garden

Packed lunch

Writing materials

Course: Understanding Aquaponics

Understanding Aquaponics: growing seafood and vegetables together in your backyard.

Come and discover the easiest way to grow seafood and vegetables in your own backyard. 

This will be a fun and informative day exploring the amazing world of Aquaponics. 

This workshop covers the basics of backyard Aquaponics:

  • Basic Aquaponics theory
  • The nitrogen cycle/Aquaponics ecosystem
  • Different types of setups, grow beds, pumps and equipment
  • Integrating an aquaponics system efficiently and aesthetically into your backyard
  • Understanding the fish and plant species used in Aquaponics
  • How to approach the design of your system, to ensure success
  • Fish to plant ratios
  • System maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Understanding basic water testing methods, including pH, and interpreting their results

You will leave the course with a good understanding of aquaponics for backyard or commercial application. This course is the precursor to our Advanced Aquaponics Course, coming soon.  

Course Cost: $125 incl. GST


About Us:

Flo Gardens is a local family business directed by Adam Grabowski. Adam’s passion for edible gardens and sustainable gardening practices led him to Aquaponics 4 years ago. He has spent the last 3 years in pursuit of the ultimate aquaponics system. His experience in Eco Systems, Bush regeneration and landscaping shapes his holistic approach to backyard food production and gardening. Adam lives and breathes Aquaponics! Adam also specialises in Landscaping and services all areas in the Byron Shire.

The Venue

The course will be held at 1/10 Bonanza Dr Billinudgel. This is the Flo Gardens Fab Lab where we create our magic… 

We have limited numbers so to confirm you place, text or call Adam on
0421 500 096 or sales@flogardens.com.au.