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Workshop: Heirloom tomatoes - Know, grow & sow
Workshop: Heirloom tomatoes - Know, grow & sow

Sun, 28 Jan


Yarragon Uniting Church Hall

Workshop: Heirloom tomatoes - Know, grow & sow

Explore all things heirloom tomatoes.

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Time & Location

28 Jan 2024, 9:15 am – 10:15 am

Yarragon Uniting Church Hall , 7 Campbell St, Yarragon VIC 3823, Australia

About the Event

Join Penny Woodward, renowned co-author of 'the ultimate book on tomatoes', for a timely seasonal session on all things heirloom tomatoes.    

Time & Location 

9.15 am to 10.15 am, Sunday, 28 January 2024 

Yarragon Uniting Church Hall, 7 Campbell Street, Yarragon Vic 3823

About the workshop

Please arrive at 9 am for a 9.15 start. 

This workshop is for you if you're:

  • A passionate grower of heirloom tomatoes keen to take your knowledge of these exquisite edibles to new heights
  • A curious consumer of tomatoes, keen to hear the heirloom story and discover their delectable differences.


What you'll learn

  • A brief history of heirloom tomatoes – why and how they evolved 
  • How to grow them successfully in our region – which varieties, what techniques
  • How to prevent, spot and counteract pests and diseases 
  • How to enjoy eating them as much as you love growing them. 

Workshop takeaway

Your heirloom tomato questions answered. Plus (perhaps?) a copy of the ultimate book on tomatoes tucked under your arm. 

Penny's books will be for sale at both of her workshops.

About your presenter

Penny Woodward | Author | Broadcaster | Editor 

Penny is a dedicated organic gardener with a degree in botany and zoology. She is the author or co-author of 8 gardening books, including the multi-award winning 'Tomato – know sow grow feast', described by Peter Cundell as,

"The ultimate book on tomatoes, brimming with information based on experience. It covers everything anyone ever needs to know about selecting, growing and using the best and tastiest tomatoes in all districts and climates."

Penny is a patron of the Victorian Herb Society, a member of the Horticultural Media Association and a life member of the Australian Garlic Industry Association.

She was the horticultural editor of ABC's Organic Gardener magazine, their essential guides, calendar, and diary for eight years and a twenty-year contributor of articles and photographs.

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    This ticket will grant access for one person to the 'Heirloom tomatoes - Know, grow & sow ' workshop.

    Tax: +$2.75 GST+$0.76 service fee
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