Welcome to the Brisbane Organic Growers Inc. (BOGI) website where you can find details about the club, including how to JOIN the club. There is also information about organic gardening including content tailored to the Brisbane, Queensland area.

Our general meetings are held at the Peace Hall in Windsor on the first Thursday of every month except Janurary.

 


CHRISTMAS MEETING - DECEMBER 2016

Come and share our final meeting for 2016!

Our December or Christmas meeting will be on Thursday 1st December. Come early, allow some time to browse the stalls, do your Christmas shopping, the BOGI Shop will be open to stock up for the Christmas break, BOGI Seeds and BOGI Books will be open, pay your membership for 2017 or purchase a membership as a gift for a friend. There will be competitions, a game or two, BOGI Clinic, a multi-draw raffle and delectable supper.

GUEST SPEAKER FOR NOVEMBER 2016 MEETING

Our speaker for the November meeting is Louise Davies. Louise participated in a pilot 3 year Cordon Bleu cooking course in 1980. Originally, 60 participants were selected from 600 applicants from New Zealand and Australia. Only 30 finished and Louise passed with 97%.  Subsequently two Cordon Bleu schools were built in Australia, the first in Sydney and the second in Adelaide.

GUEST SPEAKER FOR OCTOBER 2016 MEETING

The theme for the October meeting will be water management. Bruce Ham will lead the discussion by considering issues such as rainfall, rainwater collection and distribution strategies. He will also discuss surface flow and groundwater flows as may apply to the home gardener. Other members will discuss their experience in how to keep water up to the plants in container gardens, wick gardens and possibly irrigation systems.

GUEST SPEAKER FOR SEPTEMBER 2016 MEETING

The speaker for our September meeting will be Des Warnock. With a passion for health, Des was introduced to sustainable growing approximately fifteen years ago and holds a certificate in sustainable agriculture. He has been promoting and educating the topic of regenerative soil nutrition ever since and provides real solutions and action strategies for many types of growers.

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