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.

 


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.

GUEST SPEAKER FOR AUGUST 2016 MEETING

For our August meeting we are doing a group presentation and discussion on ‘Growing Spring Vegetables’ that will be divided into four parts. A BOGI member with expertise in each area will give a 15 minute presentation on the core issues with 10 minutes for your comments, questions, etc.
The four parts are:-
   •   Soil and soil preparation
   •   Seeds and propagation
   •   Vegetables

GUEST SPEAKER FOR JULY 2016 MEETING

For the July meeting at BOGI, Kath Evans will be sharing her experience with black soldier flies! Prior to joining BOGI 3 years ago, Kath said she had no idea how to grow anything and definitely no concept at all about soil biology or compost.

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