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.
March brings us another “soil” speaker for the 2015 International Year of Soils. Leanne Harper has a small business, Home Soil Solutions. She contracts to the home garden section of the agronomy department at Nutri-Tech Solutions, where she writes reports and recommendations for home gardeners who have a comprehensive mineral analysis done on their garden soil.
2015 is the International Year of Soils. Check out this video outlining the importance and benefits of soils and the hazards currently facing them.
All Things Great and Microscopic
The organisms that you cannot see can make a big impact on the productivity of an organic garden.
Saturday 21 March 2015
8.30am to 2.30pm
Albion Peace Hall, 102 McDonald Road, Windsor
Presenters will be:-
Our February guest speaker will be Guy Lewington the Chief Executive Officer of Mt Sylvia Diatomite Pty Ltd. Guy will tell us about the products produced by their company and the research they have carried out into the uses and effectiveness of these products.
Guy has an honours degree in Geology, and diplomas in Mineral Economics and Organic Agriculture. He is also a member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. He was instrumental in the discovery and development of large gold mines in Western Australia including Kanowna Belle, Sunrise Dam and Nimary.