Date: Fri 7th May 2021
Presenters: Doug and Carol Twentyman
Online via Zoom.
Registrations open 1st April.
This webinar will cover:
– Soils and potting mixes
– Seed sowing
– Mixes, Potting / repotting
– Plant maintenance
Doug lives in Lake Macquarie, NSW and has been involved in horticulture for over 40 years as a partner in a wholesale propagation nursery, horticulture teacher, garden maintenance, design and horticultural consultant. The inclusion of horticulture into therapeutic applications over the last 4 or 5 years has provided an avenue of great interest and enthusiasm.
Particular areas of interest in horticulture and nature-based activities include training of allied health workers into sustainable outdoor activity practises across all sectors. Of particular interest is aged care, mental health and community gardens with the inclusivity these settings bring to enhancing people’s lives.
Carol lives in Lake Macquarie, NSW and has been practicing horticulture for over 25 years, including many years as a horticulture educator. She is a partner in Twentyman Horticultural Consultants and is passionate about the therapeutic benefits of gardens and gardening for people of all capabilities.
Carol has participated in and is enthusiastic about therapeutic horticulture research and application. She has delivered therapeutic horticulture workshops and social garden activities in the Lake Macquarie/Newcastle region as well as volunteering at a day respite centre for people with dementia. Carol has a particular interest in working with seniors, aged care and the aged care with dementia sectors.