Robin Torquati

Robin Torquati, equally at home in garden and kitchen. Photo by Anne E. O’Malley

Companion Planting Workshop

Kekaha Community Garden, 4552 Auku`u Rd.

Sunday, September 23, 2012, 3-6 p.m.

Reservations required. Call 651-5197 or email

Discover the benefits of companion planting: increased nutrient uptake, natural pest control, and boosted pollination. There are numerous techniques in creating a more productive and aesthetic garden by intermixing herbs, flowers and vegetables. In this hands-on workshop learn to navigate some of the unique challenges of planting in the subtropics.

Instructor Robin Torquati is a professional and seasoned gardener, seed saver and nursery woman. She is the owner of Heaven on Earth Starts Organic Nursery, co-hosts “The Garden Show” on KKCR, and is a zealous volunteer for Regenerations Botanical Garden and Kaua`i Seed Bank.

Suggested Donation: $5 minimum

Click here for directions and to learn more about future workshops, youth field trips, free compost bin distribution events, garden membership, and more.

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