For simply the best hands on classes on growing and enjoying organic food in south east Queensland. Watch to quick video to the right for some inspiration.

Most of the classes listed below are held at our beautiful organic acreage in Capalaba in the Redlands, just 25 minutes from Brisbane’s CBD. It’s the perfect place to breathe in fresh air, and open your mind to possibilities.

The cluck of contented hens, chatter of birds and the swish of breeze in the majestic eucalypts will seduce you into relaxing and enjoying your class. Our abundant organic vegetable patch, thriving organic orchard and specialist garden areas are an inspiration to grow your own.  To join a life-changing organic class, just click a link with the class you’d like to attend.

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April 2017

Organic Gardening Classes

The organic gardening classes are designed to help you be a great organic gardener .  They will set you in the right direction to create a gorgeous and thriving garden. Key topics around organic vegetable gardening, soils and pest control are covered with practical hands-on experience as well. A comprehensive booklet of notes is included for each class. Each full day class is $125 and includes meals.

Saturday 8 April Growing  from seed, seedling and cuttings. 9-4pm What fertiliser to use and side dressing as well as straw bale garden beds… how to make rich , instant gardens.

Sunday 9 April Organic Pest Control, Companion Planting, Home made garden preparations, saving seeds and harvest tips.9-4pm


May 2017

Invite your mum to the Mother’s Day Class or enjoy one of the Raw Food Classes here at Ecobotanica

Sunday 7 May Raw Food Drying and Dehydrating 1-4pm $85 All new recipes in 2017 – Delicious dehydrated snacks, savouries and sweet things, making the most of an abundance too. You can use a dehydrator OR oven for the dishes we make today. 1-4pm

Read more…    To Book, please call Linda on 0416157470 or email

Sunday 14  May Mother’s Day Growing Herbs For Health. 9-12 $70 Learn how to grow herbs that you can use in preparations to treat all sorts of common complaints. We’ll make infusions, tinctures and creams with fresh herbs.  To book your spot or to give a voucher call Linda 0416157470.

Sunday 21 May Raw Dairy Free, Gluten Free Desserts 1-4pm $85

Refined sugar free, sensational desserts that are good enough to enjoy without the guilt.  You’ll be so tempted!

Read more…   To Book, please call Linda on 0416157470 or email

Sunday 28 May Raw Main Courses and Stupendous Sauces 1-4 pm See above for price

Ok, so we cannot live on dessert alone! But let’s really enjoy the main courses too. Once again, all raw and life giving food with a maximum of natural nutrients still intact. The sauces too, are something else. All so easy and flavours that will enhance any dish whether it’s raw food or traditional cooked food.

Read more…   To Book, please call Linda on 0416157470 or email


June 2017

June is about vitality for us and for growing our own fruiting trees.

We begin a 2 part series with  special guest, beautician Gail Allsop.

We also focus on fruit trees

Sunday 4 June Natural body Care with  Gail Allsop – Make your own Serums, Spritzers and Toothpaste 1-4pm  $80

Gail is a beautician with a special talent for teaching you how to make your own luxuriously natural skin and hair care products. A must for anyone with skin problems or those of us who love natural over chemical. The hair care workshop in July builds on this one.  complement this one.

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To Book, please call Linda on 0416157470 or email


Sunday 11 June Espalier Fruit Trees 9-12 $65

This class is for you if you’d like to learn the ancient practice of training fruiting trees along wires as flat trees. Great for narrow or small spots.

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To Book, please call Linda on 0416157470 or email


Sunday 18 June How to  Grow a great Orchard-Fruit Tree Companions, and Learning  Winter Pruning 9-4 $120

Hacking at your fruit trees without proper identification of what you are removing and the knowledge of which parts should remain, is a recipe for disaster. If you have fruit trees, you must come!


To Book, please call Linda on 0416157470 or email

espaliered pear tree