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Event | 11 Apr 2012
Internationally renowned Homeopath and author of the groundbreaking 'Homeopathy for Farm and Garden', Vaikunthanath das Kaviraj will present a two day workshop on Agrohomeopathy at the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin on Thursday 26th and Friday 27th April 2012.
Agrohomeopathy is the use of homeopathic remedies for pest control, the treatment of plant disease and plant health.
The workshop is suitable for Homeopaths, home growers, organic/biodynamic farmers and those interested in another approach to Horticulture and Agriculture.
The workshop will
Discuss an overview of the principles behind agrohomeopathy.
Demonstrate diagnosis of plant disease and nutrient problems.
Discuss remedies for pest control (such as snails, slugs and aphids)
Outline treatment of plant disease using homeopathic remedies
Discuss the advantages of using remedies in horticulture and agriculture.
Demonstrate practical examples with video & photo material
Any questions or gardening problems you may have will be happily discussed and solutions offered.
Homeopathic remedies are ideal for use in pest control and treating plant disease as they are easy to use and non toxic to plants, soil, animals and to the end consumer of vegetables.
For more information on Vaikunthanath das Kaviraj see http://www.narayana-publishers.com/Homeopathy-for-Farm-and-Garden/Vaikunthanath-Das-Kaviraj/b8241
National Botanic Gardens http://www.botanicgardens.ie/
Admission fee €50 includes tea/coffee breaks. Lunch not included.
Cancellation fee of €25 applies to any bookings cancelled after 19th April 2012. Full refund will be given if cancelled before 19th April.