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December 2019

Leaf, Root & Fruit Gardening Community Night – FREE!

December 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Leaf, Root & Fruit, 11 Millicent St
Burwood, 3125
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Come along and meet like minded gardeners from your local community. Leaf, Root & Fruit are hosting a monthly community night on the first Thursday of the month. The evening aims to connect growers and give them an opportunity to share knowledge, skills and ideas. Leaf, Root & Fruit staff members will be on hand to discuss any gardening issues, plans or discoveries you may have. We have a food and seed swap table. Bring along any excess produce you…

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March 2020

Productive Edible Gardening for Renters

March 14, 2020 @ 9:15 am - 4:30 pm
Leaf, Root & Fruit, 11 Millicent St
Burwood, 3125
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Stuck renting but still want to increase the amount of food you produce? Come along to our upcoming workshop to be inspired to get more self-sufficient. Learn what to grow in your rental property and how to get it thriving! Duncan Cocking from Leaf, Root & Fruit and Morgan Koegal from 3000acres are teaming up to offer this one-off workshop on edible gardening for renters. Set in the Leaf, Root & Fruit Classroom in Burwood, we will cover: • Practicalities…

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Tomato Taste Tests

March 18, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Leaf, Root & Fruit, 11 Millicent St
Burwood, 3125
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Ever wondered which are the best tasting tomatoes varieties to grow? Come along to our Tomato Taste Test evening to find out. This exciting, community based event is designed to help you understand the importance of variety selection. This is a new and exciting event concept for Leaf, Root & Fruit! Bring along some of your tasty, home grown tomatoes and share them with our growing community. Everyone will have the opportunity to taste tomatoes of different varieties. At the…

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April 2020

Backyard Orchards: Design, Implement and Maintain

April 18, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Leaf, Root & Fruit, 11 Millicent St
Burwood, 3125
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Learn how to design, implement and maintain your backyard orchard. This workshop is suited to anyone looking to grow fruit in courtyards, backyards or larger acreages. You’ll come away with an overview of what’s important (and what’s not!) when planting and maintaining a backyard orchard. This workshop will give you an introduction to: - Fruit tree selection and why we use grafted trees - Different types of fruit trees and how their requirements vary - Orchard design considerations - Espaliers…

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May 2020

Espalier Workshop: Learn How to Create a Garden Masterpiece

May 16, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Leaf, Root & Fruit, 11 Millicent St
Burwood, 3125
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Espaliered fruit trees are a great way to make use of small and narrow vertical spaces in the garden. Deciduous espaliers provide year round interest with: - Blossom in spring - Fruit in summer - Autumn Foliage - Stunning architectural framework in winter Come along to our espalier workshop to learn how to set up and maintain these amazing works of art in your garden. Espalier is an ancient art form of training and pruning fruit trees to grow along…

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June 2020

Beautiful Berries Workshop

June 13, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Leaf, Root & Fruit, 11 Millicent St
Burwood, 3125
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Berries…. Delicious little packets of wellness. They’re also very expensive and if you have kids, you’ll know how quickly they’ll hoover up a small punnet of raspberries. Learn how to save money by growing your own. By growing your own you’ll also begin to appreciate how tasty a home grown berry can really be. Most berries can be grown in small spaces, including pots. Come along to this workshop to learn how to propagate, plant and maintain: - Blueberries -…

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July 2020

Small Space Foodscape Design Class

July 11, 2020 @ 9:00 am - July 12, 2020 @ 4:30 pm
Leaf, Root & Fruit, 11 Millicent St
Burwood, 3125
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Come along to our Small Spaces Design Class to gain an understanding of the Leaf, Root & Fruit design process and how it applies to small spaces. Our design process takes 50 to 80 hours to complete for each client. Lots of energy and effort goes into ensuring that our designs generate great outcomes for our clients. This is your opportunity to get a behind the scenes look at how we undertake our designs and use them in your own…

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Grow Great Tomatoes Workshop

July 15, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Leaf, Root & Fruit, 11 Millicent St
Burwood, 3125
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Nothing says Summer like the smell of watering tomato plants in the garden. Even though we’re still in the depths of winter, it’s time to start planning your tomato crops! Duncan and the team at Leaf, Root & Fruit have been maintaining veggie patches for clients for over 6 years. In that time we’ve learnt a lot about growing tomatoes. We sow our tomato seeds in the greenhouse from July on-wards, so this is the perfect time to run a…

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