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February 2019

Grow Great Citrus

February 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Birrarung Marr, Melbourne

Do you want an abundant citrus crop at home? Whether you are getting started or you want to know how to care for and maintain your fruit trees, Duncan will share his knowledge and research with us. Find out about optimal growing conditions for citrus and how to care for them. Understand how to fertilise and prune for optimum yield as well as pest & disease management. Learn about citrus gall wasp and how to manage the impact on your…

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March 2019

Planning Your Winter Veggie Patch

March 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Leaf, Root & Fruit, 11 Millicent St 3125 + Google Map
$38.50 – $49.50

It’s time to start planning your winter veggie patch. Join us for a fun afternoon on how to plan and prepare your veggie patch for maximum productivity during winter. We actually prefer growing veggies over winter to growing during summer. Winter veggies require less care and attention. With our cool, wet Melbourne climate, winter veggies practically grow themselves. Come and learn how to: - Prepare your soil to give your veggies a great start - Find out what to plant…

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April 2019

Leaf, Root & Fruit Gardening Community Night – FREE!

April 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Leaf, Root & Fruit, 11 Millicent St 3125 + Google Map

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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Espalier Workshop: Create your own Garden Masterpiece

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Leaf, Root & Fruit, 11 Millicent St 3125 + Google Map
$71.50 – $82.50

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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May 2019

Leaf, Root & Fruit Gardening Community Night – FREE!

May 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Leaf, Root & Fruit, 11 Millicent St 3125 + Google Map

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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Edible Forest Gardening: Design a Low Maintenance Foodscape

May 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Leaf, Root & Fruit, 11 Millicent St 3125 + Google Map
$176 – $220

Edible forest gardening is the ultimate in producing food whilst keeping in harmony with nature. This workshop will give you an understanding of how to design and implement gardens, to mimic natural forest ecosystems. It is suited to anyone looking to grow a low maintenance, aesthetic landscape of any size or scale. Edible forest gardeners use the forest as an inspirational design tool. You can carefully design your outdoor space with similar structures and functions to a forest. Using productive…

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June 2019

Leaf, Root & Fruit Gardening Community Night – FREE!

June 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Leaf, Root & Fruit, 11 Millicent St 3125 + Google Map

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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Beautiful Berries Workshop

June 15 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Leaf, Root & Fruit, 11 Millicent St 3125 + Google Map
$99 – $132

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. Most berries can be grown in small spaces, including pots. Come along to this workshop to learn how to propagate, plant and maintain: - Blueberries - Raspberries - Blackberries and other brambles - Currants, Jostaberries and Gooseberries - Strawberries - Other unique and rare berries The class will involve a combination of theory…

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Introduction to Backyard Orchards

June 29 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Leaf, Root & Fruit, 11 Millicent St 3125 + Google Map
$75 – $95

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 Edible Forest Gardens Soil…

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July 2019

Leaf, Root & Fruit Gardening Community Night – FREE!

July 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Leaf, Root & Fruit, 11 Millicent St 3125 + Google Map

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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