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April 2020

Leaf, Root & Fruit Monthly Community Night and Food Swap – CANCELLED

April 2 @ 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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Backyard Orchards: Design, Implement and Maintain – CANCELLED

April 18 @ 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

Leaf, Root & Fruit Monthly Community Night and Food Swap – CANCELLED

May 7 @ 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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Espalier Workshop: Learn How to Create a Garden Masterpiece – CANCELLED

May 16 @ 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

Making a Tree Change

June 27 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Kyneton, Victoria Kyneton, + Google Map

Sea changes and Tree Changes have been in vogue for a few decades. But now they are becoming more popular than ever. Come along to our Making a Tree Change Workshop to understand more of the realities of making such a change. The recent Covid-19 Crisis highlighted how fragile and artificial our modern lifestyle has become. Society coped with the recent social distancing measures and working remotely, having plenty of down time and opportunities for quiet, learning, art and personal…

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July 2020

Grow Great Tomatoes Workshop

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Kyneton, Victoria Kyneton, + Google Map

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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Backyard Orchards: Design, Implement and Maintain

July 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Kyneton, Victoria Kyneton, + Google Map

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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August 2020

Espalier Workshop: Learn How to Create your own Garden Masterpiece

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Kyneton, Victoria Kyneton, + Google Map

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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Carbon & Nitrogen cycles: The Science of Compost (as part of The Science of Edible Gardening Series) – CANCELLED

August 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Kyneton, Victoria Kyneton, + Google Map
$100
Gardening Workshop Series Permaculture

Do you vaguely remember your high school chemistry days and your teacher trying to show you the carbon and nitrogen cycles? They are critical to life on Earth. Learn how both these cycles underpin the making of great compost. During this workshop we will explore different composting methods and the science behind them: • Cold Composting • Bokashi • Hot Composting • Worm Farms • Leaf Mould • Chickens This workshop in the Science of Edible Gardening series looks at…

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September 2020

Small Space Foodscape Design Class – CANCELLED

September 12 @ 9:00 am - September 13 @ 4:30 pm
Kyneton, Victoria Kyneton, + Google Map

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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