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September 2018

Grow productive lemons, limes and oranges

September 13, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Nunawading Library, 379 Whitehorse Road
Nunawading, 3131 AU
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Now Booked out! Sign-up to our wait list by following the booking link. Do you want an abundant citrus crop at home? Duncan Cocking is joining us to talk about growing lemons, limes, oranges – citrus galore.

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October 2018

Spring into Gardening

October 14, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Victoria Gardens, High St
Prahran, 3181 AU
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Celebrate sustainability and all things green with the City of Stonnington at this popular one day event. Hosted by Gardening Australia’s Costa Georgiadis, enjoy the lush Victoria Gardens while sampling goodies from food trucks, market stalls and live music.

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Stringybark Festival 2018

October 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Rowville Community Centre Playground, 40 Fulham Road
Rowville, 3178 AU
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Stringybark Festival is on again! This year’s FREE festival will feature performances, nature play, interactive games, food and lots of free activities for the kids. Head to our website to find out more about the activities and programs on offer. knox.vic.gov.au/stringybark

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February 2019

Edible Gardening In Small Spaces

February 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Birrarung Marr, Melbourne

Having your own home grown produce is convenient, healthy and tasty. But what if you’ve only got a small space to work with? Duncan will share his experiences with growing food in small spaces. Discover how easy it is to grow your own food, even in limited space. Explore novel ways to make the most out of the space that you have including indoors. Understand the limitations of growing in containers and how to avoid some of the common pitfalls…

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Low Maintenance Backyard Orchards

February 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Birrarung Marr, Melbourne

Think you’re too busy to grow your own food? Think again! Duncan will share his experience with designing and implementing Edible Forest Gardens across Melbourne. Find out why this low maintenance and productive form of gardening is the key to feeding our suburbs in the future. Learn how to design an Edible Forest Garden and avoid some of the common pitfalls Duncan has observed. Come away from this session inspired to turn your backyard into an Edible Forest Garden. Duncan…

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Easy Pest Management

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Birrarung Marr, Melbourne

Aphids, slugs, whitefly, cabbage moth, earwigs and snails… they’re the bane of many a gardener. The more Duncan learns about gardening, the more he comes to appreciate the importance of “bugs”. By understanding the basis of pest-predator interactions, you too will become an advocate for “Do-Nothing Gardening”. Learn how to enhance your garden to ensure you maintain a healthy ecosystem full of the right type of “bugs”. We’ll also discuss a few strategies to try on particular severe outbreaks before…

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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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