Upcoming Saturday workshop dates

2016 Workshops

Workshops for 2016 will be posted here as soon as details become available.

Workshops are free to members. Non-members are welcome to attend for a gold coin donation.

The garden is open to the public 11–3 pm and we host the Home Harvest Exchange 2–3 pm.

You can also pick up some beautiful seedlings from our own greenhouse at a very low cost.

Bookings: 0403 008 016 or

Location: Lawson Reserve, Leon Avenue, Rosebud 3941

Recent workshops and workshop notes

For those who have missed some of our great workshops, we’ve started adding workshop notes below.

28 November: Finding inspiration

Gardening books, magazines, films or websites that inspire –  recommendations and favourites.

31 October: Growing tomatoes

Everything tomatoes: soil, position, planting, pruning, feeding … come along and join the conversation.

Growing tomatoes workshop notes

26 September: Plant identification and signage

A tour of the garden to help identify and tag plants in our communal areas.

25 JULY: Social day and pizza-making

We fired up the wood-fired pizza oven and shared lunch.

27 June: Gardening Q&A

Swapping knowledge and ideas on any topic related to gardening.

30 May: Making a raised garden bed

Raised garden beds workshop notes

Save your back! Consider the options and make a raised garden bed … or two!

You might also like to check out this very detailed guide to raised garden beds on Planet Natural.

18 April: Calendula salve

Calendula salve is used topically to treat minor wounds, chapped skin, insect bites and rashes, as well as other irritations and infections of the skin.

28 March: Preserving the excess

Techniques for preserving excess fruit and vegetables to use later in the year.

28 Feb: All you need to know about worms

Worm farm workshop notes

All about the amazing life of worms, the benefits they bring to your garden and how to look after them.

Jan 31: Pests, predators and pesticides

Pests and predators workshop notes

Pests are in your garden for a reason. How to observe, understand and look for balance – not extermination.


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