Friday, March 25, 2016

What's on in April

Here are the times in the coming month when you're likely to bump into other gardeners down at the garden and garden organisers will be there to help show your around and answer questions:

Sun 27th Mar - 11am - 1pm - Garden & Gather (Note back to later start so you can have a sleep in!)
Fri 1st April 10ish - Friday Meetup **
Fri 8th April 10ish - Friday Meetup **
Sat 9th April 10am-1pm - Food Forest working bee
Sun 10th April 10am - Communal Gardening group working bee **
Fri 15th April 10ish - Friday Meetup **
Fri 22nd April 10ish - Friday Meetup **
Sun 24th April - 11am - 1pm - Garden & Gather
Fri 29th April 10ish - Friday Meetup **
  • Members can obviously visit the garden when they want to including any of these sessions
  • If you're interested just come along
  • Friday meetups attract a regular crowd and are a good opportunity to garden in company and learn a few things
  • Sessions marked with ** will have someone who can provide advice and direction on what's to be done in communal growing spaces
  • Members who have not yet visited should come down on one of these days to meet the garden (and a few gardeners) and get shown around
  • If there's a time you're available to spend time at the garden and you want company, let us know and we'll add it to the list

Friday, March 18, 2016

Visit an inspiring, edible garden in Pascoe Vale this weekend and support our garden at the same time!


Gunyah, Karen Sutherland's inspiring, edible residential garden in suburban Pascoe Vale will be open to visit on the weekend of 19-20 March between 10am and 4pm.

Take the chance to visit Karen's home garden laboratory, with 200 edible and useful plants in an attractive Food Forest setting. Every space is utilized, with rooftop bees (honey for sale), Nature Strip garden, Aquaponics system and shade-loving edibles under trees. Lemon Myrtle, Babaco, Avocado, Strawberry Grapes, Carob and Finger Limes are some of the exotic plants on show.

Talks are held throughout the day, food and drinks and many rare edible plants for sale.

Moreland Community Gardening members and supporters will be volunteering at the garden to raise funds for the the West Brunswick Community Garden.

Where: 22 Lochinvar St, Pascoe Vale South. (Parking in adjoining street)
Email: info@opengardensvictoria.org.au