Connecting gardens, groups and growers to create a more resilient food future in Darebin

Seed raising workshop @ Regent Community Garden, Sun 18 April

Join Kaye Roberts-Palmer from Blue Bee Garden Design for a Seed Raising Workshop at Darebin’s newest community garden! In this session you will learn how to build your own seed propagation unity using recycled  home materials, learn how to keep your new seedlings healthy, pests and problems to watch out for and when to plant […]

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Permaculture Workshop at Sylvester Hive Community Garden, 31 March 2021

Join local green thumb and Permaculture expert Angelo Eliades of Deep Green Permaculture for a Permaculture Workshop at the Sylvester Hive Community Garden. In this session, Angelo will cover how to get started with Permaculture and being sufficient on a suburban block. When: Wednesday 31 March 2021, 6:00-8:00pm Where: Sylvester Hive Community Garden, corner of […]

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Buzz and Dig Native Bee Masterclass, 27 Feb

Join Katrina Forstner from Buzz and Dig to learn about native bees in her Preston backyard bee oasis! You’ll learn how to identify native bees, co-evolution of bees and plants, nesting behaviours, buzz pollination, and how to increase beneficial insect biodiversity in your backyard. Create a wooden bee hotel using upcycled materials and take it […]

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Backyard Harvest Festival begins this weekend!

It’s time! The Backyard Harvest Festival begins this weekend! Saturday 14 March program: Bee a Pollinator! Native Been Workshop for Kids and Families  – Buy tickets Harry’s Grafting and aerial layer propagation workshop – Buy tickets Sunday 15 March program: Open Garden at the Reservoir Views Primary School garden – Free event but register here Robbie’s […]

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Backyard Harvest Festival is back 14 – 29 March 2020

The Backyard Harvest Festival celebrates the abundance of fresh and healthy food that is grown right here in Darebin. And it’s back this March 14 -29, as part of Darebin’s new arts and cultural festival, FUSE. Come along to one of the 22 guided backyard tours, open gardens or workshops and get inspired by local experts […]

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Get Your Spring On at the Northcote Library Food Garden!

Northcote Library Food Garden invites you to a mini wicking bed demo and plant sale. When: Sunday Sept 8 at 11:30am Where: Northcote Library Food Garden, 32/38 Separation St, Northcote next to the library Our gardener, Kerrie, demonstrates how to create a portable wicking bed, suitable for urban living spaces, using locally salvaged materials. This event is FREE, but spaces are […]

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East Reservoir Community Garden – Autumn Workshops

The East Reservoir Community Garden is holding some exciting workshops in the coming months. These workshops are free for ERCG members. To register, call 0434 072 758 or email eastreservoirgarden@gmail.com Workshop 1: Seasonal Planting with Robin Parker Date: 4th March, 2013 Time: 10:30am – 12:30pm Place: East Reservoir Community Garden, next door to the East […]

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