Calendar of local events

 

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All events    All once-off events (Cooking, Everything else, Free)    Community gardens    Food swaps    Free meals    Markets    Farmers’ markets    Garden tours   Garden clubs

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Fruit tree pruning with Kaye Roberts-Palmer 11:00
Fruit tree pruning with Kaye Roberts-Palmer @ Doncaster Library
Aug 2 @ 11:00 – 12:30
Learn about pruning, fertilising, pests to watch out for and how to get the most out of your backyard fruit trees.
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Pickling and fermentation workshop 19:00
Pickling and fermentation workshop @ Watsonia Library
Aug 4 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Lauren will teach you how to pickle and ferment. The session will include making sauerkraut, pickled cucumbers and a fermented drink. You will need to bring along: 2 medium jars; one 750ml glass bottle or [...]
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Grafting and tree sales day 10:00
Grafting and tree sales day @ CERES
Aug 6 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Purchase scion/budwood from a wide range of varieties of apples and other fruits. Purchase 2-year-old ready-to-plant apple and plum trees. The session will also include a grafting demonstration. No need to book – just turn [...]
Crop rotation and companion planting 11:00
Crop rotation and companion planting @ Watsonia Library
Aug 6 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Go along and find out what companion planting is and just how it can help you to have a more productive and healthy garden. Kathleen Tants will explain how you can make your own crop [...]
Home composting for beginners 14:00
Home composting for beginners @ Edendale
Aug 6 @ 14:00 – 15:30
What you will learn: how to compost at home; simple to follow composting steps; and common problems and solutions.
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Grafting and tree sales day 09:00
Grafting and tree sales day @ Pettys Orchard
Aug 7 @ 09:00 – 12:00
Purchase scion/budwood from a wide range of varieties of apples and other fruits. Purchase 2-year-old ready-to-plant apple and plum trees. The session will also include a grafting demonstration and a tour of the orchard. No [...]
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Care of backyard chickens 11:00
Care of backyard chickens @ Diamond Valley Library
Aug 11 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Have all your questions answered by Maria from Sunset Valley Chicks. She will cover everything from the correct care of chickens, worming, keeping the birds healthy and proper housing.
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Composting and worm farms 16:30
Composting and worm farms @ Kew Library
Aug 15 @ 16:30 – 18:00
Teresa, from Sustainable Gardening Australia, will cover the why and how of composting and worm farms in this family friendly workshop. There will also be a wriggly paper worm craft activity for the kids.
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Pasta making 19:00
Pasta making @ Thomastown Library
Aug 18 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Learn how to make pasta.
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Bees in your backyard 11:00
Bees in your backyard @ Balwyn Library
Aug 20 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Learn about native bees, pollination and increasing urban biodiversity with Katrina Forstner. Katrina will share her knowledge and skills to get you started in setting up a native bee friendly garden. You will also make [...]
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Learn about edible forest gardening 14:00
Learn about edible forest gardening @ Lilydale Library
Aug 25 @ 14:00 – 15:30
Listen to Jaimie Sweetman from Edible Forest talk about the benefits of edible forest gardening in urban areas, design elements and garden layers of forest gardening, with some samples of some forest garden plants.
Cooking with Jean 19:00
Cooking with Jean @ Mill Park Library
Aug 25 @ 19:00 – 20:30
Jean, from Jean’s Asian Cooking will demonstrate a number of recipes.
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Preparing for a summer veggie crop 11:30
Preparing for a summer veggie crop @ Parkview Room | City of Boroondara
Aug 27 @ 11:30 – 13:00
This workshop will take place at 9am and then again at 11.30am. Teresa Day, from Sustainable Gardening Australia, will help you prepare your garden for a thriving summer produce crop. You will receive practical tips [...]
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  One Response to “Calendar of local events”

  1. Oh wowza fantastic thank you for the calender!
    Lisa

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