Calendar of community garden events

 

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Feb
3
Fri
Reynard Street Community Garden (Coburg) inclusive gardening group @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Feb 3 @ 10:00 – 13:00

Join this gardening group with a focus on inclusion, relaxation and making friends in the community garden space, followed by a community lunch at 12.30pm.

Click here to read about the garden.

West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup @ West Brunswick Community Garden & Food Forest, Behind Moreland Child Care Centre,
Feb 3 @ 10:00 – 12:00

No need to come every week or stay the whole time or even do any gardening, you can just come along, say hello and sit about and enjoy the view and have a cuppa. Everyone welcome.

Click here to read about the garden.

Feb
4
Sat
Reynard Street Community Garden (Coburg) working bee @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Feb 4 @ 09:00 – 12:00

One of the volunteers, John, runs this monthly working bee.

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Links Community Garden Lalor meetup @ Links Community Garden Lalor
Feb 4 @ 10:00 – 12:00

All people of all ages are welcome, whether you’re a gardening wizard or don’t know a root from a branch.

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Macleod Community Garden working bee @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Feb 4 @ 13:00 – 16:00

Go and plant seeds and seedlings or just join them for a cuppa in a beautiful tranquil setting.

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Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Feb 4 @ 13:00 – 15:00

Regular working bee. Everyone welcome.

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Feb
5
Sun
Fawkner Food Bowls get together @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Feb 5 @ 10:00 – 13:00

Working bee, market stall and socialising.

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Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Feb 5 @ 10:30 – 12:30

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Northcote Community Gardens working bee @ Northcote Community Gardens
Feb 5 @ 11:00 – 13:00

Next to the Northcote train station.

There is some sharing of food and drink after the working bee so feel free to take a plate of food to share.

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Regent Community Garden (Reservoir) @ The Regent Centre
Feb 5 @ 13:00 – 16:00

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Feb
6
Mon
Whittlesea Community Garden @ Whittlesea Community Garden
Feb 6 @ 08:30 – 11:30
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Feb 6 @ 10:00 – 12:00

SEEDs is a communal garden, that grows natural networks, skills, mutual opportunities, friendships, organic food and community for all who are involved in it. Join them to give a hand and help their garden grow – weeding, planting, mulching, harvesting, turning compost, etc. Or just hang out with their beautiful community for a cup of tea.

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Feb
7
Tue
Panton Hill community garden session @ Panton Hill Neighbourhood House
Feb 7 @ 09:00 – 11:00

These meet ups happen during school terms only. You have to become a member, but membership is free and you can join at any time. Bother experienced gardeners and absolute beginners welcome.

Each week, a horticulturalist will talk about some aspect of edible gardening.

Watsonia Community Garden @ Watsonia Library
Feb 7 @ 10:00 – 11:00

Meet with like-minded gardeners in their sustainable garden to swap ideas, plants, listen to lectures and watch demonstrations on all things gardening.

Click here to read about the garden.

Feb
8
Wed
Living & Learning Eltham Community Veggie Garden @ Nillumbik Living & Learning Centre
Feb 8 @ 09:30 – 11:30

Feel free to drop by to have a look at the garden, to find out more and to meet the garden volunteer coordinator, Trevor.

Click here to read about the garden.

Newton Street Community Garden @ Newton Street Community Garden
Feb 8 @ 09:30 – 12:00

A drop-in gardening session, facilitated by the DIVRS Urban Food Program, which everyone is welcome to attend. There is always plenty of weeding, watering, planting and harvesting to do!

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Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Feb 8 @ 10:00 – 12:00

No garden of your own? Would you like be able to share some fresh produce? Go along and join Span’s gardening team. Wheelchair accessible, fun and supportive. You just need your skills, or want to develop skills.

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Macleod Community Garden working bee @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Feb 8 @ 13:00 – 16:00

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Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Feb 8 @ 18:00 – 20:00

During the year, the start time varies from 6pm to 7pm. Before going, therefore, check with them by email.

Take something to share at their communal meal.

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Feb
9
Thu
Whittlesea Community Garden @ Whittlesea Community Garden
Feb 9 @ 08:30 – 12:30
Edible Hub meetup (Hurstbridge) @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Feb 9 @ 09:30 – 11:30

Looking to feel productive, stay healthy, and contribute to local food resilience? Go along to the community garden on any Thursday morning to meet others for an informal catch up and low-energy gardening session. No experience is required, just a willingness to get your hands dirty and help your fellow community members to sow, plant, harvest, weed, compost, and chat (heavy on the chatting, really). Take yourself, a pair of gloves, and learn how you can help grow food and community.

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Garden of Plenty Community Garden get together @ Diamond Valley Library
Feb 9 @ 10:00 – 11:00

Meet their volunteer gardeners to share tips and ideas, contributing to the maintenance of the community garden.

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SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Feb 9 @ 10:00 – 12:00

Everyone welcome. Help them continue to transform their garden into an edible, beautiful and educational sanctuary for all who pass through their gates.

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Feb
10
Fri
Reynard Street Community Garden (Coburg) inclusive gardening group @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Feb 10 @ 10:00 – 13:00

Join this gardening group with a focus on inclusion, relaxation and making friends in the community garden space, followed by a community lunch at 12.30pm.

Click here to read about the garden.

West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup @ West Brunswick Community Garden & Food Forest, Behind Moreland Child Care Centre,
Feb 10 @ 10:00 – 12:00

No need to come every week or stay the whole time or even do any gardening, you can just come along, say hello and sit about and enjoy the view and have a cuppa. Everyone welcome.

Click here to read about the garden.

Feb
11
Sat
Tables Community Garden (Heathmont) get together @ Heathmont Baptist Church
Feb 11 @ 09:30 – 12:30

Tend to the garden together, learn new skills and share stories around the morning tea table. Anyone from the local community is welcome.

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Links Community Garden Lalor meetup @ Links Community Garden Lalor
Feb 11 @ 10:00 – 12:00

All people of all ages are welcome, whether you’re a gardening wizard or don’t know a root from a branch.

Click here to read about the garden.

Northcote Community Gardens working bee @ Northcote Community Gardens
Feb 11 @ 11:00 – 13:00

Next to the Northcote train station.

There is some socialising after the working bee.

Click here to read about the garden.

Macleod Community Garden working bee @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Feb 11 @ 13:00 – 16:00

Go and plant seeds and seedlings or just join them for a cuppa in a beautiful tranquil setting.

Click here to read about the garden.

Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Feb 11 @ 13:00 – 15:00

Regular working bee. Everyone welcome.

Click here to read about the garden.

Feb
12
Sun
Fawkner Food Bowls get together @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Feb 12 @ 10:00 – 13:00

Working bee, market stall and socialising.

Read about the community garden.

West Brunswick Community Garden communal gardening working bee @ West Brunswick Community Garden & Food Forest, Behind Moreland Child Care Centre,
Feb 12 @ 10:00 – 12:00

Their monthly communal gardening group working bee where they focus on their communal garden beds. All welcome.

Click here to read about the garden.

Bellfield Community Garden garden club @ Bellfield Community Garden, Bellfield Community Hub
Feb 12 @ 10:30 – 12:30

This is a social event themed around gardening. Stay for a little while or for the whole time. Talk with gardeners – experienced and not-so-experienced. Learn from each other and from the long-time gardeners who run the club.

Click here to read about the garden.

Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Feb 12 @ 10:30 – 12:30

Click here to read about the garden.

Regent Community Garden (Reservoir) @ The Regent Centre
Feb 12 @ 13:00 – 16:00

Click here to read about the garden.

Feb
13
Mon
Whittlesea Community Garden @ Whittlesea Community Garden
Feb 13 @ 08:30 – 11:30
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Feb 13 @ 10:00 – 12:00

SEEDs is a communal garden, that grows natural networks, skills, mutual opportunities, friendships, organic food and community for all who are involved in it. Join them to give a hand and help their garden grow – weeding, planting, mulching, harvesting, turning compost, etc. Or just hang out with their beautiful community for a cup of tea.

Click here to read about the garden.

Feb
14
Tue
Panton Hill community garden session @ Panton Hill Neighbourhood House
Feb 14 @ 09:00 – 11:00

These meet ups happen during school terms only. You have to become a member, but membership is free and you can join at any time. Bother experienced gardeners and absolute beginners welcome.

Each week, a horticulturalist will talk about some aspect of edible gardening.

Watsonia Community Garden @ Watsonia Library
Feb 14 @ 10:00 – 11:00

Meet with like-minded gardeners in their sustainable garden to swap ideas, plants, listen to lectures and watch demonstrations on all things gardening.

Click here to read about the garden.

Kitchen garden after school at Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) @ Diamond Valley Library
Feb 14 @ 15:45 – 16:45

Dig in the garden, pick fresh veggies and prepare dishes to share and enjoy. Part of the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden program.

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Feb
15
Wed
Living & Learning Eltham Community Veggie Garden @ Nillumbik Living & Learning Centre
Feb 15 @ 09:30 – 11:30

Feel free to drop by to have a look at the garden, to find out more and to meet the garden volunteer coordinator, Trevor.

Click here to read about the garden.

Newton Street Community Garden @ Newton Street Community Garden
Feb 15 @ 09:30 – 12:00

A drop-in gardening session, facilitated by the DIVRS Urban Food Program, which everyone is welcome to attend. There is always plenty of weeding, watering, planting and harvesting to do!

Click here to read about the garden.

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