Calendar of community garden events

 

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Oct
1
Sat
Links Community Garden Lalor meetup @ Links Community Garden Lalor
Oct 1 @ 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
Oct 1 @ 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
Oct 1 @ 13:00 – 15:00

Regular working bee. Everyone welcome.

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Oct
2
Sun
Fawkner Food Bowls get together @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Oct 2 @ 10:00 – 13:00

Working bee, market stall and socialising.

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Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Oct 2 @ 10:30 – 12:30

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Gardening with kids @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Oct 2 @ 11:00 – 12:30

Children will be able to sow veggie seeds and plant seedlings – and take home their plants. They can also learn about composting and get hands-on with worms! For kids who enjoy getting arty fun, there will be a junior art area with Jodi Wiley.

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Northcote Community Gardens working bee @ Northcote Community Gardens
Oct 2 @ 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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Gardening tips for adults @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Oct 2 @ 13:00 – 14:30

Be treated to expert advice on raising seedlings and Spring planting, together with the nitty-gritty of producing garden-enhancing compost.

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Regent Community Garden (Reservoir) @ The Regent Centre
Oct 2 @ 13:00 – 16:00

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Oct
3
Mon
Whittlesea Community Garden @ Whittlesea Community Garden
Oct 3 @ 08:30 – 11:30
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Oct 3 @ 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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Panton Hill community garden meetup @ Panton Hill Neighbourhood House
Oct 3 @ 15:00 – 17:00

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.

Oct
4
Tue
Watsonia Community Garden @ Watsonia Library
Oct 4 @ 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.

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Oct
5
Wed
Living & Learning Eltham Community Veggie Garden @ Nillumbik Living & Learning Centre
Oct 5 @ 09:30 – 11:00

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

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Newton Street Community Garden @ Newton Street Community Garden
Oct 5 @ 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
Oct 5 @ 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
Oct 5 @ 13:00 – 16:00

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Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Oct 5 @ 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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Oct
6
Thu
Whittlesea Community Garden @ Whittlesea Community Garden
Oct 6 @ 08:30 – 12:30
Edible Hub meetup (Hurstbridge) @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Oct 6 @ 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
Oct 6 @ 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
Oct 6 @ 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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Oct
7
Fri
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Oct 7 @ 10:00 – 13:00

A small group of gardening volunteers meets every Friday at 10 am and works until 12:30 pm when they break for a free community lunch! They incorporate produce from the garden into these weekly community lunches. New visitors and volunteers would be more than welcome.

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West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup @ West Brunswick Community Garden & Food Forest, Behind Moreland Child Care Centre,
Oct 7 @ 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.

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Oct
8
Sat
Tables Community Garden (Heathmont) get together @ Heathmont Baptist Church
Oct 8 @ 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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Celebration of trees – planting and tour @ St Johns Riverside Community Garden, St Johns Anglican Church
Oct 8 @ 10:00 – 12:00

Learn how to plant a tree properly and then Join Ben Kenyon for a tour of the local trees.

Note that there is a related event in the afternoon.

Condell Growers and Sharers Community Garden working bee (Fitzroy) @ Condell Growers and Sharers Community Garden
Oct 8 @ 10:00 – 12:30

Across the road from Fitzroy Town Hall.

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Links Community Garden Lalor meetup @ Links Community Garden Lalor
Oct 8 @ 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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Northcote Community Gardens working bee @ Northcote Community Gardens
Oct 8 @ 11:00 – 13:00

Next to the Northcote train station.

There is some socialising after the working bee.

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Rushall Community Garden open day @ Rushall Community Garden
Oct 8 @ 12:00 – 15:00

See community gardening in action and pick up some homegrown goodies. The activities will include: a workshop on gardening in small spaces (at 1.30pm); seedlings and fresh garden produce for sale; baked goods, homemade jams and preserves; gardeners working their plots and sharing tips; and a BBQ, homemade lemon cordial, coffee and tea.

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Macleod Community Garden working bee @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Oct 8 @ 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
Oct 8 @ 13:00 – 15:00

Regular working bee. Everyone welcome.

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Celebration of trees and gardens @ St Johns Riverside Community Garden, St Johns Anglican Church
Oct 8 @ 14:00 – 15:30

Celebrate the planting of trees and the development of the community garden.

Note that there is a related event in the morning.

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Willsmere Kitchen Garden party @ Willsmere Kitchen Garden
Oct 8 @ 14:00 – 17:00

Join them for a day of food, music and fun for all the family. Devonshire tea by Ed’s Kitchen, smoothies by Bike n’ Blend, music by Three Legged Dog (and friends), face painting, etc.

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Oct
9
Sun
Fawkner Food Bowls get together @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Oct 9 @ 10:00 – 13:00

Working bee, market stall and socialising.

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Merri Corner Community Garden (Brunswick East) open garden / working bee @ Merri Corner Community Garden
Oct 9 @ 10:00 – 12:00

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West Brunswick Community Garden communal gardening working bee @ West Brunswick Community Garden & Food Forest, Behind Moreland Child Care Centre,
Oct 9 @ 10:00 – 12:00

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

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Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Oct 9 @ 10:30 – 12:30

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Regent Community Garden (Reservoir) @ The Regent Centre
Oct 9 @ 13:00 – 16:00

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Marra Guwiyap Community Garden celebration and launch @ Marra Guwiyap Community Garden
Oct 9 @ 13:30 – 17:00

To be launched by local MP Kat Theophanous.

This garden, also known as Croxton Community Garden, is run by local volunteers who work together to grow vegetables, learn organic gardening, and enjoy each other’s company. Go and celebrate with them.

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Pentridge Community Garden open day @ Pentridge Community Garden
Oct 9 @ 13:30 – 16:30

There will be: garden tours; a produce swap; sales of manure and straw; and flower and veggie seedlings for sale.

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Sylvester Hive Oktoberfest @ Pavilion School grounds
Oct 9 @ 14:30 – 18:30

Go and meet your local community. Take a plate to share. Learn h?ow to make sauerkraut and homemade pretzels.

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