Apr 222015
 

New events

Native plant sale

What: An annual event by the Australian Plants Society – Yarra Yarra. Propagation demos, seeds, cuttings and graftings from midday. View the plant list.
When: Sunday, 3rd May, 10am-3pm.
Where: corner of Main Road & Brougham Street, Eltham.
Cost: free.
Enquiries/Bookings: Australian Plants Society Yarra Yarra by phone (9439 7228) or email.
Further information: LFC calendar entry.

Beekeeping – a taster

What: Obtain answers to your questions on the practical aspects of beekeeping and discover why keeping bees is a relaxing and a rewarding hobby for all the family.
When: Sunday, 10th May, 2pm.
Where: Edendale.
Cost: free.
Enquiries/Bookings: Edendale website.
Further information: Edendale website.

Soil matters

What: Learn about the soil food web and how you can recycle household and garden organic waste by setting up a worm farm or backyard compost system.
When: Saturday, 16th May, 2-4.30pm.
Where: Edendale.
Cost: free.
Enquiries/Bookings: Edendale website.
Further information: Edendale website.

If you know of any events that could usefully be included in the newsletter and website, email us. If you have a flyer, we can also include that. Just one request: please make sure that the details are in a form that we can copy/paste (i.e. not just a jpg).

Upcoming events from previous LFC News

Over the next week

None.

Over the next month

Click here for the complete calendar of upcoming events.

Some links

Glyphosate

It has been suggested (thanks, Richard!) that you might be interested in signing a petition about the use of glyphosate.

Efficiency in the kitchen to reduce food waste

NY Times article courtesy of Montmorency Community Group. Includes the great graphic reproduced here.

If you ever have some links to articles, websites, etc that you think could usefully be included in the newsletter and website, please email us.

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