Monday, November 13, 2017

Garden Design Workshop at Brunswick Neighbouhood House

Design a Potager Garden

With Elspeth Brock

Learn general design principles with Elspeth Brock suitable for making a community garden. In this workshop Elspeth will take a special look at potager gardens, garden spaces that are both useful and aesthetically pleasing. Elspeth will also touch on permaculture kitchen garden designs and food forests. All three garden designs are suitable for both community gardens or trying out at home.

Dates: Saturday 18th & 25th November
Times: 10am-12:30pm both days

Where: Brunswick Neighbourhood House Community Garden
Rear of 43A De Carle St Brunswick

Cost: $35 full/ $30 Conc

Bookings Essential

Email: info@bnhc.vic.edu.au
Phone: 9386 9418
http://www.bnhc.vic.edu.au/index.php/courses/workshops

Friday, November 3, 2017

Garden Fiesta 2017 @ Peppertree Place

GARDEN FIESTA 11th November

10am - 4pm

Feast on the huge line up of fantastic musicians - Jukebox Racket, Ukulele Ewie, Spaghetti Western, Thornberries 
and Toni Swain plus more!! 
 Free amazing workshops will be on offer at Fiesta - check this line up out!!


An all day Garden Design Clinic will be on offer with Yvonne Pecujac, from Gardens of Delight. Visit Yvonne and troubleshoot your garden problems or find answers to tricky design and plant questions. Find inspiration on how to create beautiful sustainable low-maintenance gardens.

***Sorry folks the IncrEdible Food Swap that we usually run the first Saturday every month is not on this weekend - but instead we'll have Fiesta on the 11th November!!! Hooray!!!

Peppertree Nursery will still be open for usual trading from 11am- 4pm this Saturday so please do pop in!!

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Backyard Harvest Festival Program and Tickets have been released!

The Backyard Harvest Festival has inspired home gardeners since it first began in 2011, helping build a strong sense of community around homegrown and homemade food. The 2017 festival is taking place from Saturday 18 - Sunday 26 November. This year Darebin Council is partnering with Moreland Council to deliver the festival, which means there are over 34 inspiring and diverse garden tours and workshops to participate in across Darebin and Moreland.
Learn about keeping bees, worm farming, fruit tree grafting and how to attract beneficial insects to your food garden.
Tours and workshops cost $10 ($5 Concession) Children are free. To download the porgram and book tickets, go to www.darebin.vic.gov.au/backyardharvest
Take advantage of 20% off the ticket price when you attend 3 or more events. Enter the promotional code MultiBYH17 in the booking window OF ALL THREE (or more) OF THE EVENTS YOU PURCHASE (don't just enter it at the last event you won't get the full discount)
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