Posts Tagged ‘vegetable growing’
|31 March , 2012|
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Posted in Events by kheffer on February 17th, 2012
|4 March , 2012|
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Posted in Seeking by Kate Archdeacon on January 27th, 2012
Source: Sustainable Gardening Australia (SGA)
We are looking for volunteers to grow and supply produce for the first Home Harvest Regional Feast. The feast will be held in Eltham (Victoria), so anyone who can get there is welcome to take part. Sign up as a grower and receive a free seasonal meal created using Grower’s produce at the feast. All registered growers will receive a small gift of vegetable seeds.
When: 22nd April, 2012
Where: Edendale, Gastons Road Eltham, Vic
Who: All growers are welcome, no matter what your level of experience or the size of your garden.
To register head to www.nillumbik.vic.gov.au or phone (03) 9433 3206.
Even if you are not from around the area, you can still click here to download your FREE Home Harvest Booklet of practical information on how to grow delicious, healthy produce in the temperate zone and connect with your local community.
Download a pdf with all the Feast info.
Posted in Events by EcoCentre on January 25th, 2012
|11 February , 2012|
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Port Phillip Urban Food Network – PPUFFN – is hosting its first ever veggie growers competition
We’re searching for the best offerings from edible gardens right across Port Phillip. As well be as well as local food growing entrants, we need spectators to help us decide the winners! There are 5 entry categories, including best-tasting tomato variety, monster veg & most unusual edible plant. Plus an honorary award for the most weird and wonderful looking contribution!
$450 prize pool / winners by popular choice / swap tips with other food gardeners.
So, get ready for some horticultural muscle flexing and join us on the day!
Saturday 11 February, 11am
St Kilda Youth Service Training Site, Cnr Pickles & Richardson St, Port Melbourne
(only 5 mins from Bay St shopping st)
Enquiries: paula – 0417 501 383 / email@example.com
Posted in Events by kheffer on January 24th, 2012
|11 February , 2012|
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The 10-12 session is now booked out, but there is a second session from 1-3pm available. The workshop is aimed at Moonee Valley and Hobsons Bay residents. If space permits, other people may be able to attend.
Posted in Events by kheffer on October 11th, 2011
|15 October , 2011|
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We’ll help you take those very first steps to grow your own food covering the basics of soil, water wise gardening, natural pest control, organic fertilising and no-dig gardening.
When: Saturday 15 October, 10-12pm
Where: Strathmore Heights Community Centre,1 Boeing Rd, Strathmore Heights
Workshops are free. To book, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 9932 1142
Now that the weather’s warmed up, we’ve got some great FREE spring gardening workshops to really get you going!
More sustainable gardening workshops here.
The My Smart Garden program helps residents use their back yards, balconies or courtyards to live more sustainably by growing their own food, shading their home, recycling wastes and using water wisely. As well as access to workshops, Moonee Valley and Hobsons Bay residents who sign up to the My Smart Garden program receive smart gardening information, discounts from local garden suppliers and can win great prizes every month. You could win a rain garden worth $500 in October and a Fowler’s preserving kit worth $250 in November.
If you live outside these council areas, you’re still welcome to attend workshops and sign up for the program, but ineligible for prizes.