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Latest Events

Join free events in your neighbourhood and online. Get your questions answered by local experts with reliable, practical advice. Enjoy tours of inspirational places and meet your local gardening community. Bring any surplus seeds, plants and produce to swap and share too!

Winter Wisdom for Fruit Trees: Pruning and care tips

Winter Wisdom for Fruit Trees: Pruning and care tips

Online event held via Zoom. Participants will receive a link via email once booked.
Free event
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Healthy Soils

Healthy Soils

Mulberry Wy, Altona North VIC 3025, Australia
Free event
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Olives to Oil Westside: Open Day

Werribee Park Community Farm, Gate 5/320 K Rd, Werribee South VIC 3030, Australia
Free event
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Our Focus

My Smart Garden is a free program that will help you grow food, shelter your home from the sun and wind, create homes for native plants and animals, use water wisely and reduce waste. Learn about the five themes:

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Food

Grow your own food with minimum effort and space

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Shelter

Make your home more comfortable all year round

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Water

Use our most precious resource wisely

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Habitat

Create homes for local plants and wildlife

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Waste

Transform waste materials into garden resources

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Resources

Missed an event? Check out previous event notes and recordings, plus videos from our local gardening experts.

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Preserving Fruit at Home

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Wild Edible Garden Design

21.05.24
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Creating Habitat Gardens

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Case Studies

Shotaro's small garden in Altona

Shotaro has transformed a small space into a productive oasis filled with unusual herbs and vegetables that reflect his Japanese heritage.

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My Smart Garden is a free sustainable gardening education program run collaboratively by partner Councils in metropolitan Naarm/Melbourne.