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My Smart Garden hosts a range of events and workshops to encourage sustainable gardening.

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  • Edible gardens open day

    Edible gardens open day

    Ascot Vale Special school, 1 Tasma Ave, Ascot Vale – tours at 12pm and 2pm Dylan and Jo’s place, 37 Dover St, Flemington – tours at 11am and 1pm Come …
  • Permablitz – a food garden working bee

    Permablitz – a food garden working bee

    The fun bit…. Roll your sleeves up, help revamp the garden at this day program for people recovering from mental ilness and learn some new skills along the way.  At …
  • Balcony gardening: Small space, big feast!

    Balcony gardening: Small space, big feast!

    Just how do you maximise your harvest in a minimum of space?  Which plants give a long-lasting harvest so you get the most value for your efforts? We look at …
  • Crop rotation and natural pest control

    Crop rotation and natural pest control

    Crop rotation and natural pest control Saturday 26 May, 11am-1pm Altona Meadows Primary School 78-88 Alma Ave, Altona Meadows   How do we invite in the good insects and other natural …
  • Lazy person’s guide to composting and worm farming

    Lazy person’s guide to composting and worm farming

      Lazy person’s guide to composting and worm farming Saturday 2 June, 1-3pm Farnham Street Neighbourhood Learning Centre 28 Farnham St, Flemington Composting sometimes gets a bad rap as a …
  • Know thy soil: practical soils workshop

    Know thy soil: practical soils workshop

    Know thy soil: practical soils workshop Saturday 16 June, 1.30-3.30pm Newport Bowling Club 4 Market St, Newport Learn the fundamentals of soil and how to improve it. You can bring …
  • Healthy fruit trees

    Healthy fruit trees

    Healthy fruit trees Saturday 30 June, 1.30-3.30pm East Keilor Community Garden 10A Tuppal Place East Keilor Learn all aspects of caring for fruit trees from choosing trees to suit your …
  • Wild greens walking tour and workshop

    Wild greens walking tour and workshop

    Learn to harvest, prepare and use edible wild greens commonly found in backyards, such as dandelion, chicory, thistle, stinging nettle and cat’s ear. These ‘weeds’ are simple to prepare and …
  • Summer vegie gardening

    Summer vegie gardening

    Spring is the time get your summer vegies going so you can enjoy home-grown tasty tomatoes, basil, cucumbers, capsicums, eggplant, beans, salad greens, zucchini, corn… the list goes on. This …
  • Tour de Coop – a self guided tour of chicken coops in Altona

    Tour de Coop – a self guided tour of chicken coops in Altona

    Sunday 23 September, 12pm — 4pm Various coops at private homes in Altona Book in to receive the addresses (and so we can manage the numbers!) See inspiring eggxamples of …