Gardening groups in Stonnington

ABC Community Garden

88 Kooyong Rd, Armadale 3143

A community garden within the grounds of the Armadale Baptist Church. The garden is run by volunteers and open to all. More than just a garden, it’s a place to discover sustainable, productive and creative living. A communal compost site is located at the front of the garden.



All About Gardens

Online conversation held monthly for Stonnington residents aged 55+

A monthly conversation for garden lovers in Stonnington presented by the City of Stonnington’s Aged and Diversity team. Each month, hear from gardening experts who will share information and advice on how to keep a garden alive and vibrant, maintaining local gardens, what’s in season and what’s not, and more. Plus have the chance to share what you’re growing and what gardening means to you. To get involved, call 8290 1333 or email


Friends of Gardiners Creek Valley

A volunteer group re-establishing indigenous flora and habitat along the Gardiners Creek and Back Creek wildlife corridors since 1992. Its area of operation extends from Great Valley Road, Glen Iris to Winton Road in Ashburton & East Malvern.




Friends of the Urban Forest

A local volunteer group bringing neighbours together to help care for and learn about Indigenous plants and fauna in the Urban Forest Reserve in Malvern, and to enhance community wellbeing and greening. Supported by the City of Stonnington. To register your interest, email Faye at


Gardeners of East Malvern Station (GEMS)

A planting project at the East Malvern Railway station that is beautifying the train station, creating a wildlife corridor to attract birds and insects and bringing neighbours together. Part of Keep Victoria Beautiful’s Stationeers program. To get involved, email Faye at


Prahran Stationeers

A group of local community volunteers enhancing and greening Prahran railway station as part of the Keep Victoria Beautiful Stationeers program. To get involved, email Julie at


Rewilding Stonnington

A local group dedicated to reintroducing indigenous and endemic plants to Stonnington and to raise public awareness and connection with the pre-colonial heritage of our local area. Working on nature strips and other underutilised land in Stonnington. To get involved, email or visit their Instagram.