Grow Your Own Food Gardening Workshops

Grow Your Own Food

The Paralowie Communal Garden runs a wide range of workshops during the year (March - November). Often featuring special guests and experts in the field of horticulture.

Upcoming opportunities at the Garden (cnr Waterloo Cnr Rd and Halba Crescent) include:

 Winter Activities Calendar Click here (PDF, 849KB)


‘Friends of the Garden group’, ‘Seed Bank group’ and ‘Propagation group’ (for adults over 50).

Promotional flyer (PDF, 966KB)

 Learn Gardening Skills sessions (for adults of any age)

Bookings essential -  8406 8225     Cost $4 per person


‘Flowers for Attracting Butterflies’              Tuesday 15 August, 9.30am to 11.00am
Bring butterflies to your garden. Sow seeds for growing flowers over spring and summer to attract butterflies to your garden. Take home seeds and punnets for your own garden

Flowers_for_attract_butterflies.pdf (PDF, 335KB)


‘Pumpkin Scones with a Quiz Morning’       Thursday 17 August, 10.00am to 12noon
Enjoy our delicious pumpkin scones (made from pumpkins from the garden) whilst testing your knowledge on gardening and related issues with our quiz

PG_quiz_and_scones.pdf (PDF, 204KB)


'Mediterranean Vegetables' Tuesday 22 August, 9.30am to 11.00am                                                                                                                                                                                      Learn about preparing the soil, what seeds to sow and how to get an early start for a productive garden and delicious Mediterranean dishes over Summer

 Mediterranean_Veg_for_Summer.docx (DOCX, 3MB)


'Open Day' Tuesday 29 August, 9.30am to 12noon                                                                                                                                                                                                                     FREE  Come and visit our garden to see our latest endeavours. Meet some of the gardeners, find out how you can become involved, or just enjoy spending time in the garden with like-minded people.

 open_day_29_Aug_21.7.17.pdf (PDF, 438KB)


 Notes from Past Workshops

Grow your own Food workshop - Session 1 (PDF, 409KB) 

Grow your own Food workshop - Session 2 (PDF, 1011KB) 

Grow your own Food workshop - Session 3 (PDF, 282KB) 

Grow your own Food workshop - Session 4 (PDF, 2MB)