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:

 

Groups

There are a range of gardening groups available for you to choose from, such as ‘Friends of the Garden group’, ‘Seed Bank group’ and ‘Propagation group’ (for adults over 50). For more information about these groups, click here.

For those interested to know more about how it works at the Paralowie Communal Garden, including the membership process, click here.

 

Social Activities in the Garden

If you like being outdoors and in the garden you’ll love working in our garden. We have 23 garden beds to grow seasonal vegetables, numerous fruit trees, herbs and flowers. There is always something to do to and you are welcome to join any of the activities in the garden to keep it looking good for all to enjoy. Click here for more information.

 

Autumn Workshops Calendar 2018

To book into a workshop, phone 8406 8225. For more information on each session, click here

Date

Time

Session

Tuesday 6 March

9.30am to 12.00noon

Open Day

Thursday 15 March

1.00pm to 2.30pm

Starting a veggie patch 1 – planning

Thursday 22 March

1.00pm to 2.30pm

Starting a veggie patch 2 – soil preparation

Thursday 5 April

1.00pm to 2.30pm

Starting a veggie patch 3 – sow seed

Thursday 12 April

1.00pm to 2.30pm

Starting a veggie patch 4 – maintenance

Thursday 19 April

1.00pm to 2.30pm

Herbs – how to grow in pots

Thursday 3 May

1.00pm to 2.30pm

Composts – making your own fertiliser

Thursday 10 May

1.00pm to 2.30pm

Propagation – new plants from existing plants

Thursday 17 May

1.00pm to 2.30pm

Stone Fruit Trees

Thursday 31 May

9.30am to 12.00noon

Open Day

Hot Weather: If temperature above 32degrees sessions will be cancelled

 

Notes from Past Workshops

Magic Harvest Grow your own Food workshop - Session 1 

Magic Harvest Grow your own Food workshop - Session 2 

Magic Harvest Grow your own Food workshop - Session 3 

Magic Harvest Grow your own Food workshop - Session 4

Grow your own Food at Home in Salisbury - Getting Started

Grow your own Food at Home in Salisbury - Fertilising

Grow your own Food at Home in Salisbury - Building Good Soils

Summer garden tips - click to read here

Spring garden tips -  Seasonal Update