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Paralowie Garden and Gardening Workshops

Grow Your Own Food

The Paralowie Garden runs a wide range of workshops during the year, often featuring special guests and experts in the field of horticulture.

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

Gardening Temporary Closure

The garden is closed between Thursday 19 March 2020 to Thursday 23 April 2020 inclusive.

Please phone 8406 8525 for updates.

Gardening Workshops

Upcoming opportunities at the Paralowie Garden

Please see the attached activities flyer for February and March for further information.
The garden is located corner Waterloo Cnr Rd and Halba Crescent. 

Bookings essential.   Telephone: 8406 8525

Cost $4

Tuesday 18 February 10am to 11.30am Gardening Information Share
Thursday 20 February 9.30am to 11.30am Open Morning
Tuesday 3 March 10am to 11.30am Gardening Information Share
Tuesday 3 March 1pm to 2.30pm Compost and Building Healthy Soils
Thursday 5 March 10am to 11.30am Pumpkin Harvest Celebration
Thursday 5 March 1pm to 2.30pm Starting a Veggie Patch essentials
Thursday 12 March 9.30am to 11.30am Open Morning
Thursday 12 March 1pm to 2.30pm Starting a Veggie Patch soil fertilising
Tuesday 17 March 10am to 11.30am Gardening Information Share
Thursday 19 March 11.30am to 1pm Sharing a Meal Music, Friends and Food in a Garden Setting - cancelled
Thursday 19 March 1pm to 2.30pm Starting a Veggie Patch growing know how - cancelled


*Please note : workshops are cancelled when the temperature is forecast for over 33 degrees for ELIZABETH as forecast by the Bureau the night before the workshop. 


Important notice

Remember, if you feel unwell or unsure please contact your doctor or seek medical advice before attending this event. In the interest of public health, please do not attend this event if you have travelled overseas in the past month, and you have a fever with a cough, sore throat or shortness of breath, or you have been in close contact with a proven case of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Gardening Tips

Salisbury Seniors Magazine Issue 19, pg 5 has a short article about Backyard Fruit Trees.

The article briefly discusses two tips to get the most from you fruit trees, which includes pruning and protecting it.

To find out more about netting fruit trees - read the detailed article here.


Social Activities in the Garden

For adults over 50 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 more information about these groups, click here.

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.


Notes from Past Workshops