Paralowie Garden and Gardening Workshops

Grow Your Own Food

The Paralowie Garden runs a wide range of workshops during the year (March - November). 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 hereUpcoming opportunities at the Garden (cnr Waterloo Cnr Rd and Halba Crescent) are listed below.


May 2019

Workshops are open to adults of any age. To book into a workshop, phone 8406 8225. Bookings essential : Cost $4

'Growing Fruit and Nuts at Home'

Tuesday 21 May 2019 // 1pm - 2.30pm

Facilitator Ross Pitman is an active member of the Rare Fruit Society and has more than 50 years gardening experience (25 years on his family's commercial citrus and stone fruit orchard). This talk covers essentials of establishing a home orchard, including nut trees. Discussed are : selecting the best location, how to prepare the soil, buying healthy trees and on-going management. For a print friendly flyer of the workshop, please click on this link.     

*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. 


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