Tag Archives: Ivanhoe Community Garden

Looking for a new home

Members of the garden are saddened to discover that our community garden cannot continue at the current Tate Street site in Ivanhoe. The Uniting Church of Australia needs to sell the land to help repay it’s $56 million debt associated … Continue reading

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Masters Sausage Sizzle: Raising funds for the garden

Members of the garden are running a sausage sizzle this coming Sunday (Sept 15) to raise funds for our garden.  As well as sausages there will be a selection of homemade cakes on offer.  Please come down and support us. … Continue reading

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New residents in the garden

We have some fantastic new inhabitants to look over our garden!  Take a look at the photos taken today and see if you can spot them. Our new friends are courtesy of the 10th Ivanhoe Cubs and they now are … Continue reading

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Propagating from cuttings made simple

Last Saturday, Robin from Sustainable Macleod volunteered her time and shared her expertise on propagating at the garden.  Enthusiastic gardeners gathered around the table to learn how to successfully propagate from cuttings.  The hands-on workshop was very informative as Robin … Continue reading

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Spring sprucing the garden

Sunday we had our first spring 2012 working bee. Weeding the food forest and applying sequential layers of cardboard, compost mulch and lucerne was a huge task undertaken by Lois, Sha, Sarah, Leanne, Kerry and myself – go girl power! … Continue reading

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Fruit tree pruning for success

Last Saturday we hosted our first fruit tree pruning workshop in conjunction with Transition Banyule.  More than 30 people gathered to learn pruning techniques from Robert Stringer, a local resident with a lot of experience gained from managing his 7-year-old … Continue reading

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Winter workings in the garden

We had a very productive working bee in the garden yesterday afternoon.  Our gardening community tidied up the garden underneath blue sunny skies that defied the weather forecast for hail.  It was great to meet new members, John and Ridhi. … Continue reading

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