Tag Archives: Ivanhoe

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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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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Open Day

The garden gate will be open on Saturday July 27 from 1.00 – 4.00 pm as we welcome members of the community to visit our garden in Ivanhoe. We have lots of fun activities planned including: 1.00 pm  Sausage sizzle … Continue reading

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Permaculture Workshop

The Ivanhoe Community Food Garden is hosting a permaculture workshop in the garden on Saturday April 20 from 2 – 4 pm.  Angie O’Connor will explain the principles of permaculture and give a guided tour around our food forest to … 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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Guardians of the Garden

When you next visit the garden you will find three handsome scarecrows amongst the plots and food forest. Our new guardians were built on site yesterday morning.  The thick fog and cool crisp air were not enough to stop eager … Continue reading

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