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Upcoming Events & Workshops

 

Propagation for Spring Harvest

Saturday 13th July 2024, 9:30am - 12:30pm

Learn various methods of propagation, including starting from seed and using existing plants. This workshop will focus mainly on edibles and what to plant now for spring crops, as well as general principles. You will take away some plants to grow at home. Cost $5 (cash only) - Bookings essential - email bethaniabooking@gmail.com including your name and phone number 

Growing Healthy Citrus Trees

Sunday 4th August 2024, 9:30am - 11.30am

This workshop is an in-depth look at growing citrus trees, including lemons, oranges, mandarins, limes (and others). You will learn how to select, plant and care for these popular fruiting trees. The community garden’s variety of citrus trees allows the presenter to demonstrate fertilising, pruning and the identification, management and prevention of pests and diseases. Citrus grow well in our climate and, once established, can provide delicious fruit for decades.

Free - Bookings essential - email bethaniabooking@gmail.com including your name and phone number 

Harvest Share

Wednesday 14th August 2024 (Ekka Holiday), 10.00am - 11.30am

Everyone is welcome to join us for our Harvest Share, focusing on gardening, home grown food and local produce. 

Bring your friends and neighbours to wander through our productive garden, talk to our friendly gardeners, meet new people, have a cuppa, listen to some local music and celebrate local food growing and community. 

Are you a gardener or a foodie? Bring along any spare home grown produce or homemade food to share.

While this is not the venue to share household products, ornaments, clothing or books, it is the perfect opportunity to share the joys of our garden with your family and friends. 

Gold coin donation - No booking required

Growing Healthy Organic Fruit Trees

Sunday 1st September 2024 10:00am - 2:30pm

Growing fruiting trees is something anyone with space and desire can do, even on a small backyard scale. This workshop, led by permaculture expert and educator Michael Wardle, will use our community garden's food forest as a living classroom. He will guide participants through the establishment and ongoing maintenance of a successful organic fruit tree "orchard", including design, soil biology, health assessment and ongoing management. This workshop will assist you in developing your backyard food system and a resilient seasonal household food supply.

Free - Bookings essential - email bethaniabooking@gmail.com including your name and phone number 

A Beginners Guide to Organic Gardening

Sunday 8th September 2024, 9:30am - 12.00pm

Learn how to get the most from your garden and enjoy an abundance of organic vegetables. This hands-on workshop, designed for the beginner, will cover the basics of organic gardening, including location, soil and plant choice. You will then be ready to develop your own productive organic vegetable garden.

Free - Bookings essential - email bethaniabooking@gmail.com including your name and phone number 

Composting and Worm Farms

Sunday 13th October 2024, 9:30am - 11:30am

Join us for this hands-on workshop, where you will learn the basics of composting and worm farming, various types of composting and what is compostable. There will be time for troubleshooting problems and answering your questions.

Free - Bookings essential - email bethaniabooking@gmail.com including your name and phone number 

Harvest Share

Sunday 27th October 2024, 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Everyone is welcome to join us for our Harvest Share, focusing on gardening, home grown food and local produce. 

Bring your friends and neighbours to wander through our productive garden, talk to our friendly gardeners, meet new people, have a cuppa, listen to some local music and celebrate local food growing and community. 

Are you a gardener or a foodie? Bring along any spare home grown produce or homemade food to share.

While this is not the venue to share household products, ornaments, clothing or books, it is the perfect opportunity to share the joys of our garden with your family and friends. 

Gold coin donation - No booking required

Growing Organic Veggies for a Year Round Supply

Sunday 2nd March 2025, 9:30am - 11:30am

We have the opportunity to grow food all year round. Topics will include our South East Queensland seasons, plant choices and how to plan for a harvest throughout the year.

Free - Bookings essential - email bethaniabooking@gmail.com including your name and phone number 

Propagation for Winter and Spring Harvests

Thursday 13th March 2025, 9:30am - 12:30pm

Learn various methods of propagation, including starting from seed and using existing plants. This workshop will focus mainly on edibles and what to plant now for winter and spring crops, as well as general principles. You will take away some plants to grow at home.

Cost $5 (cash only) - Bookings essential - email bethaniabooking@gmail.com including your name and phone number 

Introduction to Permaculture in Suburbia

Sunday 4th May 2025, 10:00am - 2:30pm

Permaculture is the conscious design and maintenance of productive ecosystems which have diversity, stability, and resilience. Learn about its foundations and ethics and how these can be applied in an urban setting. Using the Community Garden as a demonstration, we will consider how permaculture can be incorporated into our own communities, homes, and lives.

Free - Bookings essential - email bethaniabooking@gmail.com including your name and phone number 

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