Looking for a new skill?
Learn all about maintaining a garden with our new program.
Session will include general garden maintenance, garden safely, plant identification, and propagate cutting.
This is an intensive 5-week course run across Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30am – 1:30pm (8 hours per week for 5-weeks)
This is a funded class, cost $50 per term (payment plans available if required)
Our beautiful community garden is open to all the community.
Feel free to stroll around and pull a few weeds or pick some veg for your own use.
Just please don’t take everything.
Work on projects together and ones you can do at home on your own.
Learn what interesting pots and dishes you can use and how to drill them safely, so they drain well.
Visit a different garden each month and get tips on how to grow plants in your own garden
Every Second Saturday of the month at the Harvest Centre. Try new seeds for your veggie garden or swap any excess produce you may have at our monthly swap meetings.
There is no cost for Wonthaggi Neighbourhood Centre Members.
Non members: $6
If you are interested in gtowing your own fresh, healthy food and sharing gardening ideas and skills with others, join the Garden Group weekly get togethers
If you enjoy working in a hands-on environment or putting your practical skills to the test, then this course is for you! This exciting 7-week course held at Wild Food Farm in Rhyll with an expert horticulturist, will provide you valuable skills in plant growth, soils, machinery operation and disease control, establishing and maintaining garden beds and experiencing everything the horticulture industry has to offer in a fun and practical environment. You’ll also develop the ability to identify, select, cultivate appropriate varieties of Australian native plants.
The Silver Banksia native plant group meets at the Centre on Monday mornings.
Learning and sharing information about native/indigenous plants of our area, weed identification, propagation and seed collection as well as some ‘out n about’ activities.
There is also interest in establishing a native plant nursery in the district and partnering with other groups to undertake larger planting/revegetation projects.
You can be as involved as much or little as you like.
Our Garden supports the community and Foodbank with lots of flowers and vegies.
If you have a passion for gardening, contact the Hub Manager for more information.