An Inspiring Thornbury Garden

A garden created by Sharon and Craig Harris, recently opened to the public in Melbourne as part of SGA's Open Gardens and Tours program, attracted a…

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Roses, Salvias and Sustainability

In Glen Waverley, Melbourne, a committed gardener has created what many might view as a fairly traditional garden – white picket fence and roses –…

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A Community Water Conservation Project

Sometimes it’s possible to achieve multiple outcomes at the same time. Through government assistance, a Melbourne community has been able to harvest…

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A Productive Townhouse Garden

Would you think it is possible to grow 23 different fruiting trees and shrubs, have chickens and bees in a townhouse garden on a standard dual…

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Farmers’ Markets

The first farmers’ market started in Victoria in 1998 in the Yarra Valley.  There are now at least 180 farmer's markets across Australia, around half…

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More Sharon’s garden plants

Sharon's garden in Thornbury was massed with a variety of plants.  Many visitors asked for their names.  Here are some of them. Parthenocissus…

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Guerilla Gardening with a Difference

The movement called “guerrilla gardening” has taken off around the world. It is usually gardening on an unused piece of public land to produce food…

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Conserving Indigenous Remnant Vegetation at Heide

“There is a growing and strong, but quite unscientific ‘feeling’ that the bush must be saved and I believe this feeling should be encouraged to the…

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Yackandandah Community Garden is blooming marvellous

Yackandandah is an historic country town tucked away in foothills of the Stanley State Forest in north east Victoria. It is a warm place with a…

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Ashwood College Permaculture Food Garden – Sustainable Gardening in Good Company

Exciting things are afoot in the Ashwood College Permaculture Food Garden. New volunteer gardeners keep coming back to make a difference. They help…

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