Sat 4th Feb (10am-1.15pm)
Preserving the Summer Bounty: Bottled Fruit, Jams, Pickles & Relishes Workshop at My Green Garden
Fri 10th Feb (9.30am-10.30am)
Doncaster Hill Community Garden Working Bee
Sat 11th Feb OR Weds 15th Feb (10am-1pm)
Preserving Know-How: Ways with Tomatoes Workshop at My Green Garden
Sun 12th Feb (9.30am and 10.30am)
Italian Pickles sott'olio - Preserving demonstrations Eltham Farmers Market
Sun 12th Feb
Clayton Festival 1-1.45pm Italian Pickles Sott'Olio
3-3.45pm Making Fruit Preserves
Fri 17th Feb (10am-1.15pm)
Preserving Know-How: Italian Savoury Preserves Workshop at My Green Garden
Thurs 23rd Feb (6.30pm-9pm)
Preparing for the Winter Harvest Class at Bulleen Art & Garden
Fri 24th Feb (9.30am-10.30am)
Doncaster Hill Community Garden Working Bee No booking needed.
Sat 25th Feb (10am-1pm) and (2pm-5pm)
Summer Fruit Preserving Workshop for My Smart Garden/City of Moonee Valley.
Sun 26th Feb (1pm-3.30pm)
Preserve your Summer Harvest Workshop for City of Stonnington. Free.
Tues 28th Feb (2pm-4.30pm)
Beginners Guide to Backyard Chooks Kew Library, Phyllis Hore Room.
Thurs 2nd March (6.30pm-9pm)
Sowing and Saving Seeds Workshop at Bulleen Art & Garden
Sat 4th March (11am-1.30pm)
Successful Seed Growing and Saving City of Brimbank.
Sun 5th March (10am-1pm)
Preserving the Harvest City of Monash.
Sun 5th March (2pm-4.30pm)
Grow Your Own, Eat Your Own - for Beginners City of Monash.
Tues 7th March (6.30pm-7.30pm)
Doncaster Hill Community Garden Working Bee TOPIC: The Great Tomato Taste Off.
Sat 11th March (booked out) OR Sun 12th March (9.30am-3pm)
Tomato Passata - the Traditional Way Workshop at My Green Garden. Includes lunch and refreshments.
Tues 14th March (6.30pm-7.30pm)
Doncaster Hill Community Garden Working Bee TOPIC: Seed Sowing for the Winter Productive Patch. No booking needed.
Thurs 16th March (6.30pm-9pm)
Growing Vegies is easier than you think Bulleen Art & Garden
Sat 18th March (1pm-4pm)
Kickstart your Winter Vegie Patch Workshop at My Green Garden
Tues 28th March (6.30pm-7.30pm)
Doncaster Hill Community Garden Working Bee TOPIC: Garlic and tips on growing nice big bulbs .
Thurs 23rd March (6.30pm-9pm)Healthy Productive Compost and Worms Bulleen Art & Garden
Sun 26th March (9.45am and repeated 11am)
Easy Zucchini Pickles Demonstrations at Eltham Farmers Market
Weds 29th March (7pm-9pm)
Preserving the Harvest Smarter Living Session for Whitehorse/Manningham Councils.
Sat 8th April (2pm-5pm)
Beginners Guide to Growing Your Own Fruit and Vegies Hobsons Bay-My Smart Garden.
Thurs 20th April (6.30pm-9pm)
The Joy of Backyard Chooks, Bulleen Art and Garden.
Friday 21st April (10am-12.15pm)
Artisan Pasta: Fettuccini, My Green Garden $50.
Sat 22nd April (9.30am-12noon) OR Fri 28th April
Olive Magic: Curing and Preserving Olives, My Green Garden at Massaros Winery, Kangaroo Ground
Sun 23rd April (10am-12.30pm)
Beginners Guide to Growing Vegetables, Benevolence Society Australia (private event)
Sat 29th April
DIY Worm Farms, Whittlesea Community Gardens
Fri 5th May (10.30am-12noon)
Composting and Worm Farming, Lalor Library (May Rd Lalor)
Sat 6th May (10am-1pm)
Produce to Plate City of Brimbank, St Albans Community Centre includes lunch prepared together.
Weds 10th May (11am-1pm)
Compost and Worms Whittlesea SOW at the Thomastown Community Gardens
Weds 10th May (8pm)
Growing and Using Italian Greens Doncaster Garden Club
Thurs 11th May (10am-1.15pm)
Safe Preserving: Jams, Pickles, Chutneys and Bottled Fruits My Green Garden
May 5, 12, 19, 26 June 2, 16, 23 (2-3pm) (pending weather)
Doncaster Hill Community Gardens working bees
Sat 20th May (11.30am & 12.15pm)
Pickling Workshop and Preserving Demos Docklands Harvest Festival
Weds 24th May (8pm)
Thrifty Gardening Preston Garden Club
Sun 4th June (10am-1.30pm)
Making Sausages and Salami - the Traditional Way with Chef Chappy. Workshop at My Green Garden $165 Bookings essential
Mon 5th June (10.30-11.30am)
Worm farming at home Thomastown Library
Thurs 8th June (10am-1.15pm)
Safe Preserving: Jams, Pickles, Chutneys and Bottled Fruits My Green Garden $70 Bookings essential
Tues 27th June
Pines Learning Cooking with the Senior VCAL students: home made pasta and sauces Private event
Sun 2nd July (10am-2pm)
Artisan Pasta: Ravioli and Cannelloni Workshop at My Green Garden $90 Booked out
Fri 7th July
Composting and Worm Farms with pre-schoolers Inservice for staff at the Camberwell Kindergarten and Child Care Centre Private event
Thurs 13th July 6.30-8.30pm
Beginners Composting City of Monash. Bookings essential. Free event
Fri 21st July 10am-1.15pm
The Age Old Art of Preserving: Bottled Fruits, Jams, Pickles and Chutneys My Green Garden $70 Bookings essential
Sun 23rd July 10am and 11am
Preserving Black Olives demonstrations and tastings Eltham Farmers' Market
Weds 26th July 10am-1.15pm
The Age Old Art of Preserving: Citrus Preserves - Marmalades, Curds, Preserved Lemons My Green Garden $75 Bookings essential
Fri 28th July 2-3pm
Building a Potato Tower Doncaster Hill Community Garden working bee
Sat 29th July 9.30am-12.30pm
Winter Fruit Tree Maintenance My Green Garden $60 Bookings essential
Sat 5th August 9.30-12.30pm
Mouth watering Sweet & Savoury Preserves Bulleen Art & Garden Bookings essential
Tuesdays 8,15,22,29th August
Cooking with VCAL Students Pines Learning Centre
Thurs 10th August 6.15-8.45pm
Beginners Vegies City of Monash Bookings essential
Fri 11th August 2-3pm
Doncaster Hill Community Garden working bee 'Rhubarb division and planting'
Sun 20th August
Artisan Pasta - Fettuccini Private group booking
Weds 23rd (repeated Thurs 24th) August
Sensational Sourdough at Home My Green Garden $98 Bookings essential
Fri 25th August 2-3pm
Doncaster Hill Community Garden working bee 'Starting Tomatoes from Seed'
Sat 26th August 10am-12.30pm
Absolute Beginners to Vegetable Growing: Your Patch from Scratch My Green Garden $50 Bookings essential
Weds 30th August 10am-1.15pm
The Age Old Art of Preserving: Bottled Fruits, Jams, Pickles and Chutneys My Green Garden $75 Bookings essential
Thurs 31st August
Cook and Grow less common Vegetables Whittlesea Community Garden
Sat 2nd Sept
12-1.30pm Backyard Chooks 1.45-3.15pm Compost Wyndham Learning Festival: Julia Gillard Library, Tarneit
Sun 3rd Sept 12pm-3pm
Vegie Patch from Scratch Alphington Community House
Tues 5th Sept 7pm
Thrifty Gardening Hurstbridge Garden Club
Thurs 7th Sept 6.30-9pm
How to Grow the Perfect Tomato Bulleen Art & Garden. Bookings essential $45
Fridays 8th, 15th, 22nd September 2-3pm
Doncaster Hill Community Garden working bees
Sat 9th September 10am-12.30pm
Masterclass: Seasonal Vegies from Seed My Green Garden Bookings essential $50
Thurs 14th Sept 6.30-9pm
Vegies - Beyond the Basics Bulleen Art & Garden. Bookings essential $45
Weds 20th Sept 7-8.30pm
Compost and worm farming Mill Park Library Bookings preferred. Free event.
Thurs 21st Sept 6.30-9pm
Growing Vegies is Easier than You Think Bulleen Art & Garden. Bookings essential $45
Sat 23rd Sept 10am-12.30pm
Masterclass: Soil Health and Safer Pest Control My Green Garden Bookings essential $50
Weds 27th Sept 7-9pm
Tomato Growing Masterclass Manningham Home Harvest, Manningham Civic Centre Free
Thurs 28th Sept 6.30-9pm
Healthy Productive Compost and Worms Bulleen Art & Garden. Bookings essential $45
Sat 7th Oct 11am-1pm
Welcome to Spring BBQ Doncaster Hill Community Gardens RSVP required
Sun 8th Oct 11am-3pm
Spring into Gardening Festival Victoria Gardens Prahran
Weds 11th and Thurs 12th Oct 11am-3pm
Sensational Sourdough at Home My Green Garden Bookings essential $98
Thurs 12th Oct 6.30pm-9pm
The Joy of Backyard Chooks Bulleen Art & Garden Bookings essential $45
Sat 14th Oct
Kitchen Revolution Stringybark Festival, Rowville $5 entry to festival
Weds 18th Oct
Scarecrow building workshops Whittlesea Community Gardens Private event
Sat 21st Oct 10am-1.15pm
The Age Old Art of Preserving My Green Garden Bookings essential $75
Sun 22nd Oct 10.15am
Cooking demonstration Eltham Farmers Market
Sun 22nd Oct 12.30pm
Preserving demonstration Jolimont Garden Club Festival
Tues 24th Oct 10am-12pm
Kids’ potting up activities My Smart Garden Kids Festa Coronet Park, Flemington
Weds 25th Oct 10am-1pm
Hobsons Bay Childrens’ Picnic
Thurs 26th Oct 10am-lunch
Making Filled Pasta Whittlesea Community Garden Free workshop, bookings essential
...more updates to follow...
Classes and workshops require booking and although many are free, some may entail a charge. Please contact me with any enquiries or to make a booking for the workshops at the home of My Green Garden in Donvale, Vic.