Events Calendar 2017
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
Weds 26th July 10am-1.15pm
The Age Old Art of Preserving: Citrus Preserves - Marmalades, Curds, Preserved Lemons My Green Garden $75 Bookings essential
Sat 29th July 9.30am-12.30pm
Winter Fruit Tree Maintenance My Green Garden $60 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.