Time: August 20, 2010 at 10am to August 21, 2010 at 4:30pm
Location: Jane Street, West End. Between Montague Road and Riverside Drive, next to Davies Park.
Street: Jane Street
City/Town: West End
Website or Map: http://maps.google.com.au/map…
Phone: 0432 178 352
Event Type: workshop, garden, sustainable, organic, compost, wicking, bed
Organized By: Jacqui
Latest Activity: Aug 16, 2010
Australia's Open Garden Scheme usually features private homes. In August, for the first time they will showcase a Community Garden at Jane Street, West End.
Friday and Saturday, August 20 and 21, 2010
Entry Fee: $6.00 for Adults, Children under 18: Free
Come and explore a lush, organic, sub-tropical food garden in inner-city Brisbane.
See over 260 different plants, including annual and perennial vegetables and salad greens, herbs, fruit and companion plants.
Explore sustainable methods of organic gardening with hourly demonstrations and experts to answer gardening related questions. Learn about plants to attract butterflies, native bees and predator insects for pest control.
Find out how to make no-dig and wicking beds and the advantages of different composting systems.
For Sale will be open pollinated seeds, seedlings as well as refreshments (coffee, tea, soft drinks and cakes) plus a wide range of gardening books.
Hourly demonstrations and expert talks on many aspects of gardening from compost making, no dig and wicking beds, to pest control plants, water wise gardening, native bees and butterflies and sub-tropical food plants.
A great chance to explore the garden and all the plants in detail and have experts available to answer questions.
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