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Kids hands planting seedlings

Kids in the Garden after school program 
4 - 4:45pm Wednesdays
Pay as you go -  $5.50 per session

Activities can include almost anything. Think soil preparation, planting seeds, caring for plants, harvesting, visiting the chooks, feeding the worm farm and composting and more. They will also be building a habitat garden and learning some garden ecology. As we move in to winter, there will likely be some indoor activities.

Carers must stay with the children for the session. 

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Preserving food at home
Saturday August 12th |  10am-12pm

There is limited local produce available at the moment, but be ready to make the most of the excess when it comes.

This workshop is a broad introduction. Techniques discussed include pickles, ferments, drying, bottling / canning, brining and salting, freezing and more. There may be follow up workshops with hands on practice with specific methods if there is interest. Workshop leaders are WCG members with lots of experience in preserving food at the garden and at home. $25 per participant including workshop notes  

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Successful seed raising

Sunday August 20th |  10am-12pm

Raising plants from seed is a personally rewarding and cost effective way of growing plants. Whether your interests are growing for food, for beauty, for nature or just for the challenge this is something worth having a go at. This workshop is mainly designed for people not yet confident at raising their own seeds, but those further along their journey are welcome. Workshop presenters will be Community Garden members who guide the raising of thousands of plants from seed each year.  Cost is $25 per participant.

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