Food Gardens Day(s)
Gardens open on specified days in 2 weekends of October each year
10 am – 4 pm
Open food gardens allows you to visit the gardens of people who love to grow their own food.
This is an opportunity to see a range of techniques and get ideas on how to successfully grow food in our local area.
You can meet the gardeners and exchange ideas on how to grow healthy food to eat, save money and enjoy yourself in the process.
What you may see in the Open Food Gardens
A wide variety of vegetable, herbs, fruits, nuts and berries
Compost, worm farms, compost teas, leachates
Chickens and bees
Companion planting for pest control and attracting bees
Hot houses, propogation techniques
Tank water use
Shelter plantings for the garden
Plantings to attract birds for pest control
Propagation methods to support broader genetic base such as using heritage varieties and saving seed
- Moon gardening
Details of gardens that were open in 2016.
REstore permaculture garden, 79 Princes Highway, Yarragon
Open 7 days a week, 8am -5pm
three year old demonstration garden maintained by community volunteers has a wide variety of edible plants,many
examples of compost systems and an aquaponic setup. This garden is open for browsing every day but on the weekends there will be tour guides available to show you around.
is at the east end of the Yarragon shops.
Look for the lovely multi coloured picket fence and Fozigobble Café.
Enjoy a cuppa made with certified organic milk & a delicious snack/meal at the Fozigobble cafe.
• Urban Food garden, 12 Railway Ave, Drouin
• Allambee Gardens, 981 Leongatha – Yarragon Rd, Allambee
• Tessa’s garden, 7 Brooks Crt, Warragul
• Jex & Jessie’s garden, 64 Platts Rd, Buln Buln
• Monkey Gully, 700 NcDougal Rd, Neerim South
• Eurabbie, 52 Earls Rd, Yarragon South
• Around the Mulberry Tree, Rear of 51 Princes Hwy, Trafalgar
(See Gardivalia booklet & websites for opening days)