Category Archives: Yinnar & District Community Garden

May 2016 Newsletter

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The May Newsletter is now available.

Yinnar South Newsletter , May 2016

Read about Scot Gardner’s new book, blue banded bees, looking for mammals in the night as well as many of our usual round up of news!


Sustainable Gardening Workshops

Join garden experts from Sustainable Gardening Australia (SGA) and learn how to create & maintain a beautiful sustainable garden throughout the year!

Next Workshop: Selecting & Caring for Fruit Trees

Beautiful trees – delicious fruit! All you ever wanted to know about choosing and maintaining fruit trees in your garden. Workshop topics include soil preparation, winter washing, pruning and also growing some unusual fruit varieties!

This workshop is presented by Helen Tuton, an experienced horticulturist as well as a passionate and inspiring educator. Helen has featured in a number of gardening publications and most recently has co-written and filmed 20 short films on sustainable gardening. Her enthusiasm and humour in sharing her gardening experiences is not to be missed.

Hosted by Yinnar & District Community Garden
To be held at The Switchroom, ARC Yinnar, Main St, Yinnar
When: Sunday July 3rd
Time: 1:30pm – 3:30pm. Afternoon tea provided
RSVP: by 29th June to

Further Workshops in 2011
Sunday, Aug 7th – Organic Pest Control
Sunday, Nov 6th – Effective Garden Irrigation
Sunday, Sep 4th – Growing Summer Vegetables
Sunday, Dec 4th – Backyard Biodiversity Sunday, Oct 2nd – Composting & Worm Farms