Welcome to Sustainable Macleod

Sustainable Macleod is part of the worldwide Transition Movement. Projects by Sustainable Macleod include the Macleod Vegie Swap and the Macleod Organic Community Garden and Tool Library. We run regular workshops and social events too.

 

Macleod Organic Community Garden

Macleod Organic Community Garden is gardened communally, growing a wide range of vegetables, berries, orchard fruit and herbs. There are no individual plots but everyone who comes to the garden is involved in planning, gardening, growing seedlings or getting involved in other projects.

 

What’s going on

 

 

spade in soil

WORKSHOP: Get Your Soil Right!

Saturday 5 December 10 am – 12 noon

Macleod Organic Community Garden
Somers Avenue, Macleod.

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Gift vouchers now available!

The ultimate sustainable gift

We are now selling $15 workshop vouchers and $25 membership vouchers!

Latest from the blog

Featuring the latest Macleod news along with a variety of gardening and growing tips, recipes and information on sustainable living.

What to plant in December in Melbourne

What to plant in December in Melbourne

Plant in punnets It is too late to raise most summer vegies in punnets because, by the time they are big enough to fruit, the season will be almost over. The following quick growing vegies and herbs are the exception: lettuce, rocket, and salad greens mustard greens...

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Urgent jobs in the garden for December

Urgent jobs in the garden for December

Check fruit fly lures for fruit flies. These are the males. If present, paint eco-naturalure bait onto branches or onto a piece of wood and place in tree. This kills both male and female fruit flies. Net your fruit trees with fine net, tying tightly at the base to...

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Dealing with pesky possums in your garden

Dealing with pesky possums in your garden

There’s no doubt possums cause all kinds of problems for gardeners. In fact, I’ve had possum problems in every garden I’ve had. At my old rental house in Northcote the Common Brushtail Possums (Trichosurus vulpecula) ransacked my lemon tree, herbs and roses. And rats...

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Join Sustainable Macleod

Become a member and get access to the community garden, the tool library and our seed library. We welcome all members of the community and have regular events and workshops to enjoy.

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