What’s going on
Dirt and climate change workshop
WEDNESDAY, 4 AUGUST, 7-8PM
Learn how farmers create healthy soil from dirt, what carbon sequestration is, why it is so important, and why photosynthesis is so important in building healthy soil.
New members session
SUNDAY, 8 AUGUST, 12PM-1PM
Come along to the Macleod Organic Community Garden and learn all about Sustainable Macleod, the Macleod Vegie Swap, the community garden and upcoming events.
SATURDAY, 21 AUGUST, 11AM-12PM
Join us at the Macleod Rotunda, opposite the Macleod shops, and bring your spare fruit, vegies, herbs, seeds, plants or preserves to swap. Or just come along and have a chat!
Latest from the blog
Featuring the latest Macleod news along with a variety of gardening and growing tips, recipes and information on sustainable living.
Weed, weed, weed! As the weather warms in August, seed germinates and weeds take over. Make compost. Prune fruit trees once they have lost their leaves; remove all mummified fruit from the branches. Spray peach and nectarine trees a full 360 degrees to cover every...
August is the month to plant spring seedlings in punnets and some direct into the ground. Should a frost be imminent, cover seedlings the night before with cloth. If the worst comes to the worst and you find frost on your plants the following morning, and the sun has...
Originally used on fruit trees to prevent sunburn on fruit, you may know kaolin clay is tremendously beneficial as an organic deterrent to Citrus Gall Wasp. It turns out that kaolin clay is also proving to be very effective at protecting fruit against Queensland Fruit...
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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.