New videos about Sustainable Macleod!

New videos about Sustainable Macleod!

New videos about Sustainable Macleod! Two new videos have been posted on the Sustainable Macleod YouTube channel: ‘Sustainable Macleod: More than a garden’ and ‘Sustainable Macleod Community Voices 2021’. These were funded by a Banyule City...
Botany for home gardeners

Botany for home gardeners

Botany for home gardeners Did you know we all use botanical theory in our garden, even if we don’t realise it? By learning more about how plants work, we can make the most of how we manage our gardens. In this workshop we share interesting snippets of botany and...
The how and why of wicking beds

The how and why of wicking beds

The how and why of wicking beds A comprehensive workshop on the how and why of wicking beds, including detailed explanation and notes on how to put together these water-saving, high-cropping beds. Learn: How to decide if wicking beds are right for you What materials...
Growing great tomatoes

Growing great tomatoes

Growing great tomatoes How to plant tomatoes In this short video Robin Gale-Baker explains how to plant your tomatoes to ensure success! Top hints for growing tomatoes Plant tomatoes deeply – at least half way up their stems. (You can leave the lower leaves on...
Fermenting vegetables for beginners

Fermenting vegetables for beginners

Fermenting vegetables for beginners Eating fermented vegetables is as old as humanity, but has dropped out of many Australian diets for a long time. In this workshop, Jen Willis teaches us the basics of fermenting vegetables and the difference between pickling,...
Dirt and climate change

Dirt and climate change

Dirt and climate changeAug 15, 2021 | Climate change, Gardening tips | 0 comments Sustainable Macleod member Bev Middleton gave a terrific workshop on dirt and climate change, showing how it is possible for farmers to put carbon back into the soil. As well as helping...