Sustainable Macleod

Projects by Sustainable Macleod include the highly successful Vegie Swap, Community Garden, Tool Library and Seed Bank and a yearly sale of plants.

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What’s going on

Check out our calendar of events for the Sustainable Macleod Community Garden opening times as well as the latest workshops and social events

Wicking bed workshop – grow with less water

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Sunday 10 Sept, 2pm

This is 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.

Pop up plant sale at Macleod Park

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Saturday 23 Sept, 10am – 12pm

Pop-up Market at Macleod Park selling tomato and other vegie seedlings, strawberries, raspberries, red currants, salvias and herbs to raise funds for Sustainable Macleod.

Garden tool maintenance workshop

Saturday 23 Sept, 3pm

Clean, sharpen, repair. Bring your gardening tools needing maintenance and we will show you how to maintain them.

Latest from the blog

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

New waste series

New waste series

It's amazing how much we are all into recycling but how little care is taken NOT to contaminate waste whether it be the yellow bin or the green bin. For the next few months our 'Waste' article in this newsletter will focus on easy ways to keep waste 'clean'. How NOT...

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QFF: Put out Wild May and protein lures NOW

QFF: Put out Wild May and protein lures NOW

September is when Queensland Fruit Fly will begin mating and sting your fruit and vegetables. Take action to prevent this. Put out: Wild May in lures to attract the males Ceratraps or other protein lures to attract females and males Then: Place the lures 1.5 to 2m...

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Common myths about EVs

Common myths about EVs

Despite a more than doubling of the numbers of electric vehicles on Australian roads in the last year, misconceptions and misunderstanding about EVs persist. The infamous 'end the weekend' line from the previous government still colours the perception some people have...

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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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