Queensland Fruit Fly

Queensland fruit fly arrived in Banyule 2 seasons ago. Queensland fruit fly if left unchecked will destroy our ability to produce fresh fruit and vegetables. Find out how you can take active measures to combat it.


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.


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

Five indigenous pollinator-attracting daisies

Five indigenous pollinator-attracting daisies

If you’re growing vegetables and fruit, you probably understand the benefits that pollinators bring to your garden. Many plants, particularly the cultivated varieties we grow for food, are self-fertile (don’t need other plants to pollinate them) but you’ll usually get...

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Summer pruning of fruit trees

Summer pruning of fruit trees

Why prune in summer? The simple answer is to reduce the height of out-of-control trees or to make netting and harvesting easier and safer. The more complex answer is to do with when trees are most likely to replace all the wood taken off. When pruned in winter, spring...

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