Queensland Fruit Fly

Queensland fruit fly has arrived in Banyule. If left unchecked it 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.


Check out our calendar of events for the Macleod Organic Community Garden opening times

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Macleod Vegie Swap


Macleod Vegie Swap is back! People bring fruit, vegies, herbs, seeds, plants or preserves. All are welcome to join in or just come and say hello!


Wicking Beds

SATURDAY 11 JUNE 11.30am-1PM

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.

Latest from the blog

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

Queensland Fruit Fly Strategy no.7

Queensland Fruit Fly Strategy no.7

It is now late April and Queensland Fruit Fly (QFF) is abundant, infesting raspberries, guavas and feijoas in particular. Watch out for infestations also in persimmons and tamarillos as they ripen, and later in citrus. There are three actions to take: Remove any fruit...

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Figuring out the fig!

Figuring out the fig!

The fig family is a complicated one when it comes to fertilisation, choice of variety, cropping and pruning, but very easy to grow in most soil conditions and in our climate. Different types of fig There are 4 types of fig: Adriatic or common figs which are a variety...

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Jagajaga Volunteer Award recipients

Jagajaga Volunteer Award recipients

The annual Jagajaga Volunteer Awards which were presented on 2 April to 51 recipients including six members of Sustainable Macleod. Most recipients received awards for service to Jagajaga across a number of organisations. The awards were presented by our federal...

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