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.

 

Sustainable Macleod

Sustainable Macleod is part of the worldwide Transition Movement. Projects by Sustainable Macleod include the Macleod Vegie Swap and the Macleod Organic Community Garden and Tool Library. We run regular workshops and social events too.

 

What’s going on

welcome sign

Nature treasure hunt

Thursday 1 July, 9.30-10.30am

FREE school holiday event.

Bring along the kids for a Nature Treasure Hunt with Rodolfo Maia, a Sustainable Macleod member and also a Ranger from Parks Victoria.

child watering in the garden

Composting & seeds

Wednesday 7 July, 1-3pm

FREE school holiday event.

Bring your kids to the community garden to learn about compost, worms and seed planting.

Example of pruning - heading cuts on loquat tree

Tree pruning workshop

Saturday 10 July, 1-3pm

Learn which fruit trees to prune when, the difference between cuts and their purposes, how to keep your trees low for safety, fruit accessibility and netting.

Latest from the blog

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

Good news about single use plastics

Good news about single use plastics

The blight of plastic pollution is a frequent reminder of our throw-away convenience culture. But in Victoria at least, the end is near for the pesky large and small single-use plastic items. From February 2023, the state government is banning from sale or supply...

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June garlic hint

June garlic hint

There is not much to do for garlic in June - it is now too late to plant it.  Presuming you have weeded, mulched and watered your patch, you have done all you need to.  Now it is time to wait until the shortest day after which garlic heads will develop. Garlic is...

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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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