Sat, 24 Oct|
Come say hello, grab a plant and donate!
Help us grow our Community Garden by raising much needed funds! Come and grab a plant, and in kind, offer a donation of your choosing.
Time & Location
24 Oct 2020, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Culcairn Court, Culcairn Ct, Mount Martha VIC 3934, Australia
About the Event
Help us grow our Community Garden by raising much needed funds! Come and grab a plant, and in kind, offer a donation of your choosing. Plants available are listed below.
All donations must be cash and will be contactless.
No need to RSVP! Just show up!
We cant't wait to see you! #togtherwegrow
TOMATOES - Keep moist & allow to acclimatise in place. Plant after Nov 1st
· Yellow Pear - Climbing (indeterminate). Small yellow pear-shaped fruit. Great for salads.
· Italian/Chianti - Climbing (indeterminate). Grown from unknown variety from Chianti in Tuscany. Heart shaped, flavoursome fruit.
· Tasmanian Chocolate - bush (determinate). Sturdy thick stems make for a self supporting plant which produces rich beefsteak tomatos with a chocolateblush. Determinate dwarf variety for small spaces.
· San Marzano - climbing (indeterminate). Excellent for peeling and preserving for sauce and paste, pizza and pasta.
· Marglobe - climbing (indeterminate) created nearly a century ago, medium deep red tomatoes.
· Tommy To - Climbing (indeterminate). Sweet small fruit produced from January to May. Fruits in 10 weeks from transplant and yields 11kg per plant.
· Barbarossa - climbing (indeterminate). Grown by Mina who got the seed from Gurino Barbarossa a WWII POW. Great for sauces
· Warrigal Greens - Australia’s answer to English spinach. May die back in winter. Sprawling ground cover. Bushtucker: Warrigal (Dharug language, meaning “wild”)
· Strawberries - So good to see some have already got fruit & flowers. Mixed varieties
· Amaranth Golden – grown for seed/grain for human & animal food. Flowers attract pollinators. Ready to re-pot/plant out when 30cm tall
· Lemon balm - Similar to mint. Great in tea. Keep contained – prolific grower
· Rosemary - roast lamb anyone? Cuttings need to be kept moist in shady position & re-potted up in 3-6 weeks- when roots appear
FLOWERS - Ready now to plant out or pot up
· Purple sage - hardy, drought tolerant, pollinator & bird attracting.
· Pineapple sage - an herbaceous perennial with scarlet red flowers. Prefers moist conditions. pollinator & bird attracting. Edible.
· Icelandic Rose - AKA "baby sunrose”. The only plant we can grow under pine trees. Hardy, perennial dense ground cover loved by bees & birds
· Clivia – Best planted in filtered light & kept moist summer/spring. Or leave in pots. Apricot flowers
· Black Rose - Take stalks & plant where you want –drought, shade tolerant