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TTG Kitchen Gardeners’ Summer Veggie Patch Workshop

vege basket

A summer of fresh vegetables.

Attended our winter veggie patch workshop? Then you’ll be keen to know what to plant now that it’s coming up to a Perth summer. Come along to our second last workshop for 2015 and learn tips for veggie success.

The workshop will be run by members of Glen Forrest Community Garden, meeting since 2008 to offer everyone the opportunity to grow whatever they like in a fun, permaculture inspired way. You may even join the Community Gardeners every Sunday morning after our visit!

Kids’ Club

Kids are welcome – we’ll have some hands-on children’s activities happening in conjunction with the workshop if your child wishes to play, so please make sure they are wearing gardening clothes. You may like to bring little gloves too.

We like to share. Please bring:

    • Something from your garden/kitchen for the sharing table (eg. seedlings, fruit, herbs, eggs etc)
    • Something to share for afternoon tea.

Event details:

RSVP: Please RSVP via Eventbrite so we can have an idea of how many people to expect.

Cost: Workshop entry by donation as always.

Date: Sunday 11th October

Venue: Glen Forrest Community Garden. Corner of Hardey Road and Glen Forrest Drive, Glen Forrest.

Time: Join us from 1pm until 3pm.

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From Verge to Veges

Workers pose in front of their labour

Workers pose in front of their labour

Last Saturday we transformed Emily’s front verge into a vegetable garden. We had 10 people wheelbarrowing multiple loads of home made compost from the back garden to the front verge. And in no time at all the seedlings were planted… and you can see the results.

Hard at work

Hard at work


James McDonald was on hand to give advice and by the end of the afternoon the coffee and delicious cake were very welcome.

natives 1 For those interested in growing natives, on 25th July we have a free workshop in Guildford. Natives help create wildlife corridors, look great and save water. This is a free workshop.

To register, email Pam on  pamela.riordan@gmail.com.

natives 2

Kitchen Gardeners’ Intro to Permaculture workshop

TTG Kitchen Gardeners’

Intro to Permaculture Workshop 

with Bonnie Wykman 

She’s back for a visit!

Bonnie’s brief return to WA is an opportunity too good to miss! Join us with Bonnie Wykman from Black Earth Education for a morning of exploring the basics of permaculture. This introduction to the philosophy of working with nature will change the way you design and manage your own garden in a considered and sustainable way.

The workshop will be hosted by South Guildford Kitchen Gardener Laurynne Joyce. Bonnie will be using the example of Laurynne’s backyard and garden to illustrate how you can apply ecological design and permaculture principles to your own garden. 

Bonnie is a well travelled and popular presenter and trainer in all things related to permaculture who is very well known to the local community. You are sure to enjoy learning from her wealth of knowledge and experience in all things to do with growing food in your own backyard.


RSVP: We’ll be in a South Guildford back yard. Places are limited. Please Register via Eventbrite so we can be sure to fill all available spots.


COST:    $20 per person, including a yummy morning tea.

DATE:    Saturday 18th July 2015

VENUE:  Laurynne’s place. Address will be sent when you Register.

TIME:     Join us from 9am until 12pm.