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October 2020

October Connect and Learn

26 October, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Mercy Community Lucia Room, 104 South Street
Toowoomba, Queensland 4350 Australia
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This month Debbie Bassingthwaighte will share ideas for growing your own Aromatic Apothecary Garden. Are you intrigued by the idea of growing a garden filled with beautiful scents and plants that heal and nurture?  Perhaps you’ve been motivated by the many new challenges of 2020 to see fresh possibilities for your garden to enhance wellbeing.  Would you like to grow a natural first aid kit?  But what plants can you grow and how do you use them?

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November 2020

November Garden Insights

1 November, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Janet’s Garden, 1 Daffodil Street
Middle Ridge, Queensland 4350 Australia
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This month Janet will show us her Toowoomba suburban garden which is very much a "work in progress".  The house was built in 1997, but Janet has been able to focus on gardening in the last 12 months since she retired from full-time work commitments. We'll be able to see and explore the front garden beds with memories, perennials, bulbs, and the side garden with citrus hedge, herbs, vegetable beds, and rose garden.

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November Connect and Learn

30 November, 2020 @ 6:45 pm - 8:30 pm
Mercy Community Lucia Room, 104 South Street
Toowoomba, Queensland 4350 Australia
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As we head into summer it's the perfect time to craft your own fermented drinks to quench your thirst. Fermented drinks are rich in gut-friendly bacteria and can use seasonal gluts and potential waste such as pineapple and banana skins. What a great way to keep your family hydrated and marvel at the magic of creating drinks full of healthy goodness.

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December 2020

End of Year Celebration

6 December, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Madingley, 88 Richards Road
Postmans Ridge, Queensland 4352 Australia
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This is the End of Year Celebration with Workshops and Garden Visit for Permaculture Toowoomba Inc.  Everyone is welcome. We'll each take home a Mushroom Grow Bucket, a Fruit Fly Trap, Christmas Decorations created from a Crows Ash Pod, and Goodies selected from the Mega Christmas Share Table. Please join us for an afternoon of learning and family fun.

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January 2021

January Garden Insights

10 January @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Gillian Lance’s Garden, 20 Schaefer Court
Westbrook, Queensland 4352 Australia
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We like to visit a range of different gardens, each as unique as the gardener who lives there. It's wonderful to see the diverse garden styles, approaches and plants that can be grown in our bio-region.  So this month Gillian will show us her suburban garden at Westbrook. 

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January Connect and Learn

23 January @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Mercy Community Lucia Room, 104 South Street
Toowoomba, Queensland 4350 Australia
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This month we'll learn about Bushfoods of the Toowoomba Region presented by Kemp Killerby of Flora 4 Fauna Australia. Kemp will also bring a range of plants including bushfoods, bush medicines and fauna attracting host plants for anyone interested in purchasing plants for their own backyard.

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February 2021

February Garden Insights

14 February @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Shirley and John’s Garden, 4 Hancock Street
Toowoomba, Queensland 4350 Australia
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This month for our Garden Insights we'll visit Shirley and John suburban garden in Toowoomba. It's a natural garden brimming with food and habitat for wildlife, birds and humans.

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February Connect and Learn

22 February @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Level 3, Toowoomba City Library, 155 Herries and Victoria Street
Toowoomba, Queensland 4350 Australia
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This month Debbie Bassingthwaighte will Debbie will lead us to consider the 3 Permaculture Ethics (Earth Care, People Care and Fair Share) that form the foundations of the permaculture design system and guide our everyday actions and ethical decision-making. She will integrate practical activities, discussions, story-telling and case examples as we learn about David Holmgren's 12 Permaculture Design Principles and how these can be used to create individual and collective resilience in our lives.

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