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Garden Tools Workshop

Madingley 88 Richards Road, Postmans Ridge, Queensland, Australia

This practical Garden Tools Workshop will include several demonstrations at Madingley Homestead, the garden of Debbie and Brodie Bassingthwaighte.  We'll learn about the benefits of microbial rock minerals in our gardens, how to sharpen secateurs and hand tools, and how to find contour lines using simple home-made tools.

March Connect and Learn

Level 3, Toowoomba City Library 155 Herries and Victoria Street, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia

Are you aware of the possibilities of including herbs in your daily life to boost the immune system, reduce or remove symptoms of illness and prevent infections? Are you interested in using plants to improve your health? This session will introduce you to how and why it’s a great idea to include them in your life.

April Connect and Learn

Level 3, Toowoomba City Library 155 Herries and Victoria Street, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia

During this informative session, Dan Papacek, entomologist Bugs for Bugs, will talk to us about the principles of Integrated Pest Management (IPM).

April Garden Insights

Kushla's Garden 37 Gordon Avenue, Newtown, Queensland, Australia

Kusha is hosting this garden visit in conjunction with Renew's nationwide Sustainable House Day run in Toowoomba by Renew Toowoomba Branch.  We visited her edible garden last September, but this time the tour will highlight how garden planning and design can help make your home more energy and water-efficient and otherwise sustainable.

May Garden Insights

Ruth's Garden 9 Kann Street,, Goombungee, Q, Australia

This month Ruth Carson will take us on a tour of her new 1 acre garden that she's creating solo at Goombungee.

May Connect and Learn

Level 3, Toowoomba City Library 155 Herries and Victoria Street, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia

Would you like to grow more fruit trees in a small space? Do you want high yields with easy harvesting and netting of fruit? Do you admire the beautiful patterns of artfully pruned trees and vines? If so, espalier fruit trees are worth trying in your garden.  

Practical Workshop

DDEC Eco Hut 1A Heller Street, Rangeville, Q, Australia

Raising Seedlings from Seed - presented by Ilka Seibel. Ilka is a backyard gardener who has been raising all her seedlings from seed.  She'll share tips that work well for her.

June Connect and Learn

Level 3, Toowoomba City Library 155 Herries and Victoria Street, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia

This month David Collins and Ilka Seibel will take us on a virtual tour of their newly created small urban garden.