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Community Garden Panton Hill sessions



Join our weekly sessions with an experienced Horticulturist in our community garden at Panton Hill Neighbourhood House.

Whether you are an experienced gardener or absolute beginner‚ everyone is welcome to join this group and participate.
  • Share gardening skills, tips and tricks
  • Meet new people
  • Grow fresh food to share
  • Learn new skills and information 
  • Enjoy the health benefits of gardening

Every week there will be a topic covered and jobs to complete in the garden. Volunteers will gain knowledge and learn skills, such as:

- Site assessment and microclimates
- Soil types, testing and amendments
- Seasonal planning: food crops and crop rotation
- Companion planting and cover crops
- Plant propagation
- The Soil Food Web: nutrient cycling, soil and plant health
- Composting: various methods to recycle food and garden waste
- Worm Farming
- Wicking Beds: raised beds and containers
- No-dig gardens
- Straw bale gardens
- Mulch and sheet mulching
- Create fertiliser teas
- Garden Maintenance
- Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
- Panton Hill seed library: saving and storing seeds

Feel free to drop by to have a look at the garden and to find out more. You can join at any time. It's free - we just need you to register once. For more information, call us on 9433 3744.

This activity is open to people aged 18 years and over. 


This activity is held at our Panton Hill Neighbourhood House - 18 Bishops Road.

What to bring

Please read the information sheet for what to wear, what to bring and safety: Community gardening safety (PDF) / Community gardening safety (screen reader accessible version)

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  • Diamond Creek
  • 119 Cowin Street
  • Diamond Creek 3089

  • Eltham
  • 739 Main Road
  • Eltham 3095

  • Panton Hill
  • 18 Bishops Road
  • Panton Hill 3759

  • Nillumbik Shire Council trading as Living &
  • Learning Nillumbik, Registered Training
  • Organisation No. 3989, ABN 64 487 894 794

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