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Community organic vegie gardening



Whether you are an experienced gardener or absolute beginner, everyone is welcome to join this group.
  • Share gardening skills, tips and tricks
  • Meet new people
  • Grow fresh food to share

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

Ways that you can be involved:
  • Attend gardening sessions and get your hands dirty; planting, propagating, weeding, composting...
  • Donate items to the garden e.g. cuttings or seeds collected from your home garden, food waste for compost...
  • Create artwork for the garden in class e.g. mosaics, pottery...
  • Share gardening knowledge/skills with the group
  • A ‘food swap’ - bring things from your home garden to swap with others
  • Once we are ready to harvest a crop, share lunch!

This is not an allotment style garden.
This activity is open to people aged 18 years and over. 


This activity is held at our:
- Eltham Neighbourhood House - 739 Main Road.
- 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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Upcoming Workshops

Name Location Date Cost
Community organic vegie gardening 2023 Eltham Wednesday 1 Feb - 13 Dec 2023, 9:30AM - 11:30AM $0.00

Contact us



  • 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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