I felt inspired to get planting after attending My Smart Garden workshops. Now my family can eat fresh chemical and pesticide free food. Gotta love that!
Thu Feb 21 2019 10:00 AM - Maidstone Community Centre
Sat Feb 23 2019 10:00 AM - Altona Meadows Primary School
Sat Feb 23 2019 02:00 PM - Altona Meadows Primary School
Thanks to everyone who came to our Edible Gardens Open Day on Sunday 18 November! Here’s the view from across the street as the group check out Adeline’s front garden in Altona. The nature strip has been planted to beautiful mix herbs and flowers to support biodiversity and avoid mowing. Did you know that Hobsons Bay residents can plant out their verge without a permit as long as the design complies with Council’s Nature Strip Planting Guidelines? #mysmartgarden #ediblegarden #inmygarden #gardening #homegrown #organicgardening
The crew at our recent Altona Permablitz! If you look closely you'll see the new veg beds and drop irrigation in the foreground and the new chook coop, strawyard and food forest in the background. This is smart gardening in action with a wheelbarrow load of hands-on learning, not to mention plenty of tasty food and social time. More pics to come! 🙂🌱🌳✨🍉🍅 #permablitz #hobsonsbaycitycouncil #hobsonsbay #explorehobsonsbay #garden #gardening #sustainablegardening #mysmartgarden
Calendula petals are edible and look beautiful in salads.
Pineapple Sage flowers and leaves are edible and are said to have a mildly calming effect.
Rosemary Tea is known to improve memory.
First lesson learned at today’s My Smart Garden workshop: Herbs can be very potent. Make sure to know herbs you consume medicinally.
Mallow has soothing effects on throat and skin.
Edible wild Brassicas
Know your weeds before you use them. Not all weeds are edible. Some are quite toxic.