This will be their biggest plant sale for the year. After having a display at the Melbourne Flower and Garden Show, they generally have hundreds of interesting plants that need to be sold. Most plants will be reduced in price and they will even have a few rare plants available.
Native Terrarium Workshop When: Saturday 13th April from 12 noon to 1 pm Where: Bili Nursery and Landcare, 525 Williamstown Road, Port Melbourne
This will teach you how to build your own mini-ecosystem in a glass jar. Terrariums are a great way to build your own self-contained ecosystem. In this workshop, you will learn how to build one, maintain it and watch it grow. Each participant will take away their own terrarium and instructions.
The cost is $40 and this includes all materials to make a small terrarium with native plants. This workshop is limited to 10 people
MEGA Indoor Plant Warehouse Sale in the Burbs!
When: 27th and 28th April from 8 am to 4 pm
Where: 10balcombe, 10 Balcombe Road, Mentone
These people are relocating to a massive warehouse and will put on the biggest plant sale they have ever had in Melbourne! They will have all your indoor plant favourites including as many rare plants as they can source for you.
If you dress up in jungle themed wear there will be a $5 discount. This event will be ticketed. Tickets are FREE and help organisers to manage the flow on the day. Tickets will go live at 12 noon on Monday 22nd April at their Facebook page link below.
Beginners' Guide to Indoor Gardening
When: Saturday 4th May from 10 am to 12 noon
Where: Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Birdwood Avenue,
This course will teach you how to keep your indoor plants thriving. In this two-hour workshop, you will learn a range of basic indoor gardening skills including watering, the correct light, re-potting and maintaining your plants.
For more information and bookings click on this website.
Introduction to Floral Design
When: Wednesday 15th May to 19th June from 10 am to 12.30 pm
Where: 572 Park Road, Park Orchards
Turn your love of flowers and design into an exciting career or rewarding hobby. Here you will learn the techniques to make beautiful floral arrangements.
You will learn:
Arranging and other techniques
You will be able to create many gorgeous designs such as hand tied posies, gift boxes, corsages, and arrangements for special occasions.
Note this course attracts an additional cost in purchasing your own flowers of around $15 to $20 per week.
Introduction to Permaculture
When: 14th May to 18th June 2019 from 10 am to 1 pm
Where: 52 Knees Road, Park Orchards
Horticulturist and landscape designer Cass Groves will take you on this course of all things gardening. Cass has a particular passion for permaculture. Learn about permaculture design principles to make your garden more sustainable and abundant. This is a six-week course which includes a brief history of the following: