The Gardens are usually open every Tuesday, Friday and and Sunday, 9am to 1.00pm, and the garden co-ordinator (Olivier) is there to show you the ropes.  But there are also special events almost every weekend.


Invasive plants

Sun 02 Jun 2024

Andrew Hughes, who is in charge of the Coffs Biosecurity team, along with Aaron Hartley who is our Council  Bush Regeneration Supervisor, will be presenting this workshop on weeds that you might inadvertently introduce to your garden, that can become difficult to eradicate or manage, and a major pest if they get free.

From 9.00 am (for a 9.15 start) until 12.00 (with breaks and time for questions)

Free

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Adapting your Garden to Climate Change

Sun 16 Jun 2024

One of our favourite workshop presenters, Ian Epic Earth is here to give you a succinct review of what changes we can expect more of and what changes we can implement easily to increase our gardens’ natural resilience! This workshop explores our relationship with our gardens, our gardening behaviours, and our own gardens’ natural assets and liabilities.  This workshop will be a valuable opportunity to see your garden in a whole new way!

From 9.00 am (for a 9.15 start) until 12.00 (with breaks and time for questions)

Free

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Designing for Passive solar and Energy Efficiency

Sun 30 Jun 2024

Linda Woodrow presents this workshop on using your garden design to keep your home cool in summer and warm in winter. Placement of trees, shrubs, lawn, garden beds makes an enormous difference to summer and winter temperatures in your house - and thus to not only your comfort but also your electricity bills!

From 9.00 am (for a 9.15 start) until 12.00 (with breaks and time for questions)

Free

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