Learn to propagate your own plants from seed, cuttings and division. Save a fortune, access unusual varieties, and give plants as gifts.
There'll be a special focus on common mistakes to avoid, plus tips on making your own seed raising and potting mixes for better results.
The 280 square metre block produces almost all the household's herbs, veggies, fruit and eggs (428kg in 2018!) while using only 46 litres of mains water per person and 3.9 kilowatt hours of electricity per day.
The Backyard Harvest Festival is opening home food gardens for tours and workshops get you inspired to grow your own fresh healthy food. This includes include sessions on keeping backyard chooks and quails, organic pest and disease management, composting, aquaponics, and fruit tree pruning techniques – as well as guided tours of some of Darebin’s most abundant private food gardens and community gardens.