About Bellingen Seedsavers

We are a group of like-minded growers of edible and useful heritage plant varieties in the Bellingen area of northeast New South Wales, Australia.

Our climate varies from frost-free coastal areas to inland river valleys and highlands with frosts. Bellingen has an average annual rainfall of 1507ml.

Wednesday, 3 October 2018

Diary Dates: Green Patch Seeds Visit October 14

Diary Dates

Visit to Green Patch Organic Seeds Open Day, Taree

Sunday 14th October, 10am - 2pm

We will be carpooling to this event, to arrive in time for the Farm Tour at 10am. Please RSVP if you would like to be included in the carpool, otherwise, see you there!
Entry: FREE
Tea & Coffee Provided    
Where:  Greenpatch Organic Seeds, 109 Old Bar Rd, Glenthorne, NSW 2430
Turn off the Pacific Highway at the Taree South exit taking the Old Bar exit and follow Old Bar Road for 900 metres.  The property is on the left hand side.
Includes:
  • See where we grow over 200 varieties of seeds and 500 varieties of nursery plants propagated onsite.
  • Take advantage of over 70 years horticultural experience on the day.
  • Self Guided Tour. An excellent experience plus an opportunity to take a rest and enjoy the gardens we have developed.
10am – Farm Tour including orchards, herb & flower gardens, nursery production & vegetable seed cropping.
11am – Bee keeping. Anna & Sven from Amber Drop Honey are local environmentally minded bee keepers passionate to share their wisdom. Workshop information is to be confirmed.
12pm - Lunch will be served for a gold coin donation. BBQ - German Sausages, Vegetarian options & Salad. Tea & Coffee provided. Enjoy the music from ‘Dingo Creek String Band’
12.45pm – 2pm Plant Propagation workshop covering the basics of Seed Raising, Divisions & Cuttings. Neville a horticulturalist has been propagating plants in a commercial setting since the late 1970’s so he will be teaching you from his own experiences.
All Day – The nursery and shop will be open from 10am to 2pm if you would like to purchase seeds and plants or seek gardening advice.
Biocast+ with Lee Fieldhouse from Islands in the Stream will also be available all day with his wealth of knowledge. He will also have his Biocast+ products available on the day.
 
Coming? RSVP to carpool there
Organiser: Leela O'Callaghan gardenvisits@bellingenseedsavers.com or phone 0417 536 490


November - What Bug is That?

Sunday November 18, 1pm - 4pm  and address unknown for web rsvp
Brierfield

In November we visit Tricia's garden in Brierfield, which is a delightful setting for a Q&A gathering, despite the lack of vegie garden action.

Start collecting your questions and specimens. Our resident entomologist Debbie will be identifying your bugs! Bring them in sealed containers only, we don't want them to spread.

Also bring your gardening questions to share with the group. Together we can find you some answers.

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