Sustainable Macleod

Projects by Sustainable Macleod include the highly successful Vegie Swap, Community Garden, Tool Library and Seed Bank and a yearly sale of plants.

The garden

What’s going on

Check out our calendar of events for the Sustainable Macleod Community Garden opening times as well as the latest workshops and social events

Intergenerational Catch up

child watering in the garden

Sat 6 April, 11am

The monthly inter-generational catch up is a place for people from all generations to come together for connection, sharing of knowledge and to work towards a more sustainable future together.

Plant to Harvest – April


Sat 6 April, 12 – 1pm

This is a comprehensive 12 month course covering planting, harvesting and all the jobs required in the garden each month. This month you will learn to grow exceptional brassicas – that’s cauliflower, cabbage and broccoli. You will receive some seed or seedlings to take home. 

Easter Egg Hunt


Sat 30 March, 2pm

Our annual Easter egg hunt for kids up to 12 years of age. Meet at the community garden and bring a basket. Be on time as the eggs go quickly!

Latest from the blog

Featuring the latest Macleod news along with a variety of gardening and growing tips, recipes and information on sustainable living.

At last – an Australian fuel efficiency standard

At last – an Australian fuel efficiency standard

The Australian Government plans to introduce a Vehicle Efficiency Standard, which is expected to come into effect from January 2025. This standard will bring Australia into line with Europe, the USA and Japan. The Coalition proposed a similar standard in 2016 and...

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Five reasons why you should plant Billy Buttons

Five reasons why you should plant Billy Buttons

Summer is full of amazing flowers - dahlias, alyssum, chamomile, sweetpeas, cosmos, grevilleas, banksias, echinaceas, zinnias, marigolds and so the list goes on. Sunflowers are a long-time favourite summer stunner, but I reckon Billy Buttons are also at the top of my...

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Growing exceptional mustard greens

Growing exceptional mustard greens

While some mustard greens are widely used (especially in Asian cuisine), most are not well known in Australia. This is a pity as they are healthy, tasty, quick growing, and definitely best when harvested fresh from the garden. Just as mustard has quite a bite, so do...

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Join Sustainable Macleod

Become a member and get access to the community garden, the tool library and our seed library. We welcome all members of the community and have regular events and workshops to enjoy.

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