Upcoming events

    • Sun, June 03, 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Pettys Orchard

    We will be checking the watering system, removing old rootstock and various other maintenance tasks in preparation for winter. Possibly grass cutting by mower and whipper-snipper. More pruning of trees. Discussion and planning over coffee.

     Work with our experienced volunteers and learn some new skills.

    This is a free event. You do not need to book and no experience is necessary. Contact for further information.

    Coffee, tea and refreshments are provided.

    Wear sturdy boots and clothing, as well as a hat and sunscreen. If you wish, you can bring a pair of gardening gloves and your own secateurs, preferably with your name clearly written on them.

    Address: cnr Homestead and Monckton Rds, Templestowe, 3106 Victoria, Australia.

    • Sun, August 05, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Petty's Orchard, Templestowe
    The Heritage Fruits Society's annual Grafting and Tree Sales Day at Petty's Orchard. Come along and -

    * Learn techniques for grafting or budding fruit trees
    * Have new trees grafted by HFS members
    * Buy heritage fruit tree scion wood for home grafting
    * Buy one-year-old grafted trees.

    * Discuss your fruit tree needs.

    Our current focus is on apple varieties, but we expect to have a few stonefruit trees for sale.. We work closely with Werribee Park Heritage Orchard, who have a grafting day on Sunday 29th July. We will be there as well.  Enquiries

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