Events

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 heritagefruitssociety@gmail.com 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 heritagefruitssociety@gmail.com


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