Cairns community garden update

@JCU Cairns community garden update

JCU Cairns community garden events

Semester 2 Lunchbox Garden Series: How to create a food garden in 6 weeks!

Learn how to create a raised vegetable bed out of upcycled pallets and grow your own food. Big community feast in Week 12 to celebrate your success.

Course is commencing 1st August and will run every Tuesday for 6 weeks, finishing 5th September. There will be two sessions each Tuesday - come for one or both:

  • Session 1: 12.30 – 1.30pm
  • Session 2: 4.30 – 5.30pm.

Free for students; $5 donation per session for everyone else.

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JCU Community Garden – Wicking Bed Workshop

Wicking bed gardens are like big self-watering pots. Come & learn all about these amazing garden beds and help plant one out.

When: 2 –5pm, Saturday 29 July

Where:            JCU Community Garden (see map)


All visitors must wear enclosed shoes. BYO hat & long, sleeved shirt.