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Waterwise Gardening workshop - Food Is Free Inc.

Food Is Free Green Space, 212 Ripon Street South, Ballarat Central, VIC 3350
$20 - $25
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With predictions of a tricky summer ahead for our cold climate Wadawurrung/Ballarat gardens, there's no better time to learn some basic tips & tricks on how to be more water wise in your garden, to have healthy plants and conserve water for the planet's sustainability.

Join Food Is Free Inc. volunteers for a relaxed Sunday afternoon workshop at our Green Space, as they discuss the fundamentals of:

💦 When to water, how to water, how much to water, the magic of using mulch and other basic watering tips

💦 Setting up irrigation systems + wicking beds + terraced gardens with swales + vertical gardening methods

💦 Other options for water catchment other than water tanks, e.g., Olla pots etc.

Limited spots - booking essential.

This event will be hosted rain hail or shine! Please wear all-seasons gear and rug up.

The site is on corner of Ripon St & Urquhart Sts, Ballarat - Rear of 212 Ripon St Sth. Plenty of parking + access to PT nearby.

Accessible parking available at venue | Food Is Free Green Space is a fully accessible venue, including accessible toilet.

Food Is Free Inc. believes everyone is entitled to access food security education, and always reserves a few spots for our community members who feel restricted in attending financially, to attend for free. If you feel you'd like to learn more, please email


We thank our sponsors Central Highlands Water for making this event possible.

More information:

For more information or to register to attend, visit

Or contact Lou Ridsdale