Plant me instead

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Council has been working together with government agencies on a Rivers to Ranges project to protect vulnerable natural ecosystems on public land from weeds. 

Come and learn how to identify and manage weeds on your property, you will explore the role of gardens and how they can spread invasive species and how we can safely dispose of weeds in our backyard. You will also discover some amazing alternative native species to plant instead of common weeds that we find in our garden.

The workshop will include a plant giveaway to participants, so register your interest today as numbers are limited!

We aim to ensure that people have equal access to our workshops, please give us a call on 9433 3711 to discuss how we can make these sessions inclusive and accessible for you.

What you will learn

  • How to identify and manage weeds in your garden. What Indigenous plants are best to use instead.

What you will get

  • A native plant to take home and plant in your garden

Parking Info

While there is some parking available at the front of Edendale we would  encourage you to investigate some more sustainable transport options including:

  • Riding your bike
  • Public Transport 
  • Walking
  • Car pooling

Some overflow parking may be available at Eltham North playground

What to bring

  • Gloves, hat, rain coat if the weather is wet and cold.

What to wear

Neat, casual, closed shoes

Appropriate for

home gardeners, urban farmers, permaculture

Privacy notification

Nillumbik Shire Council – Edendale Farm is collecting your information for the purpose of enrolling in the Plant me instead Workshop.  The information you provide will be used to complete your registration and communicate with you regarding this event. The personal information you provide will not be shared without your consent unless we are permitted or required to by law. If the mandatory information is not provided, we may be unable to complete the registration process.



  • Sunday, 11 September 2022 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Edendale Community Environment Farm, 30 Gastons Rd, Eltham 3095  View map

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