Events

Upcoming events

    • Wed, December 19, 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Pettys Orchard

    We will be continuing work on the netting and in the nursery, plus general maintenance.. Possibly mowing and putting more guards around trees.

    We always discuss plans for the orchard - what and when to plant, and how we can improve protection and condition of our trees - & we encourage new input.

    Wednesday working bees are normally the first and third Wednesdays. Please register so you receive an email the Monday before - occasionally we cancel if there is little to do or the weather is lousy.

    This is a free event. You do not need to book and no experience is necessary, but we do ask that you email fsurr@tpg.com.au to let us know you are coming.

    Coffee, tea and refreshments are provided.

    Wear sturdy boots and clothing, as well as a hat and sunscreen as we are often examining trees.


    Address: Cnr Homestead & Monckton Rds, Templestowe, 3106 Victoria, Australia.

    • Wed, January 02, 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Pettys Orchard

    New season's apples should be ready to pick. Checking varieties and photographing apples for our compendium. General maintenance.

    We always discuss plans for the orchard - what and when to plant, and how we can improve protection and condition of our trees - & we encourage new input.

    Wednesday working bees are normally the first and third Wednesdays. Please register so you receive an email the Monday before - occasionally we cancel if there is little to do or the weather is lousy.

    This is a free event. You do not need to book and no experience is necessary, but we do ask that you email fsurr@tpg.com.au to let us know you are coming.

    Coffee, tea and refreshments are provided.

    Wear sturdy boots and clothing, as well as a hat and sunscreen as we are often examining trees.


    Address: Cnr Homestead & Monckton Rds, Templestowe, 3106 Victoria, Australia.

    • Sun, January 06, 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Pettys Orchard

    We will be checking fruit-set and planning for the coming picking season. The first of the new season apples should be ready to pick. 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.

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