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Local Groups

  • Geelong Botanic Gardens

(03) 5227 0379

Botanic Gardens, City of Greater Geelong,
PO Box 104, Geelong VIC 3220. 

Staff are willing to help with plant and disease identification 

 

 

Seed Companies

      Birdland Organic Seeds

        http://birdlandseeds.com/     info@birdlandseeds.com

        Run by one of our members, this is a great place to get locally adapted, organic, open pollinated seeds.

        Ben has his seeds for sale at our meetings, and also a number of other places around Geelong.

      The Lost Seed 

 PO Box 3092 BEMBOKA NSW 2550  

ph: (02) 6493 0486           www.thelostseed.com.au                 

Has a selection of very rare vegetables, and  a great  free download of sow what when chart

 

      Eden Seeds      

M.S. 905, Lower Beechmont 4211      

(07) 5533 1107   www.edenseeds.com.au                

Lots of information botanical and taste

 

     New Gippsland Seeds and Bulbs        

Lower Beechmont 4211            

www.newgipps.com.au              

An enormous range of plants and seeds

 

       Diggers               

www.diggers.com.au

info@diggers.com.au           Fantastic company become a member and help them in their work, they have two sites, St Erith (nr Daylesford) and Heronswood (Mornington Peninsula) and when you become a member you get sent out a free magazine / newsletter

Heronswood        105 Latrobe Parade, Dromana, 3936 Melways map 159 C9     Fax (03) 5987 2398 Shop: (03) 5984 7321. Dining: (03) 5984 7318                                  SPRING FLOWER FESTIVAL: 1st-4th November 2008

St Erth      Simmons Reef Road, Blackwood, 3458 Melways map 609(or 909) E11         Ph: (03) 5368 6514. Cafe ph: (03) 5368 6520 Fax (03) 5368 6818                                     SPRING FESTIVAL: 19th-22nd September 2008

 

      Phoenix Seeds   

PO Box 207 , Snug, TAS, Australia     

03) 6267 9663    Only postal                

Very unusual seeds. phnxseed@ozemail.com.au

 

     The Italian Gardener      

Allsun Farm, PO Box 8050, Gundaroo, New South Wales, 2620      (02) 6236 8173          www.theitaliangardener.com.au

      info@theitaliangardener.com.au    

Italian vegetable seeds

 

     Greenpatch         

PO Box 1285, TAREE, NSW 2430     

(02) 6551 4240  

www.greenpatchseeds.com.au

enquiries@greenpatchseeds.com.au

 

      GreenHarvest     

52 Crystal Waters, M.S. 16, MALENY 4552    Ph: (07) 5494 4676 

www.greenharvest.com.au                     Don’t sell many seeds but their website is a fantastic resource for organic gardening and green housekeeping.  Good suppliers of unusual garlic and potatoes

 

      Select Organic   

M.S 905, Lower Beechmont 4211                   

www.selectorganic.com.au                   

Organic Seeds

 

     Nindethana Seed Service Pty Ltd        

PO Box 2121       Albany Western Australia 6331                                          

      Australia  (08) 9844 3533   

nindseed@iinet.net.au  

Largest suppliers of native seed     

                                         

     Cornucopia Seed          

   Cornucopia Seeds and Plants  

PO Box 427 Kerang Vic. 3579           

Ph (03) 5457 1230  

http://cornucopiaseeds.com.au      

 

     Royston-Petrie Seeds   

P.O. Box 1152     Mudgee  NSW  2850            Fax: (61) 2 6372 7077             Ph: (61) 2 6372 7800          

www.roystonpetrieseeds.com.au         

sales@rpseeds.com.au

      Enormous Basil and tomato range look in herb section   

                             

      Mr Fotheringill's  

15B Walker Street South Windsor NSW 2756           Fax: 02 4577 6892

Telephone: 02 4577 5457        

www.mrfothergills.com.au   

sales@fothergills.com.au      

Yes these seeds are available from most nurseries and supermarkets, but they have a good selection

                                         

     Vilmorin                           

www.vilmorin.com.au                 

A seed company since 1743, mostly european varieties

 

      Yates       

Yates Australia, A divison of Orica Australia Ltd Pty  1800 224 428          

www.yates.com.au ">  www.yates.com.au          

Again these seeds are mostly availible from nurserys and supermarkets

      Street Address: 1 Gow Street, Padstow, NSW 2211 Australia                                     

      Postal Address: Locked Bag 6504, Milperra NSW 1891                                               

 

      The Gourdfather 

 John Van Tol         PO Box 298  East Maitland. NSW  2323                        Australia 02 4933 6624      www.thegourdfather.com    

gourdfather@westnet.com.au       

  A resource for gourd lovers

                                            

      4 Seasons          

PO Box 369, Tenterfield, NSW2372               

www.4seasonsseeds.com.au        

sales@4seasonsseeds.com.au                                           

 

      Atlantic Seeds    

PO Box 8210, Carrum Downs, 3201    Victoria AUSTRALIA                                  

  Giant vegetable seeds

www.atlanticseeds.com.au "> www.atlanticseeds.com.au 

info@atlanticseeds.com.au

 

      Rangeview Seeds         

PO Box 144    Morayfield, Queensland   4506          PH:754298798   

www.rangeviewseeds.com.au  

            

      Origin Seeds      

formerly King Seeds

 PO Box 3126 ,Bundaberg, QLD,4670

Ph:07 41  302722           Fax:0741594881                 

www.originseed.com.au ">  www.originseed.com.au      

sales@originseed.com.au                                          

 

      Bay Seed Garden          

PO Box 715, Busselton, WA, 6280      PH:08 9752 2513                                   

Organic Seed Producers. Non-Hybrid and Heritage Seeds of Vegetables, Herbs and Flowers raised organically. List available send 1x45c stamp.

 

      Earthcare Enterprises   

PO Box 500, Maleny, QLD, 4552         PH:07 5494 4666         

   www.earthcare.com.au

webmaster@earthcare.com.au      

Plants and seeds, mostly bamboo

 

      Four Seasons Herbs     

PO Box 110 Exeter Tas 7275   0412 721 268           

www.fourseasonsherbs.com.au                 

A large selection of seed and plants

                                         

      Goodman Seeds        

19 Radford Place, Bairnsdale   P.O. Box 91, Bairnsdale, 3875       Fax: (03) 5152 3877Phone: (03) 5152 5988        

admin@goodmanseeds.com.au

www.goodmanseeds.com.au          

Family Run 100% Australian Company, selling mostly older varieties

                                                

 

Heritage and Rare Fruit Nurseries

 

STUNSAIL BOOM RIVER NURSERY

ph/fax 08 85597264                         Heritage Apple Trees: 50 varieties, giving flavour, delicacy, versatility and long harvest flow (6 months)

Kangaroo Island South Australia                                                    

Cider Apple Trees: A range of English and French true cider varieties. Good acidity, tannins for top quality cider.

 

BOB MAGNUS' FRUIT TREE NURSERY

c/-  PO Woodbridge TAS 7162 

      www.woodbridgefruittrees.com.au/

PH (03) 62674430                           

Specialising in heritage apple varieties, 80 at present, and all dwarf trees. Pears, plums, Quinces and Hazel Nuts 

 

PERRY’S FRUIT AND NUT NURSERY

Kangarilla Road, McLaren Flat. SA 5171  (08)   8383 0268   

www.perrysfruitnursery.com.au        perrys@adelaide.on.net

                                   

DALEY’S FRUIT TREE NURSERY           

36 Daley's Lane, Geneva via Kyogle NSW 2474

(02) 66 321 441

www.daleysfruit.com.au

An amazing selection of fruit trees, if they don’t have it they know who will.      

 

 

Local Nurseries

 

Useful Organisations

Organic Federation of Australia

      PO Box, Oakleigh South, Vic, 3167           1300 657 435           

www.ofa.org.au  

info@ofa.org.au 

The peak body promoting, networking and lobbying for the organic movement

 

 Henry Doubleday Research Assoc of Australia        

PO Box 442, Richmond, NSW 2753               

www.earthcare.org.au

 www.hdra.asn.au           

hdra@earthcare.org.au 

Promotes organic gardening and farming.  Meetings and seminars, quarterly journal Natural Growing, seed bank, bookshop, library and advisory service

 

Permaculture Melbourne           

PO Box 3020, Auburn Vic 3123            03 9513 4447           

www.permaculturemelbourne.org.au   

admin@permaculturemelbourne.org.au          

 

Australian Community Garden Network

Cultivatating Community Ben Neil 03 9415 6580      

www.communitygarden.org.au 

     

Hawksbury Earthcare Centre

PO Box 442, Richmond, NSW 2753               

www.earthcare.org.au               

A place for people to gain knowledge and skills in all aspects of sustainable living.  Open the first sat of month.

 

The Seed  Savers Network

Ph:02 6675 7560           

www.seedsavers.net     

info@seedsavers.net    

 

Useful Websites

 ABC Gardening Australia         

       www.abc.net.au/gardening 

 

 Nurseries on Line           

www.nurseriesonline.com.au          

A extensive list on where to buy plant material

 

New Crops and Plant Products at Purdue University

www.hort.perdue.edu/newcrop        

nformation on unusual vegetables

 

Australian City Farms and Community Gardens       

  www.communitygarden.org.au      

  Information on community Gardens

 

Australian Community Foods   

www.communityfoods.org.au         

  Farmers markets, Community gardens and Seed Savers

 

Bureau of Meteorology 

  www.bom.gov.au      

All things weather

 

Conservation Volunteers          

  www.conservationvolunteers.com.au/

     

Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation    

www.kitchengardenfoundation.org.au/      

Kitchen Gardens in Schools

 

Sustainable Gardening Australia         

www.sgaonline.org.au         

A wealth of information

 

Ceres      

www.ceres.org.au    

Environmental Centre

 

Master Composter         

www.mastercomposter.com           

Everything you could ever want to know about composting

 

How to Compost

www.howtocompost.org      

Everything you could ever want to know about composting 2.

 

Ohioline: Yard and Garden Vegetables          

http://ohioline.osu.edu/lines/vegie.html      

Information of Vegetables

 

Rare Fruit Council of Australia 

http://rarefruitaustralia.org   

Information on Fruit

 

Successful Gardening with Annette MacFarlane       

http://www.annettemcfarlane.com.au