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Local Groups

Friends Of Geelong Botanic Gardens:
Geelong Sustainability Group:
Geelong Herb Society Inc.:

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                 

Eden Seeds      

(07) 5533 1107                

New Gippsland Seeds and Bulbs        

Lower Beechmont 4211                 

An enormous range of plants and seeds

Diggers                  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.


The Italian Gardener      

Allsun Farm, PO Box 8050, Gundaroo, New South Wales, 2620      (02) 6236 8173    

Italian vegetable seeds



PO Box 1285, TAREE, NSW 2430     (02) 6551 4240


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


c/-  PO Woodbridge TAS 7162

PH (03) 62674430                           

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


Local Nurseries

 Coming… soon




Sustainable Gardening Australia          

A wealth of information


How to Compost      

Everything you could ever want to know about composting 2.


Rare Fruit Council of Australia   

Information on Fruit