Get started growing organic fruit in your backyard. Discover which fruits thrive in our climate, learn how to grow fruit in containers and explore organic pest management strategies.
Includes a hands on session propagating berries from cuttings and runners.
What you’ll learn:
Introduction to fruit trees, vines and berries suited to small spaces
Seasonal guide to growing fruit in Sydney
Strategies for organic pest control
What you’ll get:
Small group size and experienced facilitator
6 propagated plants to take home
Jen Beer is the City Farm learning facilitator, and a keen backyard fruit grower.
Do not attend the Sydney City Farm events if you are unwell
Please do not attend if you are unwell or have any signs of cold or flu including a cough, sore/scratchy throat, runny nose, shortness of breath or a fever. We respectfully advise that you will not be permitted to enter. You will be required to fill in a quick online wellness check survey the day before your education program.
When you arrive at the Sydney City Farm
When you arrive to attend an education session, scan the QR code at the entry and enter your name and phone number or email address. You must do this each time you attend. If you don’t have a phone that can do this, ask a staff member to assist you. This is a NSW Health requirement and will be used for contact tracing purposes only if necessary.
When at the Sydney City Farm event
notify staff if you start to feel unwell
face masks may be required at indoor venues
maintain 1.5m physical distance from all people including staff
wash or sanitise your hands on entry and regularly after that
you are welcome to bring your own gardening gloves. Gloves will be supplied to volunteers and education participants who do not bring their own.
follow volunteer and education participant hygiene protocols discussed at start of session
wipe down equipment that you use or touch with the sanitising wipes supplied