Gardening in Small Spaces

Transform your balcony, courtyard, patio or windowsill into a hugely productive small space garden.

Pot plants on a balcony

Feel that you are missing out on growing your own veggies and herbs due to lack of space? By using containers, pots and vertical space you can transform a balcony, courtyard, patio or windowsill into a hugely productive small space garden.

In this hands-on workshop you will learn:

  • How to maximise your small space to create an abundant oasis of food, herbs and ornamentals
  • Container gardening techniques and principles

Course details

Sat 1st April or
9.30am – 12.30pm

Sat 27th May or
9.30am – 12.30pm

Sat 29th Jul or
9.30am – 12.30pm

Sat 7th Oct 0r
9.30am – 12.30pm

Sat 25th Nov
9.30am – 12.30pm

CERES Brunswick, corner of Roberts & Stewart Streets, Brunswick East, Victoria

Concession available

Lucy Derum is a horticulturist with more than 20 years’ experience in the industry; including retail nursery, community gardens, local councils and as a horticultural consultant.

Lucy has worked across a broad and diverse range of specialist areas, such as therapeutic horticulture, urban agriculture and more recently in food security.

Having grown up in Melbourne’s inner north, Lucy is well versed in the joys and challenges of small space gardening and currently grows an array of food plants, herbs, native plants, and trees on her balcony and in her small front garden in Thornbury.

Lucy is passionate about sharing her knowledge, skill, and expertise to support communities to grow and enjoy their gardens.

What will I learn?

  • Improve your gardening skills
  • Maximise small spaces and grow your own food
  • How to transform your balcony

What should I bring?

  • Notepad and pen

What should I wear?

  • Comfortable, weather-appropriate clothing and sturdy footwear

Terms and conditions

Our booking and refund policies, concession pricing information, FAQs, as well as other general terms and conditions can be viewed here.

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