Get involved

get involved

There are plenty of ways to get involved and support Mort Bay Community Garden.

Ways our local community can help

Donate kitchen scraps

Members and local residents can help by giving your green kitchen scraps for composting. Please follow these guidelines [more]

Make a financial donation

Donations to the Mort Bay Community Garden Association are welcome and appreciated. They help us pay for everything from seeds and soil to tools and watering cans [more]


Ways for members to get involved

There are several activities that are crucial to keep the garden running and looking fabulous. Help out with one (or more!). It’s a great way to meet other members, learn new things or contribute your expertise. Guidance and support is always available from experienced members.

Working bees

Our working bees give you a chance to get your hands dirty, have a yarn with fellow gardeners over the raised beds and take home produce [more]

General meetings

We meet once a month to plan the development of our garden. You can contribute your voice to the running of the garden by coming to our general meetings. Find more info [more]

 Daily garden care

Help keep the garden in shape by putting your name down on our daily garden care roster. Tasks include watering, pest control, pruning and compost care [more]

Native Bushcare Group

Learn about native plants and invasive species while helping care for the bushland in the garden [more]

Planting Group

Help us manage our raised beds and everything we plant in them – and learn about plants and pests at the same time! [more]

Germinators

Grow seedlings for the garden at home. We provide all the materials you need [more]

Compost Group

Help make the organic gold our garden is thriving on and take care of the worm farms that produce worm juice, our liquid fertiliser [more]

Site management

There are always things to do to help keep our garden in tiptop condition, including general repairs, shed tidying, grass to mow and mulch to spread [more]

Communications

Represent the garden at community fairs, organise garden events, recruit new members and help run our web and Facebook sites [more]

Executive committee

Help manage the garden as part of our executive committee. Responsibilities include liaising with council and organising and chairing general meetings [more]