Events

Upcoming events

    • Wed, January 24, 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Pettys Orchard

    Possibly mowing and putting more guards around trees. Checking ripeness and picking where appropriate. We always discuss plans for the orchard & we encourage new ideas.


    NB for January only, Wednesday working bees are the second and fourth Wednesdays.
    This is a free event. You do not need to book and no experience is necessary, but we do ask that you email fsurr@tpg.com.au to let us know you are coming.

    Coffee, tea and refreshments are provided.

    Wear sturdy boots and clothing, as well as a hat and sunscreen as we are often examining trees.


    Address: Cnr Homestead & Monckton Rds, Templestowe, 3106 Victoria, Australia.

    • Sun, February 04, 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Pettys Orchard

    We will be checking the watering system and various other maintenance tasks. Possibly grass cutting by mower and whipper-snipper. More pruning of trees. There should be quite a few apples ripe by now, so we will be picking - and tasting!! Discussion and planning over coffee.

     Work with our experienced volunteers and learn some new skills.



    This is a free event. You do not need to book and no experience is necessary. Contact heritagefruitssociety@gmail.com for further information.

    Coffee, tea and refreshments are provided.

    Wear sturdy boots and clothing, as well as a hat and sunscreen. If you wish, you can bring a pair of gardening gloves and your own secateurs, preferably with your name clearly written on them.


    Address: cnr Homestead and Monckton Rds, Templestowe, 3106 Victoria, Australia.

    • Sun, February 18, 2018
    • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Pettys Orchard Heritage Apple Collection. Bookings Essential.
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    Register
    Come to Pettys Orchard in Templestowe to sample the seasonal flavours of the Heritage Apple Collection at an Apple Tasting afternoon at 5 PM.

      Approximately 15 varieties available for tasting. Limited quantities available for purchase. Orchard tour included. Event runs for approx. 2 hours.

    Come and try, perhaps for the first time, some of over two hundred varieties grown in the Heritage Apple Collection at Pettys Orchard

    All funds received go toward the maintenance and expansion of the collection




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