Visit Glen Eira’s community gardens during Seniors Festival

In Glen Eira we're fortunate to have several community gardens where you can drop in, see what's growing and learn something new. Each of the garden spaces are open during this year’s Seniors Festival with gardener meet and greets and various activities on offer. 

Make your way to as many gardens as you like and discover our green neighbourhood spaces. 

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Caulfield South Community House Garden

Rear of Caulfield South Community House, 450 Kooyong Road, Caulfield South

Drop in for an informal garden tour and get your hands dirty with a simple propagation exercise. The Garden Coordinator and volunteers will be there to answer questions. 

The Garden Café will be open with Devonshire tea and coffee for $5. 

  • Monday 3 October, 10.30am–12pm and
  • Monday 10 October,10.30am–12pm
Caulfield South Community House Garden

Murrumbeena Community Garden

Rear of Murrumbeena Uniting Church, 117 Murrumbeena Road, Murrumbeena

Meet the community gardeners and enjoy an informal tour of the garden. Take a look around, have a chat and join in a simple gardening activity you can take home. 

  • Thursday 6 October, 1pm–3pm

Carnegie Laneway Garden and Gallery — Laz's Lane and Rita's way

Koornang Road, Carnegie at the school pedestrian crossing. Enter laneways on either side of Koornang Road.

Meet volunteers in Laz's Lane and discover the gardens, art walking trail and swap boxes created and cared for by the local community. Take your photo in the butterfly and angel wings. The spaces continue to evolve and can be visited at any time. You can find Carnegie Laneways on Google Maps, comprising Laz's Lane, Rita's Way, Bird Lane, Glen Huntly Laneway and Chook Run. 

  • Thursday 6 October, 10.30am–12.30pm

 East Bentleigh Village Garden

Rear of Moorleigh Community Village, 90–92 Bignell Road, Bentleigh East

Drop in to one of the garden’s regular Community Garden Gatherings on the first and third Saturdays of each month. The Gatherings are a combined working bee and open day where all are welcome to join in or just chat and have a cuppa while the gardeners share their knowledge and produce. Bring along morning tea or lunch to share. 

  • Saturday 1 October between 10am–2pm
  • Saturday 15 October between 10am–2pm

Visit the Plant Sale, including seedlings and potted flowers. Plant sales are usually held on the fourth Saturday of every month.

  • Saturday 22 October, 8.30am–12.30pm