Devonport Community Garden

 

The Devonport Community Garden is an initiative of Devonport Community House through consultation with the public and was initially sponsored by Housing Tas.Got a green thumb – or just want to show the kids where vegies come from? The Community Garden, located at 2 Morris Avenue is for everyone to enjoy.  With support from the Devonport City Council, local schools, businesses and neighbours, the garden provides an ideal place for people to meet, learn and develop their skills.

Motto: Nurturing the seeds of a growing community.

Community Groups & Sponsored Plots

All groups within the community are welcome to hire a plot in the Garden. Some sponsored plots available. Contact us if you or your organisation wish to sponsor a plot or need a sponsored plot. Garden rules & charges apply.

Volunteers

We encourage volunteers to donate their skills and time or just come along and potter!  Potter in the Garden on Thursday mornings from 9.30am.  Morning tea around 10.30am.  In return we offer a share of the harvest.

Opportunities

Meet new people, WHS, toolbox safety, first aid, committee membership, helping others, cooking & sampling sessions, propagating plants, exercise & fresh air! If you can provide mentoring skills in gardening, art & design or building let us know!

Devonport Community Garden Orchard

 Name of Tree  Type of Tree  Donated By
 Community Tree of INSPIRATION  Nectarine (Dwarf)  The Zone
 Community Tree of LIFE-LONG LEARNING  Peach (Dwarf)  Mersey Skill Training Community Partnerships
 Community Tree of DEVELOPMENT  Apple (Dwarf cross pollinate)  Housing Tasmania
 Community Tree of TRUST  Apple (Dwarf cross pollinate)  Devonport Community Safety Liaison Group
 Community Tree of EMPOWERMENT  Apricot  Life Line North West
 Community Tree of SHARING  Pear  Devonport Garden Club
 Community Tree of INCLUSION  Peach  Devonfield Enterprises
 Community Tree of RESPECT  Plum  The Lighthouse – Can Do Will Do Project
 Community Tree of ACCEPTANCE  Lemon (Dwarf)  Devonport Community House
 Community Tree of DIVERSITY  Greengage  Building Families – Devonport City Council
 Community Tree of HEALTH  Cherry  Department of Health & Human Services
 Community Tree of HOPE  Avocado  Youth & Family Focus
 Community Tree of FRIENDSHIP  Nashi Pear  Don College

Garden Opening Hours & Contact Details

8.30am – 4pm weekdays, other times by arrangement.
Devonport Community House for more information:
10 Morris Avenue, Devonport, 7310
Phone: 03 6424 7060

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