Student environmental activist Jordan Crook visited the community nursery on Sunday 21 October 2018. Jordan explained his policy platform as including: State government to subsidise land owners to remove pest plants and animals from private land Keep public land for public use, not private gain Stop wood chipping native forests and Melbourne water catchments and […]
The Southern Dandenongs Community Nursery is currently closed for the summer period, including for seed collection and holidays. We will reopen for plant sales and volunteering on Tuesday 13 February 2018.
Late Winter rain and warming temperatures of early Spring produces an extraordinary range of flowers of the indigenous flora of the Dandenong Ranges. Here is a sample photographed by SDCN member Inge Meldgaard from Belgrave Heights. Asterolasia asteriscophora ssp. albiflora Helichrysum scorpioides Pultenaea scabra Billardiera mutabilis Viola hederacea Gahnia sieberiana Hakea ulicina Goodia lotifolia Indigofera […]
Following the 2015/16 Annual Report, Cr Mike Clarke chaired the election of committee members for 2016/17. The committee members are: President: Garrique Pergl Vice President: James Shannon Treasurer: Rhonda Adams Secretary: Anton Pergl Committee: Robert Pergl, Paul Birch, Michael Merange, Lesley Wilson, Jan Madej Later guest speaker Deakin University Masters student Nick Bradsworth gave a fascinating talk on […]
Annual General Meeting 2015 AGM Audience SDCN celebrated its 20th year at the 2015 Annual General Meeting on Saturday 24 October 2015. Members and friends celebrated the founding of the community nursery at a meeting of the community held in 1995 at the Kallista Hall. A number of people from that meeting were present at our celebration. Past and […]