Garden Design - Designing your Edible Oasis with Belinda Kennedy

What to Bring

  • Ruler
  • Plan of your garden if you have one
  • Note pad and pencil

What to Wear

  • Comfortable, weather-appropriate clothing and sturdy shoes/boots

Garden Design - Designing your Edible Oasis with Belinda Kennedy

About This Class

Class Schedule

  • This workshop runs from 10:00AM to 3:00PM

What You Will Learn

  • Site analysis
  • Landscaping features and design tricks
  • Planting styles

What You Get

  • Handouts


So you want to create your own edible oasis, but you just don’t know where to start? Join this informative 1 day workshop and learn the basic steps to help you design your garden to grow your own vegetables, fruit and herbs. The workshop will focus on:- defining what you really want from your garden- understanding your garden through site analysis- developing a base plan- plant choice and how & where to grow them- incorporating animals into the garden design. This workshop is suitable for the beginner gardener with a small balcony, courtyard or larger garden.

CERES members and concession holders are entitled to a 10% discount. Enter "ceresmember" under the promotion and gifts code field.

*Please note that the CERES member or concession discount does not apply to "Bring-A-Friend" tickets which are already discounted

Trainer Bio:

Belinda Kennedy has been working within the horticulture industry for over 10 years, specialising in sustainable and organic garden design and management utilisiing permaculture principles. She has worked in numerous fields within the industry alongside several key landscape designers throughout Melbourne; co-designing, implementing and maintaining home landscapes on various scales; teaching training courses and workshops in Certified Horticulture and Landscape Design along with revegetation work along Melbourne's waterways and parklands. 

Belinda has completed an Advanced Diploma in Horticulture at Melbourne University, a Permaculture Design Course and is currently employed as the Site Horticulturalist and Volunteer Coordinator at CERES Environment Park and runs a sustainable garden design and maintenance company. Along with her hands on experience she is currently working on several literary productions based on permaculture and sustainable gardening along with producing a plant data base for the inner Melbourne region. 

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I was extremely disappointed that this class was cancelled less than a week before it was scheduled to take place. I had bought the class for my husband for an important birthday, approximately three months prior, and had had no indication that the class might not run in the lead up, until 3 days prior, and that was via text message. There was no courtesy phone call, no follow-up, and no offer of a similar course at another date. I am extremely disappointed and will not be recommending this service to others at this stage.