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November 2018

GLC Intro to Solar November

November 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tom Foster Community Centre, 11-13 Darley St
Newtown, NSW 2042 Australia

Find out what's involved in getting solar energy for your own home.  Our workshop is designed to teach you how to save energy at home and takes you through the steps by explaining tariffs, government support, what's happening in the solar installation process.

GLC Natural Pest Management

November 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Camdenville Paddock, Wells Street, Newtown
Sydney, NSW 2042 Australia
Free

Do you know that only about 1% of all species of insects you see in a garden are pests? The majority are beneficial insects, which can be attracted to your garden to help clean these pesky aphids and caterpillars, and to pollinate your fruiting vegetables and fruit trees for better crops. You need to provide them with appropriate food (certain flowering plants) and shelter. Learn how you could employ and attract these little helpers before you reach for an insecticide…

December 2018

GLC No Dig Gardening

December 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Whites Creek Cottage, 31 White St
Lilyfield, NSW 2040 Australia
Free

Join our resident urban horticulturist Emma Daniell and learn to how to build a no-dig garden to plant your summer crops in the right away.  Want to start growing food for summer? This FREE workshop teaches you how to build soil using the simple technique of layering organic materials to make a garden bed from scratch. It is also suitable for raised beds and containers.You will learn at what sort of materials you can use and where to source them from in your local area…

GLC Make a Festive Wreath

December 4 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Meet at Petersham Service Centre, 2-14 Fisher Street, Ground Floor
Petersham, NSW 2049 Australia
Free

Celebrate the upcoming festive session by creating your own wreath for the door or as a gift idea for others. Come along to our crafty day, our facilitator will teach you a variety of easy ways to use natural materials for your festive decoration. Bring along any natural found materials you can share or add to your individual creation. A light lunch is included.

GLC Solar Assessment December 2018 (postponed)

December 8 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Summer Hill Community Centre, 131 Smith St,, Summer Hill
Inner West Council, New South Wales 2131 Australia
Free

Every month the Green Living Centre offers bespoke advice about installing solar PV on individual properties for Inner West Council Residents. Our advice is independent, impartial and FREE. Book in a 45 min session and bring quotes, electricity bills or other material you have with you for the best assessment possible.

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