The vegetable garden at 773 Warrigal Road has been a space for OC Connections participants to tend to and reap the harvest of their hard work, encouraging participants to hone their green thumbs, and learn about sustainable living. Crop gathering, and food preparation have been activities enjoyed by participants in our day program.
The garden has undertaken a facelift, with a new boundary fence, to separate it from the rest of the garden space, and a netting to prevent possums from helping themselves to some snacks. Geoff Lester and his team from Southeast Gardening were responsible for the fence upgrade, creating a more aesthetically pleasing area for participants and staff to enjoy.
With the cooler months setting into Melbourne, we hope to see some hearty vegetables planted in the garden to accompany some scentful herbs that are already growing.
You can read more about our Day Support program below.
Tickets are now on sale for the OC Connections’ 26th Charity Golf Day at the Melbourne Metropolitan Golf Club. When: Monday 11 July, 2022 (7:30am and 12:30pm shotgun starts) What:18 hole Ambrose tournamentLunch and refreshmentsPrizes and Competitions Who: Anyone who likes a round of golf
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OC Connections would like to congratulate Mr Steve Dimopoulos Member for Oakleigh on his appointment as Minister for Creative Industries and Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events in the Victorian Government. The Hon Steve Dimopoulos has always been a wonderful and engaged supporter of the local community and of the work we undertake here […]