Current Events

Gardening Bees

Every Sunday Morning 

Join us down at the garden every Sunday morning (from 6am in Summer and 7am in Winter) for our weekly gardening bee

Turn some compost, do some planting and meet some likeminded gardeners! All are welcome!

Don't forget to bring a hat, sunscreen, closed in shoes and water.

Worm Farm Workshop

Sunday 7 July, 10-11am

On Sunday 7 July at 10am, Brian the Worm Man will be holding a workshop at the garden to show us how to set up and care for the worm farm. 

If you’re interested in worm farming, or getting involved in the garden, this is the event for you! 

All are welcome to join. Bring a mug for a cuppa whilst we learn all about worms! 

Click here for more information and to register to attend

Past Events

Community Picnic and AGM

Sunday 24 March 2024, 3-6pm

Join us to reflect on how much the garden has grown over the past 12 months! This event is open to everyone - including existing volunteers and new.

Bring a plate to share for the picnic as well as a cup for beverages. Outdoor games will also be supplied.

The Annual General Meeting will commence around 4pm. 

Please note, this event replaces the usual Sunday morning gardening bee for this date.

Click here for more information and to register to attend

Clean Up Perrin Park

Sunday 3 March 2024, 7-9am

Help us keep Perrin Park and Toowong Creek pristine as a part of Clean Up Australia Day. 

Click here for more information and to register to attend

Free Understanding Permaculture Workshop

Sunday 1 October 2023, 9am 

Join us to learn all about permaculture in the garden with a special guest from Community Gardens Australia. All welcome. 

Click here for more information and to register to attend

Flower Workshop

Sunday 4 June 2023, 8am 

Join us for a workshop on growing easy flowers from cuttings. All cuttings planted will help us prepare for our native bee hive! 

$10 per ticket includes tea/coffee and a sweet treat. 

Register here to attend. 

Clean Up Australia Day 

Sunday 5 March 2023, 9am-11am 

We are hosting a Clean Up Australia Day event on Sunday 5 March 2023 with Michael Berkman MP, and we’d love you to join us! 

We'll meet at Taringa Community Garden and start cleaning up at 9 am, once it's all done there will be a free sausage sizzle (vegan and gluten-free options available). Stay along after for a tour of the Taringa Community Garden.

The Garden will be providing some bags and gloves but feel free to bring your own - and don’t forget a hat, sunscreen and a water bottle! 

Register to attend here. 

Neighbour Day 2023

Sunday 26 March, 7am

Neighbour Day is an annual event created by Relationships Australia to help address loneliness across Australia and build better communities one relationship at a time.

This year’s Neighbour Day falls on Sunday 26 March, our regular gardening bee. To celebrate we will enjoy a cuppa and bite to eat at the garden. Join us from 7am.

If you’re interested in joining the community garden, this will be the perfect opportunity to meet the people in your neighbourhood and show care for your community.

TCG Turns 2

14 August 2022, 4pm

Help us celebrate our second birthday in the garden. Starting a 4pm, we will share a potluck picnic surrounded by fairy lights, play outdoor games and enjoy how far the garden has come. All are very welcome!

Edible Gardening Workshop

18 June 2022

Join us for an Edible Gardening Workshop on Sunday 19 June being jointly hosted by the Taringa Community Garden and Brisbane Edible Gardening! 

Learn about a wide range of edible plants and how to care for them in the Brisbane climate with our guest presenter, Dr Ketah Silvester. 

Best of all, finish the morning gardening with a cup of tea with neighbours! 

Christmas Fair

8 December 2021

Come join us for a fantastic evening fair at the garden! Celebrating the holiday season and another wonderful year for the Taringa Community Garden and the local communities.

We have a wonderful evening planned for everyone!

Community Garden and Compost Hub Launch

21 March 2021

Join us from 8am on Sunday 21 March 2021 for our official garden and compost hub launch.  

Food and drink, composting workshops, kids activities, plant stalls, free kitchen caddies and much more will be available on the day. 

Neighbour Day

28 March 2021

Neighbour Day 2021 falls on the 28th of March, the last Sunday of the month. As always on a Sunday morning, we will be hosting a Gardening Bee from 6-8am, and afterwards we’ll provide some tea and biscuits for everyone to hang around and have a morning chat. If you have been wanting to meet a fellow Taringa neighbour, or find a reason to get out of bed early, this is the perfect day to do it!