Open Gardens Victoria

Our Giving Program supports

South Melbourne BEE Gardens (Bees, Education and Environment)

As part of our Giving Program, Open Gardens Victoria (OGV) is delighted to provide a much-needed financial boost to the South Melbourne BEE Gardens – a fantastic public garden initiative dedicated to increasing bee habitat and bee populations in urban Melbourne. We all know we need more bees!

OGV supported the BEE Gardens with a grant of $9800 through our Giving Program, which is open each year for applications in September. The funds were used to establish two additional BEE gardens in South Melbourne, a park bench for the public to sit and enjoy the gardens, a native BEE Gardening Booklet, Microbat Boxes and various other gardening hard costs.

Read the News article to learn more from project creator, Emma Cutting. We can’t wait to announce other worthy OGV Giving Program grant recipients in the coming months.

Remainder of 2020 Open Gardens cancelled

Regretfully, due to Covid-19 restrictions, the decision has been made to cancel all garden openings for the remainder of 2020. We will continue to keep gardening alive through our very popular online initiatives via the What’s On website tab and our Instagram and Facebook pages.

We can’t wait to welcome you back to our open gardens and events. Until then, keep gardening!

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Open Gardens Victoria Inc is a not-for-profit organisation that opens private gardens throughout Victoria.

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OGV Giving Program

News - 26 January 2021

OGV grant supports South Melbourne BEE Gardens. (Bees, Education and Environment)

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Pandemic Garden Projects - winner announced!

News - 4 December 2020

Impressive garden projects - each is unique to the creator’s expectations, space constraints, skill level, climate conditions. However there can only be one winner!

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