Meeting September 2016

September is Spring in Melbourne however we have had an unusually cold time and many gardens are still dormant, at least until things warm up. September is a big month for our club, with our annual nutrient distribution and seedling sale. This year Ray did an excellent effort with over 110 tomato seedling which were […]

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Meeting August 2016

Our August meeting was held in Camberwell and there was a good turn out of members who wished to talk about hydroponic gardening and their plans for the upcoming Spring. Ray gave us an update on the tomato seedling that he was growing for the next meeting, due to cold weather the seedling weren’t as […]

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Meeting July 2016

At our July meeting in the Highett Community Centre, we were lucky to have Tua from Bluelab to explain why PH and conductivity is critical to our gardens success. Also we had Tom from Stealth Garden answering questions on how it effects your hydroponic nutrient system. Great meeting.

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One of our meetings

http://hydroponicsociety.org/ We are a group of hydroponic home growers passionate about growing better herbs and vegetables than what most people buy in stores. Through us you will get: An online community 12 months expert support Our Newsletter “The Happy Veg” Monthly meetings Exclusive members only discounts Visits to hobby and commercial growers

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Meeting May 2016

May 2016 Our May meeting was held at  HYDROPONIC CENTRAL and it was a good turn out of members and interested visitors. Brenton started the meeting with a reminder to everyone regarding seedlings and nutrient orders coming up. Our group can offer a lot to members if they choose to take advantage of the bargain […]

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Meeting April 2016

We held our April meeting in the home of Peter and Carol in Melbourne, we also got to see Peter’s lovely new hothouse (pictured below) and to check out what he had growing. Peter demonstrating how he deals with bugs, a hose sprayer using a pyrethium and a soap solution. Insecticidal soap works best on […]

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Meeting March 2016

March was the month many of us made the trip to Deniliquin to visit Cliff and Thelma’s hydroponic garden and to see gardening in an extreme climate. Prior to our visit, there was a heat wave with some days over 45C, a tough environment for anyone’s garden. Everything was grown outside in boxes of sawdust, […]

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Meeting February 2016

  Our February meeting was a tour of Gateway Hydroponics farm in Coldstream, and we are are grateful to Tony for showing us around this amazing facility. Gateway Estate operates a 5000 square metre (1 ¼ acre) high tech hydroponic greenhouse to produce around 80 tons of high quality capsicums, 35,000 pots of basil and […]

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