Parks and recreation

Varsity Vegies Community Garden, Varsity Lakes

The green thumbs of Varsity Lakes call Varsity Vegies Community Garden home.  Located adjacent to the Community Resource Centre in Jim Harris Park, Mattocks Road, the garden held its official opening in July 2009. It is in Division 11.

Varsity Vegies has 40 garden beds, including several raised beds for people in wheelchairs to access.

The gardens even received a commendation in the Gold Coast Urban Design Awards for 2009!

There are currently 45 members and there is a waiting list of about 15 people as well as 41 social members.

The gardens supports the following groups: Robina Hospital - acute mental health, Queensland Health, FSG Robina, mothers and kids groups and a local Aboriginal group.

Varsity Veggies is sponsored by Birdies Garden Poducts.

For further information, please contact 0404 216 001 or varsityvegies@gmail.com

Click on the links below to find out more about the gardens:

Varsity vegies community gardensouthern beaches community garden joan park community gardenpeachey community garden workshops and events

 

 

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