Working Bees

Upcoming events

    • Sun, June 04, 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Pettys Orchard

    We will be checking the watering system and various other maintenance tasks. Possibly grass cutting by mower and whipper-snipper. Some weeding in the nursery. We may lift some nursery trees for planting in the orchard. Discussion and planning over coffee.

     Work with our experienced volunteers and learn some new skills.


    This is a free event. You do not need to book and no experience is necessary. Contact heritagefruitssociety@gmail.com for furthrt information.

    Coffee, tea and refreshments are provided.

    Wear sturdy boots and clothing, as well as a hat and sunscreen. If you wish, you can bring a pair of gardening gloves and your own secateurs, preferably with your name clearly written on them.


    Address: cnr Homestead and Monckton Rds, Templestowe, 3106 Victoria, Australia.

Past events

Sat, April 22, 2017 Apple tasting - Petty's Orchard
Sat, April 22, 2017 Apple tasting - Petty's Orchard
Sun, April 02, 2017 Orchard Maintenance Workshop
Sun, March 26, 2017 Heritage Apple Tasting @ Rippon Lea, Elsternwick
Mon, March 13, 2017 Heritage Apple Tasting @ Pettys Orchard
Sun, March 05, 2017 Orchard Maintenance Workshop
Sun, February 12, 2017 Apple tasting - Petty's Orchard.
Sun, February 05, 2017 Orchard Maintenance Workshop
Mon, January 16, 2017 Heritage Apple Tasting @ Pettys Orchard
Sun, January 08, 2017 Orchard Maintenance Workshop
Sun, December 04, 2016 Orchard Maintenance Workshop
Sun, November 06, 2016 Orchard Maintenance Workshop
Sun, October 02, 2016 Orchard Maintenance Workshop and AGM
Sun, September 04, 2016 Orchard Maintenance Workshop
Sat, August 13, 2016 Grafting And Tree Sales Day
Sun, August 07, 2016 Grafting And Tree Sales Day
Sun, July 10, 2016 Plum scion collection
Sun, July 03, 2016 Orchard Maintenance Workshop
Wed, June 15, 2016 Collection Maintenance & Discussion
Sun, June 05, 2016 Orchard Maintenance Workshop
Sun, May 01, 2016 Orchard Maintenance Workshop
Wed, April 20, 2016 Collection Maintenance & Discussion
Sun, April 10, 2016 Heritage Apple Tasting @ Pettys Orchard
Sun, April 03, 2016 Orchard Maintenance Workshop
Wed, March 30, 2016 Collection Maintenance & Discussion
Sun, March 27, 2016 Heritage Apple Tasting @ Pettys Orchard
Sun, March 06, 2016 Orchard Maintenance Workshop
Sun, February 28, 2016 Heritage Apple Tasting @ Werribee Park Orchard
Wed, February 03, 2016 Field Trip - Budwood Collection
Wed, January 06, 2016 Collection Maintenance & Discussion
Sun, January 03, 2016 Orchard Maintenance Workshop
Sun, December 06, 2015 Orchard Maintenance, Netting
Wed, November 18, 2015 Collection Maintenance & Discussion
Wed, November 04, 2015 Collection Maintenance & Discussion
Sun, November 01, 2015 Orchard Maintenance, Pruning
Wed, October 07, 2015 Collection Maintenance & Discussion
Sun, October 04, 2015 Orchard Maintenance, Pruning, AGM,
Wed, September 23, 2015 Collection Maintenance & Discussion
Sun, September 06, 2015 Grafting clean-up & Orchard Maintenance/Pruning
Wed, September 02, 2015 Grafting clean-up & Orchard Maintenance/Pruning/Planting
Wed, August 12, 2015 Grafting workshop
Sun, August 09, 2015 Grafting And Tree Sales Day
Sat, August 08, 2015 Grafting And Tree Sales Day
Sun, August 02, 2015 Grafting And Tree Sales Day
Sun, July 26, 2015 Grafting And Tree Sales Day
Wed, July 15, 2015 Collection Maintenance & Discussion
Sun, July 05, 2015 Scion Collection & Orchard Maintenance
Wed, July 01, 2015 Collection Maintenance & Discussion
Sat, June 20, 2015 No Working Bee this Saturday
Wed, June 17, 2015 Collection Maintenance & Discussion
Sun, June 07, 2015 Scion Collection & Orchard Maintenance
Wed, May 20, 2015 Collection Maintenance & Discussion
Sat, May 16, 2015 No Working Bee this Saturday
Wed, May 06, 2015 Collection Maintenance & Discussion
Sun, May 03, 2015 Join in and learn - Orchard Maintenance
Sat, April 18, 2015 Join in and learn - Orchard Maintenance
Wed, April 15, 2015 Collection Maintenance & Discussion
Mon, April 06, 2015 Antique Apple Tasting @ Pettys Orchard
Sun, April 05, 2015 Join in and learn - Orchard Maintenance
Wed, April 01, 2015 Join in and learn - Orchard Maintenance
Sun, March 22, 2015 Antique Apple Tasting @ Pettys Orchard
Sat, March 21, 2015 Join in and learn - Orchard Maintenance
Wed, March 18, 2015 Join in and learn - Orchard Maintenance
Sun, March 08, 2015 Antique Apple Tasting @ Pettys Orchard
Wed, March 04, 2015 Join in and learn - Orchard Maintenance
Sun, March 01, 2015 Join in and learn - Orchard Maintenance
Sun, August 10, 2014 Grafting workshop and Tree sales day
Sat, August 09, 2014 Grafting And Tree Sales Day
Sun, August 03, 2014 Grafting workshop and Tree sales day
Sat, June 21, 2014 Working bee at Petty's Orchard
Sun, June 01, 2014 Working bee at Petty's Orchard
Sat, May 17, 2014 Working bee at Petty's Orchard
Sun, May 11, 2014 Antique Apple Tasting @ Pettys Orchard
Sun, May 04, 2014 Working bee at Petty's Orchard
Sun, April 20, 2014 Antique Apple Tasting @ Pettys Orchard
Sat, April 19, 2014 Working bee at Petty's Orchard
Sun, April 06, 2014 Antique Apple Tasting @ Pettys Orchard
Sun, April 06, 2014 Working bee at Petty's Orchard
Sat, March 15, 2014 Working bee at Petty's Orchard
Sun, March 09, 2014 Antique Apple Tasting @ Pettys Orchard
Sun, March 02, 2014 Working bee at Petty's Orchard
Sun, February 23, 2014 Antique Apple Tasting @ Pettys Orchard
Sat, February 15, 2014 Working bee at Petty's Orchard
Sun, February 02, 2014 Working bee at Petty's Orchard
Sun, January 26, 2014 Antique Apple Tasting @ Pettys Orchard
Sat, January 18, 2014 Working bee at Petty's Orchard
Sun, January 05, 2014 Working bee at Petty's Orchard
Sun, October 13, 2013 Apple Blossom Picnic
Sun, March 31, 2013 Antique Apple Tasting @ Pettys Orchard
Sun, March 17, 2013 Antique Apple Tasting @ Pettys Orchard
Sun, March 03, 2013 Antique Apple Tasting @ Pettys Orchard
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