Horticulture Centre

 The Horticulture Centre was redeveloped in Term 3 - 2010. It has excellent features including:


* A Greenhouse   * Potting bench  * Washing up bench and sink   * Picnic table  * Wooden park bench * Raised garden beds  * Citrus tree plantation  * Soil and compost bays  * 22,000 and 1,000 litre water tanks  * Old style water pump connected to the tank   * Automated watering system  * Lockable storage sheds  * Shaded mod. grass area  * Coloured concrete and paved surfaces  *  Excellent security fencing * Ample ground beds for planting  * Wind Chimes  * Weather Station.


Dandenong Valley SDS is a member of the Horticutural Therapy Association of Victoria (HTAV).

Click here to visit HTAV's Website.

 


View from Entrance.

 

Water pump fed from the water tank, picnic setting, bench seat and large tool shed.


Water pump for manual filling of watering cans.

 

Water tank and barrel planters.

 

Citrus tree garden. Lemon, Kaffir Lime, Lime and Orange trees.


Wash up sink, bench and wall mounted weather station.


Raised garden bed and retractable hose.


Potting bench.


Soil storage bay.





Raised garden added in 2017 with lettuces growing.



Photos after redevelopment

 

hort centre 1

hort centre 2