Orchid-viewing Open Day at Vale Park Sunday 11.9.16 10am – noon, followed by shared picnic

We are inviting members and friends to a relaxed Open Day to view our amazing reintroduced native orchids, lilies and other spring flowers on Sunday 11.9.16 10am – noon, followed by a shared BYO picnic BBQ. Bush tucker tastings (including icecreams), plant giveaways and morning tea also featured.

Community Orchid-viewing Morning Tea at Gilberton

Pink Fairy Orchids Gilberton

Special Invitation to  Community  Orchid  Viewing & Morning Tea         10am – noon   Saturday 27th August  2016     at the Gilberton Woodland & Grassland  (on Gilbert Street, Gilberton:  just east of the O’Bahn bridge) Local Residents and Friends of Gilberton Woodland are invited to a Community Morning Tea to celebrate our amazing […]

A Friendly Day at Gilberton

It was a very friendly, productive community morning  at Gilberton Woodland on Friday 17th October 2014 …

Pink Fairies return to Gilberton!

Pink Fairy Orchids Gilberton

In the Gilberton Grassy Woodland, where we planted 2 Pink Fairy orchids (Caladenia latifolia) in 2010, we now have over 200 plants (all grown on site from seed) with 60 flower spikes!   The Pink Fairies are returning!

Successful weeding at Gilberton helps orchids spread

On 10th September 2013, a Conservation Volunteers Australia (CVA) team helped VPOP remove 2-3,000 litres of weeds from the Gilberton Grassy Woodland (GGW). Thanks for the great effort Ping, Diana and Graham! Unfortunately as well as wildflower season, now is also weed season. Although the triangular section where the Pink Fairies orchids (Caladenia latifolia) are  germinating […]