Garden Joans web

OGSA called for applications in January for $3000 grants for up to three Community Gardens. The succesful gardens are the Mt Gambier Old Gaol Community Garden, Joan's Patch and the Trott Park Community Garden.


Do you have a community garden project that needs funding or want to establish a garden but don’t have funds? OGSA would like to hear your ideas! 

Playford Trust web

Elleca Polson (centre), a TAFE Horticulture, Conservation and Land Management student is presented with a $2000 Scholarship by Dr Lyn Edwards (left) from OGSA and Dr Leanna Read (right) from the Playford Foundation.

Vick and Rob5x3web

Following our AGM, we have a new Chairperson with Rob Andrewartha replacing Vick Winnall who was our Inaugral Chair over our first 3 years (pictured above). We appreciate Vick’s leadership in establishing our Committee.

Merilyn Web

OGSA wishes to congratulate Merilyn Kuchel on being awarded the Order of Australia Medal in this week's Queen's Birthday Honours for her service to horticultural and botanical organisations in South Australia.

Frosty Flats web

With the conclusion of the Summer/Autumn openings, the third season of Open Gardens SA has come to a close… a season in which over 40 private gardens were open to the public … well over half of them for the first time.