Gardening - With over 800 plant varieties, what will you find in the Edible Forest Yarra Valley?

Follow our journey season by season on what is in bloom in the Edible Forest Yarra Valley. Forest tours conducted daily at 10am. To book please call +61 35965…
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The Elderberry plant   Medicinally - very good to combat swollen sinuses, colds, influenza or respiratory infections.  Edible - more commonly though the flowers are used to make cordial, used as a garnish in champagne or can be made into a fragrant and tasty tea. The flowers can also be harvested to make elderberry wine, jam, syrup or pies.  #elderberry #elderberryflower #elderberryplant #ediblegarden #yarravalley #medicinalplant #edibleplant #edibleforest #parkling #flowers #edibleflowers Edible Plants, Edible Garden, Edible Flowers, Elderberry Flower, Elderberry Plant, Swollen Sinuses, Cooking Demonstration, Yarra Valley, Influenza
Elderberry
The Elderberry plant Medicinally - very good to combat swollen sinuses, colds, influenza or respiratory infections. Edible - more commonly though the flowers are used to make cordial, used as a garnish in champagne or can be made into a fragrant and tasty tea. The flowers can also be harvested to make elderberry wine, jam, syrup or pies. #elderberry #elderberryflower #elderberryplant #ediblegarden #yarravalley #medicinalplant #edibleplant #edibleforest #parkling #flowers #edibleflowers
The bees are loving the blossom on the Dwarf Nectarine trees in the Edible Forest.  The perfect time to book a tour to come and see the Edible Forest in its full blooming glory!   #spring #edibleforestyv #yarravalley #blossom #bees #bee #permiculture #pollination #summerharvest #sunnyday #flowers Summer Harvest, Blossom Flower, Dwarf, Permaculture, Cottage Garden, Sunny Days, Bees, Glory
Dwarf Nectarine Blossom
The bees are loving the blossom on the Dwarf Nectarine trees in the Edible Forest. The perfect time to book a tour to come and see the Edible Forest in its full blooming glory! #spring #edibleforestyv #yarravalley #blossom #bees #bee #permiculture #pollination #summerharvest #sunnyday #flowers
Chef Neil out in the Edible Forest protecting our basil and curry leaf tree from the harsh frosts we can experience in the Yarra Valley.        #protectingyourgarden #frost #yarravalley #edibleforestyv #curryleaf #curryleaftree #basil #gardening #healthyeating #growwhatyoueat #eatwhatyougrow #behappy #behealthy #plants #plantvarieties Garden Tours, Unique Plants, Launch Event, Curry Leaves, Wetland, Fresh Produce
Curry Leaf Tree
Chef Neil out in the Edible Forest protecting our basil and curry leaf tree from the harsh frosts we can experience in the Yarra Valley. #protectingyourgarden #frost #yarravalley #edibleforestyv #curryleaf #curryleaftree #basil #gardening #healthyeating #growwhatyoueat #eatwhatyougrow #behappy #behealthy #plants #plantvarieties
Say hello to Crabapple 'Julia's Blush' fruit.  Edible component - fruit.  Health benefits - High in Vitamin A, can reduce signs of ageing and can boost the immune system. A great plant to help pollinate an orchard and is very pleasing to the eye. Available to see on the guided tour in the Edible Forest Yarra Valley  #edibleforestyv #medicinalplants #eatwhatyougrow #yarravalley #ediblegarden #edible #crabapple #Rosaceae #harvesting #gardening #applevariety #pollination #growiteatit Health And Wellbeing, Health Benefits, Fruit Health, Apple Varieties
Crabapples
Say hello to Crabapple 'Julia's Blush' fruit. Edible component - fruit. Health benefits - High in Vitamin A, can reduce signs of ageing and can boost the immune system. A great plant to help pollinate an orchard and is very pleasing to the eye. Available to see on the guided tour in the Edible Forest Yarra Valley #edibleforestyv #medicinalplants #eatwhatyougrow #yarravalley #ediblegarden #edible #crabapple #Rosaceae #harvesting #gardening #applevariety #pollination #growiteatit
Say hello to Pineapple Sage (Salvia dorisiana). Edible component - leaves. Health component - regulates blood pressure and lowers cholesterol levels. Rich in Vitamin C and boosts the immune system. Apart from the health benefits, get further enjoyment by cutting and putting it in a vase!  #edibleforestyv #harvest #medicinalplants #gardening #eatwhatyougrow #yarravalley #growiteatit #smelltasteeducate #sage #pineapplesage #salvia Pineapple Sage, Saphira
Pineapple Sage
Say hello to Pineapple Sage (Salvia dorisiana). Edible component - leaves. Health component - regulates blood pressure and lowers cholesterol levels. Rich in Vitamin C and boosts the immune system. Apart from the health benefits, get further enjoyment by cutting and putting it in a vase! #edibleforestyv #harvest #medicinalplants #gardening #eatwhatyougrow #yarravalley #growiteatit #smelltasteeducate #sage #pineapplesage #salvia
Say hello to the Ground Nut (Apios americana) Who knew Ground Nut flowers could look so beautiful? Edible component - Beans & tuber are edible. Health benefits - high in starch & protein and rich in antioxidants. Is known to be great for the treatment of hemophilia.   #edibleforestyv #groundnut #gardening #autumn #eatwhatyougrow #pollination #harvest #yarravalley #growiteatit #autumnsun #climbingplants #beautifulflower #highinprotein #flowers Climbing Plants, Tubers
Ground Nut
Say hello to the Ground Nut (Apios americana) Who knew Ground Nut flowers could look so beautiful? Edible component - Beans & tuber are edible. Health benefits - high in starch & protein and rich in antioxidants. Is known to be great for the treatment of hemophilia. #edibleforestyv #groundnut #gardening #autumn #eatwhatyougrow #pollination #harvest #yarravalley #growiteatit #autumnsun #climbingplants #beautifulflower #highinprotein #flowers
Say hello to our Pomegranates (Punica granatum) basking in the autumn sun. Edible component - the fruit. Health benefits - High in antioxidants, Improves digestion, memory and blood pressure. Is known to enhances sport performance & muscle recovery.  #edibleforestyv #pomegranate #gardening #autumn #eatwhatyougrow #pollination #harvest #yarravalley #growiteatit #waitingtoharvest #autumnsun Pomegranates
Luscious Pomegranate
Say hello to our Pomegranates (Punica granatum) basking in the autumn sun. Edible component - the fruit. Health benefits - High in antioxidants, Improves digestion, memory and blood pressure. Is known to enhances sport performance & muscle recovery. #edibleforestyv #pomegranate #gardening #autumn #eatwhatyougrow #pollination #harvest #yarravalley #growiteatit #waitingtoharvest #autumnsun
Say hello to Apple 'Ballerina' (Malus Domestica)  Edible component - the fruit  Health benefits - fights the effects of ageing on the brain, neutralises irritable bowel syndrome, controls weight issues and improves over all health.  #edibleforestyv #applevariety #gardening #eatwhatyougrow #pollination #harvest #yarravalley #growiteatit Fruit Health Benefits, Ageing
Apple 'Ballerina'
Say hello to Apple 'Ballerina' (Malus Domestica) Edible component - the fruit Health benefits - fights the effects of ageing on the brain, neutralises irritable bowel syndrome, controls weight issues and improves over all health. #edibleforestyv #applevariety #gardening #eatwhatyougrow #pollination #harvest #yarravalley #growiteatit
Say hello to Swamp Mallow (Hibiscus Moscheautos)  Edible component - flowers & leaves  Health benefit - can assist in haling a sore throat, can treat urinary tract infections and makes an excellent tea.  #edibleforest Leaf Health, Mallow Plant, Plant Benefits, Hibiscus Flowers
Swamp Mallow
Say hello to Swamp Mallow (Hibiscus Moscheautos) Edible component - flowers & leaves Health benefit - can assist in haling a sore throat, can treat urinary tract infections and makes an excellent tea. #edibleforest
Say hello to Society Garlic (Tulbaghia Violacea)  Edible component - the flowers and leaves  Health benefit - balance hormones, use flowers and leaves in salad, can deter rabbits from the veggie patch  #edibleforestyv #garlic #gardening Society Garlic, Veggie Patch, Room Spray
Society Garlic
Say hello to Society Garlic (Tulbaghia Violacea) Edible component - the flowers and leaves Health benefit - balance hormones, use flowers and leaves in salad, can deter rabbits from the veggie patch #edibleforestyv #garlic #gardening
Say hello to the Medlar plant (Mespilus Germinca) Edible component of plant - the fruit Health benefit of plant - raises the immune system, fights viruses and protects the respiratory system and helps to eliminate impotence. Respiratory System
Medlar plant
Say hello to the Medlar plant (Mespilus Germinca) Edible component of plant - the fruit Health benefit of plant - raises the immune system, fights viruses and protects the respiratory system and helps to eliminate impotence.