Gardening

Accessible Raised Beds Project

In June this year we were successful in our application for a grant from Willoughby Council to build some raised beds making the garden more accessible. The raised beds will offer 2 ‘pods’ where gardeners can stand or wheelchair users can be seated as they work in the soil. The …

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Portrait of a Harvest

Today’s harvest included cabbage, broad beans and beetroot .. a feast for the eyes 

Towards Spring 2021 .. happenings in the community garden

Under lockdown conditions garden members have been maintaining the garden and preparing for Spring. Adapting to the circumstances we’ve been visiting the garden daily in pairs during July and August, while keeping appropriate social distance.  Spirits have been recently lifted with a generous donation of seedlings and other goodies from …

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Appeared during lockdown

Some people know how to creatively lift up those who pass by.  It was beautiful to find this when it appeared on the path at our community garden on 23 July 2021. So much pleasure spread around by this one kind action.

What’s Growing, Winter 2021

What’s going gangbusters right now? Heads have formed on 5 broccoli plants.  Our broad beans are almost in flower. Potatoes are looking good from above ground. We have just 2 artichoke plants but they are super dooper and garlic is growing well but in it for the long haul yet. …

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Garden Goings On

Digging up peanuts in May 2021 was an exciting ‘first’ for the community garden. Morning tea is always a treat and  sometimes it’s cake and ukelele birthday time.  Sugar snap peas are coming along nicely from last year’s seeds saved from a bumper crop. Broad beans are looking good – …

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