Accessible Beds Being Used

Pictured trying out our accessible garden beds is Michael who visited on 9 Feb 2022.  It was a sunny Wednesday to enjoy the pleasures of gardening including collecting radish seeds for next season and thinning out carrots while commenting on how lovely it was to breathe in the aroma of …

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Gardens are creative spaces

We love the creative ways that have been found to enjoy our community garden. Back in December when the sunflowers were in their prime two young people and their grandmother visited to draw. How beautiful.

Garage Sale Trail Nov 2021

On Sat 20 Nov 2021 Market Garden Park participated in the Garage Sale Trail .. a vibrant fun day .. connecting with people, showing what’s growing in the garden, selling some produce, fundraising with delicious puddings and crafts , as well as repurposing no-longer-needed bric a brac and pre-loved goods …

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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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