Board Beans Finally! Our poppies, cauliflowers, broad beans, rocket, pansy's and my favourite flower cosmos. And the bees are loving it. There has been lots of parsnips which funnily enough some folks don't like, but roasted they are DELICIOUS, radishes and the broccoli is just starting to form a head. We purchased
Camellia japonica 'Royal Velvet' LOTS we have been really busy doing things and our community garden is really coming along that is why we haven’t blogged for a while. We are so lucky to have a wood workshop on site as the participants have made us many fantastic things. A part from helping us build
I didn’t think anything exciting would happen this week, but how wrong could I have been. We have a very wet patch, where frogs live. Most days after lunch we hear the croaking. Well today, while we were installing our posts for the fence (yes, we are still working on it) one of our participants
Our Fence Two panels installed only twelve more to go! We would have got another couple installed but the wet weather defeated us. It started raining just as we set up again after lunch and as we were using power tools, we had to stop as they can’t get wet. I am very excited. I
Things are starting to grow!!! Wednesday was a lovely sunny day with a very bracing morning. The very exciting news is that the broad beans have started to sprout and the radish seeds in the green manure bed are popping up which means the wire is working to stop the rabbits devouring our vegetables.
Our Ditch FINALLY we have finished digging THE trench. Our spirits we starting to flag as digging constantly is hard work as we had finished the easy part and now had to return to the buried bricks. Luckily one of the participants used the crow-bar to see how deep they were buried and we
Community Garden Dandenong - Continued Our raised beds are 2.4 metres x 1-metre-wide and 60 cm high, built out of environmentally friendly hard wood. Never use wood that has been treated by chemicals such as arsenic or that you don’t know where it has come from. We also put on the edge of each bed a
Lend a Hand community garden project. We have recently launched our Community garden initiative where we are growing our own vegetables and fruits for the benefits for the local community. We started by hiring our very own cabbage patch trainer & supervisor Sandra Pullman. The project started early May: Tested the soil for any dangerous