We had a good meeting in the garden on Sunday. It was too hot for pruning afterwards. Although lunar rhythms aren’t so beneficial, and it's getting late for summer pruning, I’ll be at the garden this evening for an hour or so from 6pm and tomorrow morning at 8.30. If you aren't so confident in tackling … Continue reading Nice pair
We are coming up to seven years since the garden sprouted. In that time the garden has seen plotholders come and go, ‘digger’ involvement wax and wane and a few gardeners still there tilling since the start. There are a growing number of community gardens around the country and city and they are all unique … Continue reading How does our Garden Grow?
The February Notes are now posted - find out what to do this month in the garden including what you should be planting, if you can find room. This month is an eclipse month - there's a lunar eclipse on the 11th and a solar one on the 27th, plus a fair bit of planetary … Continue reading Summer’s last blast?
A quick reminder about our garlic stall at Newstead live - we'll be selling tomorrow all day in Panmure Street, just outside the Anglican Church in front of our garden. It's your only chance to get some of our garden's good stuff and at the same time help us pay our annual water bill. Have a … Continue reading Garlic – get yours (ours) tomorrow
Thanks to the Garlickers - Gayle, Garry, Gordon, Gen (is there a trend here?), Julie, Julie, Julia and Janet (another trend?) we have all the garlic bagged and ready for selling at Newstead Live! next Saturday. We've cultivated quite a few repeat festival goers who look for our garlic each year. Get in early and … Continue reading Garlickers get ready