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
Making the most of the opportunity of cooler weather in the garden today, though certainly not an auspicious planting day. However, it was wonderful to find a frog in the raised bed previously occupied by the Newstead Preschool. Made my day, but suspect she wasn't too happy. Popped her over into the spud bed (freshly fed with … Continue reading Frog in the bed