Easter coincides with the full moon and strong lunar influences. It's not just surfers making the most of the conditions, gardeners can too. It's an expansive phase; the moon is waxing, ascending and in a root and flower phase over the easter period. Find out what all this means for the garden and see what … Continue reading Easter, the moon and the garden
[ no obj., with adverbial of direction ] go somewhere for a short time, often without notice: she popped in to see if she could help. Pop in over the next few Sundays, to pick up your garlic share and plant next season's. Despite the dry conditions of late, we still have water on tap … Continue reading Do pop in
A few of us made a start on the summer pruning yesterday (yes, it's autumn, but still not too late; trees still have all their green growth and the sap is flowing actively). We dried not to be too drastic and stuck to the stonefruit and espaliers. The trees did look better after a bit … Continue reading Let there be light
Wouldn't it be great if our pump at the garden - and the rest of Newstead! - was powered by 100% renewable energy? And if it was affordable for everyone in our town? Come along on Sunday Feb 11 at 11am to hear the latest from the Renewable Newstead project. A lot of work and … Continue reading Energy Solutions for Newstead?
The garden! Plus Claire from Taralgon (twice!) and our own Carol. We sold 908 raffle tickets (reckon Claire should by a tatts ticket and see if her good odds continue!) and quite a bit of garlic and other garden products so, happily, we've covered our water bill for the year. A great result, especially given … Continue reading And the winner is …