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Saturday 28 August 9am to 12pm – Learn how to build your own worm farm

Vermicomposting, or worm farming, is easy once you know how! It takes around half the time of conventional composting, and produces vermicast, or ‘black gold’, for your garden. This increases nutrients in your soil and encourages microbial life, and reduces the need for fertilisers and pesticides. Black gold improves water retention and contains plant enzymes …

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Putting in raised beds for planting

These raised garden beds are being made according to the principles of hugulkultur. Hugul what? Hugelkultur means “hill culture”, so the beds are first filled with logs, branches, and twigs.  Other organic materials are put on top, like grass clippings, manure, compost, and then topsoil. All the goodies that are needed to fill this veggie …

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We did it!

We were successful in our funding application to the Queensland Government’s Gambling Community Benefit Fund. This means we will soon be working with council, Mecano and local plumbers to build a double toilet block on site, which will include one fully fitted out for people with disabilities. This will mean more workshops and more activities …

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