Working bee

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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Ask and ye shall receive

Two days ago, we posted this wanted poster on FB, for people with whipper snippers. The post got over 1,800 views. And guess what some of those came and conquered! Thanks so much to all those people who consistently offer their time and their tools. It is great to get these jobs done. Today we …

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Meet our new member, Jeffrey

Today’s working bee and meeting were both very productive. We had loads of new and old members keen to get the garden going. After the meeting, the guilds were weeded. Thanks to Graham for watering them over the past few weeks they look healthy, but so did the weeds! Meanwhile, the compost bays needed to …

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