News from the Community Garden

We continue to hold working bees every Sunday from 8-11, including this Sunday March 3rd. Everyone welcome! New members and newcomers can receive an induction to the Garden. There’s usually a list of ‘to do’ jobs on the white board if members are ever wanting Garden time!

Commencing March 21st, we’ll be holding a monthly evening working bee on the 3rd Thursday of the month from 5pm til dusk. Come along especially if Sundays are out for you. 

The Garden’s ‘Last Friday of the Month’ social evenings will recommence on March 29th from around 5pm. Again everyone is welcome. Bring something to share, even strong opinions!

Watch out for more news soon on a 7am Sunday morning fun run (and walk) starting and finishing at the Garden on March 24th. $15 entry fee but free breakfast and entertainment after a 5km run or stroll through the hills behind Kurrajong Drive. Coffee van too! What could be nicer! All profits will go to the Garden. Our ‘Events’ committeeman and organiser, John Bermingham will need a handful of volunteers and we’re hoping for mobs of participants. Fundraising is essential for maintaining the Garden’s attractiveness and sustainability. Get a team together! 

Gardening wise, it’s a great time to be preparing beds and making compost for autumn and winter veggies. If you’re keen to get off to a great start buy some seedlings now and pot them on in readiness for planting in mid to late March. If you’re unsure about how to proceed come along to a working bee and ask for some direction and/or advice. 

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