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GUESS WHO VISITED OUR GARDEN?!

Nearly 2 years ago, when our garden was but a bare paddock, I said to one of the first groups to work with me : ” It does’t look like much now, but let’s make it so good Costa from

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SCHOOL HARVEST GOES TO MARKET

Last Saturday (31st of August) we took our wares to our local Hume Murray Farmers Market This was the culmination of about 10 weeks of seriously hard work. We   have been collecting and cleaning recycled jars and bottles, making

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OUR FROG POND 8 MONTHS LATER

the garden pond proved to be a wonderful success, both with local fauna  and our students. Families of grass parrots, plovers, crimson rosellas, willy wagtails, blue wrens, gallahs, magpies and ibises have settled in the neighbourhood because they are assured

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COMING SOON

Science Discovery recycling  project… To weed or not to weed… What happens to our produce… Recipes … About our Bhutanese volunteers… Insect hotels… Worm farming … Art in the garden…                         

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NEED A SHADE HOUSE? BUILD A SHADE HOUSE

As we aim to propagate  many plants ourselves, a shade house is  sensible addition to our garden. We happened to have a whole lot of kiln dried timber ( salvaged from a skip during school renovations a couple of years

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SUMMER 2012/13

It’s been long and it’s been dry, with no rain to speak of in our part of the world. We staggered our planting in hope of  avoiding  excessive produce during  the long holiday period. The first lot of tomatoes, beans,

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THE FROG POND- how it started

Every garden needs a frog pond… Apart from creating an interesting focal point,  a well established pond will support a diverse  range of   critters.  Birds, frogs , lizards and insects will all be encouraged to make their home close to the source of water

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