Our first food swap at Glen Park Oaks Community Garden! Look at all the wonderful goodies! 2 things to note. I've found out that the persimmons on offer are the astringent type which means that it needs to ripen till very soft before you can scoop out to eat, as opposed to eating like an … Continue reading May 2015 Swap
The challenge closed Monday 20th April and I've been mulling over which entries to pick for voting. So here they are... Option A - From Joan and it was the very first entry Cut the bottom out of a few old, large buckets and almost bury each one vertically in the ground. Add mainly kitchen … Continue reading Recycling challenge finalists
We've recently been talking about change at church and I suppose no one can escape change even though we tend to dislike it (that's me!). As you may already know, we are starting at a new venue (Glen Park Community Garden) in May 2015 and our resources will have to be updated to reflect that … Continue reading Name change
Here's a quick visual update of the latest swap! Please take note that the next swap will be the 1st Saturday in May and we will be at our new venue in Glen Park Community Garden, Bayswater North. See you there!
Just a short post to update on our next swap date. It will NOT be the 1st Saturday of April. We have moved it to coincide with the Earth Hour event which will be Saturday 28 March 2015 6.45-8pm at Maroondah Federation Estate, Ringwood. For more info about the local Earth Hour event, please check … Continue reading Earth Hour Event
They say that the best laid plans of mice and men often go astray...well this definitely applies to me regarding our March recycling challenge. I had grand plans to create a big worm farm out of an old refrigerator - I had seen a video on an old episode of Gardening Australia and was inspired to … Continue reading Finishing off the challenge…
We had a beautiful autumn day with lots of produce being swapped. We relocated a short distance to the undercover area which was more spacious and had better shelter. Don't know why I didn't think to use that space before...
Have you, can you or do you re-use/recycle something in your home or garden?? Found a hard-rubbish gem lately that you have refashioned into something unique? Got an idea for all those tins/bottles/cartons you’ve been storing away for a rainy day that you can share? No idea or use is too wild or wacky –, … Continue reading CFS Recycling Challenge
I'm sorry this is going to be another one of those boring administrative stuff post again... In the search for our ideal venue, I would like feedback as to the priority of the factors for consideration. Please participate in this poll to help us make the right decision for the group. Here are brief descriptions … Continue reading Need your feedback – venue decision
‘The problem is the solution. It is only the way we see things that makes them advantageous or not.’ Bill Mollinson – Permaculture a Designer’s Manual I am really excited to do a few posts about ‘reduce, reuse and recycle’ as I have been working hard to try and reduce my rubbish output…but more on … Continue reading No More Careless Abandon