its time to pinch out the tips of broad beans to encourage bushy plants

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Huge Compost Heap at Grandview Community Garden

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Seed sowing

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seed sowing

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Late august is good time to get the early summer vegetables started from seed. You can sow cabbage, lettuce, beetroot, spring onion and spinach in containers indoors, ready to plant out in September.

 


Fruit Tree Planting at Grandview Community Garden

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Last week gardeners prepared the ground for planting fruit trees by scything the long grass. The grass was raked up to be used as mulch under the new trees, along with a thick layer of woodchippings.

Scything at Grandview Community Garden

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Garlic Planting

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a gardener plants garlic in a tyre filled with compost at Grandview Community Garden
a gardener plants garlic in a tyre filled with compost at Grandview Community Garden

Garlic planting and working bee at Grandview Community Garden

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When: Saturday June 16th 2pm to 5pm

Garlic planting: we will show you how to plant your garlic. New gardeners welcome too :)

Working bee: Grandview Community Garden needs your help! Can you join us and help with some of these jobs in the garden?

  • Put up shelves in  the shed
  • Hammer extra  nails in shed
  • Dig out weeds, privet, gorse etc
  • Sort out the pile of weeds
  • Help to build a tank stand for the water  tank
  • Spread mulch on paths
  • Put up a notice board/ place for garden log book

 Where: Look for the WIC sign opposite 183 Grandview Rd and walk through the gate.

Clare and Tim WIC Community Garden Mentors ph 021 0387623   021 2243109  



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