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mpicklesThu, 22/10/2015 - 7:39am

Pollinator Week at the Cove.

North Arm Cove residents have been invited to participate in pollinator week by Megan Halcroft . Megan, one of only a few PhD qualified Australian specialists on native bees, has a wealth of experience and a deep love of bees, she captured the attention of over 85 people at a workshop hosted by North Arm Cove Community Gardeners in September last year with a lively presentation on the habits and roles of native bees in our environment.

“On behalf of Bees Business, Western Sydney University and the NSW Environmental Trust, I...

Lettuce ready to pickAnnie44Wed, 01/07/2015 - 8:10am
Lettuce ready for picking

The community garden is absolutely blooming with the best winter crop since its establishment in 2012. Broccoli, cabbage, turnip, lettuce, herbs and chillies are all ready for picking. Bill Moller planted early to ensure a bumper winter crop and the garden is also benefiting from liberal applications of compost and worm juice.

A small orchard has been planted to complement the existing fruit trees. Gisele and Graham Smit donated two Avocado trees and Maria Pickles contributed a Manadarin. If you have a fruit tree that you would like to donate, please contact Maria or Bill....

Fragrant Asian GalangalAnnie44Tue, 18/11/2014 - 2:25pm

Get ready for the dry months ahead – choose from a variety of home grown, drought tolerant plants. Great for your own garden, or give as a gift for Christmas.

A captive audienceAnnie44Mon, 27/10/2014 - 5:55pm

The Native Bee Workshop held on 11 October was a huge success, with over 85 people attending. Apiarists, farmers, students and gardeners came from all parts of NSW to hear Megan Halcroft of Bee’s Business talk about the role and habits of native bees in our environment.

Bees Business Comes to NACmpicklesMon, 08/09/2014 - 3:24pm
Native Bees

North Arm Cove Community Garden is hosting a
Native Bee Workshop Dr Megan Halcroft

9:30 am – 3:00 pm Saturday 11 October
North Arm Cove Community Hall
The Ridgeway North Arm Cove

There are a few vacancies phone Maria Pickles 0249973045 to register asap

The program will be packed with visual and practical information on native bees.

9:00 am Arrival, registrations and light refreshments
9:20 am Welcome and Introductions
9:30 am Workshop in the Hall with Dr Megan Halcroft

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