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Breakfast at the gardenAnnie44Tue, 29/01/2013 - 4:23pm
Enjoying a relaxing breakfast at the garden

The Community Garden Network celebrated Australia Day with another successful "Big Breakfast" and are now planning next season's planting. Projects and events for 2013 will include some interesting opportunities that will appeal to all Cove gardeners.

Drive the "Astro Calendar"Annie44Tue, 15/01/2013 - 12:10pm
How nature's rhythms affect your garden.

Attention all you keen Cove gardeners - if you've ever wanted to find out more about predicting weather patterns, or how to drive the "Astro Calendar", all will be revealed at a Hunter Biodynamics Group seminar in February.

Other topics in this two day presentation will include:

Weather, earth and the human being Star watch Constellation stories Music of the spheres

Brian Keats returns to present the popular workshop he last held six years ago. This is a great opportunity to learn...

Community garden thrivingAnnie44Sat, 12/01/2013 - 12:34pm
Community garden thriving

The Community Garden Network will host a "Big Breakfast" on Australia Day from 7am at the Community Hall Pergola.

Bring the family - enjoy a sausage or bacon and egg "sanger" and check out the progress of the garden. Chat to members of the garden network and swap gardening tips. Better still - become a member!

Join in the "thong throwing" and other games, (you could even win a prize).

Special breakfast deals will also be on offer.

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Tending the pumpkin patchAnnie44Sun, 02/12/2012 - 2:42pm
Checking the pumpkins

Establishing a garden is very much a process of trial and error. The weather, seed stock, soil, pests and diseases are just a few of the factors at work. Plants that do well one season may fail the next.

The first planting in the community garden was largely an experiment to establish what would do well in the environment. Many of the plants were donated by local residents and gladly, there have been very few failures.

Herbs ready for picking now are basil, mustard greens, coriander, sage and chives. In the vegetable garden are...

mpicklesMon, 29/10/2012 - 1:52pm

From the community garden ready for spring cutting are cut-and-come-again salad greens in patio pots.

Chemical free. Mustard, parsley, rocket and cress.
$15 for large pots and $10 for smaller ones.

Call into the garden on Wednesdays 8am - 10 am or phone Maria on 0249973045

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