Working Bees

News about Garden Working Bees

A sunny and warm morning met the members at the garden for the Plot holder Working Bee this last Sunday.

Jobs including turning the Plot Holder compost, path maintenance and turning the Grass Bay gave the workers lots to do.

Plot Holder Compost

The Plot Holder compost bays before the Working Bee

Short work was made of the first Compost bay

Short work was made of the first Compost bay

Grass compost bay

Hard work from John cleared the Grass Cuttings bay

Plot Holder Working Bee

Workers enjoying the sun and fresh air.

 

The first Plot Holders compost bay is now Closed, so please put all new material in the Open compost bay.

 

Next week: – Sunday 6th June – Orchard and Fruit Fly Working Bee and the Garden Monthly Meeting.

Keep an eye out for an email and if you have agenda items please let the Garden secretary know.

 

Yoorala St Community Garden
A place we dig

A great turnout on Sunday ensured we had a very successful Construction POD Working Bee.

  • Leveling and modifying the ground levels around the Raised Garden beds.
  • Weeding, re-edging and cleaning up of the Herb and Flower Area
  • Filling and (almost) Completion of the Raised Garden Beds.
  • Turning the Grass Cutting pile
  • Installing new path/steps in front of the water tanks.
  • Planning Meeting for Plot Holders

 

beautiful-morning

Beautiful Morning at the Garden

Leveling and modifying the ground levels

Leveling and modifying the ground levels

Working on the Herb and Flower Area

Working on the Herb and Flower Area

Working on the Herb and Flower Area

Working on the Herb and Flower Area

Moving the soil to fill the Raised Garden Beds

Moving the soil to fill the Raised Garden Beds

The Raised Garden Beds complete..

The Raised Garden Beds complete..

Rolf shows off his morning harvest

Rolf shows off his morning harvest

Rolf's Harvest

Rolf’s Harvest

The completed Raised Gardens Beds are a great addition to the garden.

The completed Raised Gardens Beds are a great addition to the garden.

 

Thank you to everyone who came on Sunday, including the new potential members and the members and plot holders. Some great work was completed, and it was great to catch up with friends and new acquaintances over a ‘cup of tea’.

Next week: – Sunday 29th June – ‘5th Sunday’ Plot holders Working Bee.  Keep an eye out for an email.

 

Yoorala St Community Garden
A place we dig

 

Lots of great work done at the Vegie POD working bee yesterday.

Thanks to all that helped out, and especially to the new visitors that jumped in and worked hard.

 

Work completed:

Turning the massive communal Compost heap.

communal-compost heap

composting-lisa

Distributing some great compost to the Vegie and Herb areas.

herb-area-compost

olive-tree-compost

Cleaning up raising and creating new beds in the communal Vegie area.

vegie-working-bee

communal-vegie-patch

new-bed-vege

vege-new-bed

Next week:  Gumnuts POD Working Bee