Construction POD

Sunday was the Construction Pod Working Bee, and its was hot early..  and stayed hot..  but lots of work got done as you can see below.

The Jacaranda at the front gate of the garden is now in full bloom and makes a spectacular backdrop for the garden.

Jacaranda in bloom

Jacaranda in bloom

So the first job of the day was making the new Scarecrows for the garden.. and lead by Michelle and helpers, the kids got heavily involved and the outcome was fantastic.

Take a look at the pictures below.

New Scarecrow  thanks to the garden kids

New Scarecrow thanks to the garden kids

New scarecrow number #2

New scarecrow number #2

Keep an eye out for the new guardians of the garden… They are watching :)

 

Meanwhile, the new shade/seedling house for the garden was also taking shape.

Planning the new shade house

Planning the new shade house

Construction underway

Construction underway

Seedling/Shade house starting to take shape

Seedling/Shade house starting to take shape

Construction complete.

Construction complete.

Just the finishing touches to go now..

Just the finishing touches to go now..

The Seedling/Shade house has two levels, and was constructed to allow wheelchair access.

Shade cloth and the finishing touches will be added over the next month or at the next Construction Pod Working Bee

 

We did manage to save Petra from the Native Raspberries…

native-raspberries

Pruning the Native Raspberries

 

and Leeanne helped keep the kids and Michelle cool.

keeping-the-kids-cool

Keeping the kids cool

 

 

 

Next Week:

Orchard and Fruit Fly POD Working Bee – Sunday 2nd November – 08:00

Monthly Garden Meeting – Sunday 2nd November – 10:30

 

Another spectacular morning met the workers and friends at the garden this morning.

Another spectacular morning at the Yoorala St Community Garden

Another spectacular morning at the Yoorala St Community Garden

Yoorala St Community Garden

Yoorala St Community Garden

 

It was Construction POD Working Bee this morning, and jobs included:

  • Building/Repairing path into Gumnuts area
  • Installing new Seats in the area near the Water Tanks
Completing the new path to Gumnuts

Completing the new path to Gumnuts

Mulching the new path to Gumnuts

Mulching the new path to Gumnuts

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Mulching the new path to Gumnuts

New seats in the Gumnuts area

New seats in the Gumnuts area

New seats in the Gumnuts area

New seats in the Gumnuts area

The seat-building team were happy with their work:)

The seat-building team were happy with their work:)

During Morning Tea, Steve showed off his amazing Romanesco broccoli

It is well known for its’ logarithmic spiral shape, forming a natural fractal.  The number of spirals is also a Fibonacci Number

Steve's Romanesco Broccoli

Steve’s Romanesco Broccoli

 

Special thanks to the new people that came along this morning and putting some good hours of work.  Hope we see you next week :)

Visitors and workers are welcome to come along on any Sunday.

 

Next Week:

Orchard and Fruit Fly POD Working Bee – Sunday 3rd August

Yoorala St Community Garden  – Annual General Meeting – Sunday 3rd August – 10:30 am

 

After last weeks Construction POD working bee the Raised garden beds are really taking shape.

building-raised-garden-beds

The major work is complete, and now the beds need filling and the surrounding area requires a little tidying up.

raised-garden-beds