Magpies

It was Vegie Pod’s  Working Bee last Sunday and a good turnout saw lots of work completed.

New Compost Bins, New Vegie beds, New Asparagus beds and some general work and weeding around the communal vegie area.

Working in the Communal Vegie Area

Working in the Communal Vegie Area

New Compost bays for the Vegie Pod

New Compost bays for the Vegie Pod

Moving and planting out the Asparagus crowns.

New Asparagus planting bed.

New Asparagus planting bed.

Colin planting out the Asparagus

Colin planting out the Asparagus

The workers learning about  Asparagus planting

The workers learning about Asparagus planting

Planting Asparagus crowns

Planting Asparagus crowns

Learning by doing - Asparagus

Learning by doing – Asparagus

After a successful and rewarding Working Bee, morning tea on the shed verandah had some welcome visitors.

 

Local Maggies getting some morning tea.

Local Maggies getting some morning tea.

Thanks to all who pitched in.

 

Next Week:

Gumnuts POD Working Bee – Sunday 21st September

Another sunny and dry morning at the Yoorala St Community Garden made for a pleasant and constructive Orchard and Fruit Fly POD working Bee.

Welcome to the Garden

Welcome to the Garden

Working Bee Jobs

Working Bee Jobs

The big job was weeding and mulching the Eastern corner of the Orchard

The Eastern Corner

Eastern Corner of the Garden/Orchard

Garden members  Weeding and Mulching the Orchard

Garden members Weeding and Mulching the Orchard

Working-Bee-Workers

Garden members Weeding and Mulching the Orchard

The finishing touches on the days work.

The finishing touches on the days work.

Weeded and Mulched

Weeded and Mulched

The Magpies enjoying our hard work

The Magpies enjoying our hard work

Keep an eye out for the new ‘watering flags‘ made by Stewart in the Orchard. Two small white flags on a stick will indicate the area most recently watered area.  When watering in the Orchard please move the flags to the area just watered.

Winter produce continues to flourish in the garden despite, frosts, cold temperatures and lack of rain.

Here is Deb’s  super-size Broccoli !

Debs-Monster-Broccoli

Deb’s super-sized broccoli

 

The Yoorala St Community Garden Monthly Meeting was also held on Sunday.  Minutes and details will be forwarded by email shortly, and will be available on the website for all members

 

Next Week:  Sunday 13th July – Vegie, Flower and Herb POD Working Bee

 

Yoorala St Community Garden
A place we dig