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Time: October 21, 2018 from 10am to 12pm
Location: Dianne's Garden
Street: Address has been sent on Thursday 18th at 7.00pm
City/Town: Ellen Grove , Brisbane
Phone: 0407691485 Dianne
Event Type: free garden visit
Organized By: Dianne
Latest Activity: Oct 22, 2018

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SUNDAY October 21st 10.00am TO 12.00pm

Address will be sent closer the date. The address is always sent to your email you signed up with, if it is different you need to change your profile

Dianne; We have been gardening here for 40 years, when we arrived here ready to garden we were confronted with clay, 100% clay except for some nasty builder's rubble left behind. Well we set to work and had many truck loads of the best Lantana Soil. Our soil is now beautiful, full of worms and just what a gardener wants to grow almost anything in.

Our garden is still undergoing a revamp of the Rose Garden along with the Woodland Garden getting an upgrade. We are also in the middle of preparing a new Fern Garden.

We have many Citrus Trees as well as many Fruit Trees. We have a Vegetable Garden, though we also grow Vegies in other parts of the garden. You will find many Flowering Plants to attract Bees into our space that we call Home. We grow many of our Citrus Trees and Herbs in Clay Pots and find this very successful for us.

We are having the Gardens fully irrigated with an automated system so we can go away and not have to worry about getting others to look after the garden. We have had to have paths ripped up and much vegetation disturbed, so please don't mind the look of some areas.

I have been making Cheese for more that 5 years now and love it, when I get the chance. I love to make Cheese with a Buddy so let me know if you would like a lesson from a non professional, no charge.

Well I hope this has given you an insight into our Gardening Life.

Children welcome but must be supervised by parents at all times.

Please bring a small plate of food or drink to share and any plants, produce or seed that you would like to share, swap or sell.

It is always a good idea to bring along a chair as we do sometimes have more visitors than chairs available at GV gardens.

RSVP required so that the address can be sent to you closer to the date. The email address you nominated when you joined will be used. Please update this if it has changed.

Late attendees welcome. Message Dianne or phone 0407691485 on the day for the address.


It's easy. Check HERE read the blurb and message Dianne

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Comment by Becky on October 12, 2018 at 8:34

Hi Dianne, in the GV, could you teach us how to make cheese, pretty please? ❤

Comment by Dianne Caswell on October 11, 2018 at 18:38

Hi Valerie I will fix that up now,,Thanks

Comment by Valerie on October 11, 2018 at 17:04

Dianne, going through the group GV calendar page, RSVP is redirected to say this even has been cancelled?

Comment by Andrew Cumberland on September 28, 2018 at 6:11

Someone take photos of this one too.  It looks like I'll have to do a few headers for about 15 days each!  I'd love to say that it's not worth going away, but ..... HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!  It is an amazing trip.  

Comment by Andrew Cumberland on September 19, 2018 at 13:44

I'm still away then. 

Comment by Elaine de Saxe on September 19, 2018 at 10:42

Thanks Sid - any advance on not going at all will be welcome ;-) there's two of us, btw.

Comment by Sid Saghe on September 19, 2018 at 9:05

I might be able to provide a lift Elaine, but I'll need to confirm closer to the date as I have an engagement interstate the next week that has preparations that may interfere. 

Comment by Elaine de Saxe on September 18, 2018 at 16:58

Not at all, Dianne.

Comment by Dianne Caswell on September 18, 2018 at 12:48

Could I be so bold as to ask is there someone up the 2 Elaine's way who could bring them along on the 21st Oct.

Hope you don't mind me asking Elaine.

Comment by Elaine de Saxe on September 18, 2018 at 11:04

We would love to see your garden Dianne. Finding it increasingly difficult to drive to unfamiliar places :-(

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