Time: December 10, 2017 from 10am to 12pm
Location: Mary-Ann's Garden
Street: Address has been sent 5.30am Fri 8th
Phone: 0407691485 Dianne
Event Type: free garden visit/christmas party
Organized By: Dianne
Latest Activity: on Monday
Mary-Ann's - GARDEN VISIT/CHRISTMAS PARTY- FREE
Mary-Ann has written a little about her garden:
so excited to be able to host this years Xmas garden visit – please bring a long anything for the swap table and 1 wrapped xmas gift per person with a gardening theme to the value of $10 , chairs , hats drinks( tea coffee water provided) , morning tea ,salad if staying for lunch and come enjoy some country hospitality and stunning views.
5 acres of gentle slopes on the lower reaches of the Mt Mee section of the d”Agular Range, still in development al stages. Aim for self sufficiency and sustainability . In 2 .5 years taken part of a weed infested undeveloped ex dairy farm and , built an eco house , planted out 248 assorted fruit trees, fenced,built and stocked three chook pens. .built trellises for chokos passionfruit kiwi fruit squash gourds, grapes, beans marrows and cucumbers, created watering systems dams, swails . One floral garden and the rest for unusual and ordinary edibles. Greenhouse and white house for climate and pest control with some IBCs awaiting conversion for aquaponics ... There are wicking buckets, raised beds , open beds, a food forest is being established on the North eastern slopes yams cassava pumpkins gourds and squash. Pests are fruit fly, hares and cobblers pegs ! crows and rats get melons and pumpkins . Collect rainwater in our 285000 litre tank and use a water recycle system. Make cow poo and weed tea solar array generate power and hot water. Reuse recycle and compost most waste here. We will BBQ some samples of the local butchers 58 varieties of sausage at lunch time. So bring chairs hats drinks, morning tea ,salad if staying for lunch and come enjoy some country hospitality and stunning views. Please be extremely careful if you have children with you – the fences have a secondary strand of wire that is ELECTRIC.
Please bring a along a plate of Festive food or drink to share. A small Gift of around $10 value, 1 gift per person and any plants, produce or seeds that you would like to share, swap or sell.
Children welcome but must be supervised by parents at all times.
It is always a good idea to bring along a chair as we do sometimes have more visitors than chairs available at GV gardens.
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