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GARDEN VISIT - FREE

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GARDEN VISIT - FREE

Time: July 3, 2015 from 10am to 12pm
Location: Elaine and Elaine's garden
Street: ADDRESS SENT TO GUESTS 29.06.15 Msg Lissa if not received.
City/Town: Deception Bay
Phone: 3203 2814 Elaine
Event Type: garden visit free
Organized By: Lissa
Latest Activity: Jul 3, 2015

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ADDRESS HAS BEEN SENT 29.06.15 TO ATTENDEES.

FRIDAY 3RD JULY 10AM TO 12NOON

Garden visit at Elaine and Elaines at Deception Bay. Come and meet the Wicking Bed Queens!

From Elaine:

Our major makeover with transferring most of the fruit trees to wicking bins should be completed by then. We've a new space in a former greenhouse with heat-loving plants one side and cool-loving plants the other side. Everything that can be in a wicking bin or pot is in one. 

No steps but a short incline from the road should be OK for most folks. Anyone with walking difficulties can be driven to the top of the driveway, it's flat from there. Backyard is flat, front yard is on a slope.

No dogs, prefer no kids because of no front fences.

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

RSVP required for the address to be sent closer to the date to the email address you nominated when you joined.

Late attendees welcome. Message Lissa before the day or phone Elaine on the day for the address.

WANT TO HOST A GV OF YOUR OWN?

It's easy. Check HERE at the Garden Visit Group (see menu top of the page), read the blurb and contact Lissa.

 

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Comment by Elaine de Saxe on July 3, 2015 at 5:04

Thanks Lissa! :-)

Comment by Lissa on July 3, 2015 at 4:12

Good luck today with your GV Elaines'. There could be quite a few people if they all turn up.

See you Sunday.

Comment by Elaine de Saxe on April 9, 2015 at 8:44

Just don't realise how fast things change in the garden. Reading through the entry I see the greenhouse and the shadecloth mentioned.

The Greenhouse turns out to be much hotter than we thought and there's no real place for 'cool-loving' plants.

Shadecloth over the Dragon Fruit was a disaster. It might have stopped sunburn but it stopped flowering too. And the new growth was long and lanky.

It's been removed now and awaiting replacement with some vege net.

Comment by Lissa on March 27, 2015 at 5:45

Please note the change of day and date for this visit.

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