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Rescheduled garden visit - and wax wraps and mini kokedama making - Free

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Rescheduled garden visit - and wax wraps and mini kokedama making - Free

Time: April 29, 2018 from 10am to 12pm
Location: Valerie's Garden
City/Town: The Gap
Phone: 0407691485 Dianne
Event Type: free garden visit
Organized By: Dianne
Latest Activity: 19 hours ago

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SUNDAY 29TH APRIL 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.

Valerie has written a little about her Garden;

Some info about my garden.

We live on a roughly 600m2 flat block in The Gap. I started gardening a few years ago and tried many different methods. My focus has always on gardening with as little town water as possible, while not having a tank. 

The main garden at the front of the house has a few veggie beds, some wicking beds some raised and some fully in the ground. We have a few fruit trees, some multigrafts, also coffee, bananas, lychees, some self-seeded passion fruit vines. 

I tend to go with nature. If it self seeds, it is where it is meant to be. 

After a recent long spell oversee, I had to restart the garden. I am trialling several methods for hanging gardens, such as pipe, kokedamas, and wicking hanging baskets. 

In the garden, you will also find a worm farm, chicken and native bees. 

I am also an avid cook and baker. We make many things from scratch, from bread to spreads.

There will be 2 activities on offer on March 17. Wax wraps and mini kokedama making. 

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 Andrew Cumberland on April 14, 2018 at 20:51

Yahoo - I've caught up and Valerie's visit is on.  

Comment by Dianne Caswell on April 14, 2018 at 20:26

Thank You so much Valerie for taking up the 29th April Garden Visit hoping to see a good roll up

Comment by Adam Baker on March 12, 2018 at 13:08
Thats a shame Valerie. Look forward to trying another time. Hope you get things sorted soon!
Comment by Valerie on March 12, 2018 at 9:02

It seems fixing the drainage is like trying to shut Pandora's box. One thing after the other. Sorry definitely having to postpone our GV. 

Comment by Andrew Cumberland on March 10, 2018 at 19:53

Let me know Valerie as we get closer to the day.  Given the weather, I'm sure people will understand.  We can always reschedule for later in the year.  

Comment by Valerie on March 10, 2018 at 16:21

We may have to postpone as the rain has uncovered more drainage issues. Trenches were dug up and I'm not sure this will be fixed on time for GV. Will keep you updated. 

Comment by Becky on March 10, 2018 at 12:19

Hi Valerie and Dianne,

I don't know what wax wraps are but saw the kokedama video.  Looks so pretty in a vase.

Do you need to know how many adults and children attending from my family?

Many thx,


Comment by Dianne Caswell on January 25, 2018 at 6:21

Hi Valerie, I may still be in hospital or recuperating when you have your visit but I will do my best to be there. 

Comment by Dianne Caswell on January 14, 2018 at 8:16

We are severely lacking Hosts and Gardens for our 2018 Calendar.

Please if there are any members out there able to host this year we need your garden. It need not be a masterpiece of orderly fashion, you might have a Permaculture, Aquaculture, Orchard, Vegetable, Herb or a new garden under construction. We would love to visit and exchange ideas, not to mention have a lovely Morning Tea and our Swap Table is always popular. Please Message me if you would like to know more about having a visit. 

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