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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
Street: Message Sent 8.20pm Thurs 26th
City/Town: The Gap
Phone: 0407691485 Dianne
Event Type: free garden visit
Organized By: Dianne
Latest Activity: May 10, 2018

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SUNDAY 29TH APRIL 10.00am TO 12.00pm

Message Sent 8.20pm Thurs 26th

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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.


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Comment by Susan on April 28, 2018 at 19:02

Sorry, I meant to say for Valerie :)

Comment by Susan on April 28, 2018 at 19:00

Sorry to hear that you can't make it Dianne.  Cathie, I have 500g of wax that I rendered today for you so it's nice and pretty.  Hopefully that will be enough?

Comment by Cathie MacLean on April 28, 2018 at 10:55

How much is needed?

Comment by Cathie MacLean on April 28, 2018 at 10:54

I have a little wax - maybe 50g that I have rendered and possibly a sheet of foundation. I'll check. I don't crush and strain so I don't get much wax from my bees. 

Comment by Dianne Caswell on April 27, 2018 at 11:26

Due to not having a lift on Sunday as the 3 men in my life I often depend on are all not going to be around. I did so want to catch up with you all, well I will see you next GV, have a fun time and thanks so much Valerie for hosting this EVENT...

Comment by Valerie on April 27, 2018 at 10:19

Cathie, do you have any wax we could use? I only have a little bit.


Comment by Adam Baker on April 27, 2018 at 8:33

I will be there with my little one Sophie, but will probably be a bit late.. about 10.30. See you all then!

Comment by Mary-Ann Baker on April 27, 2018 at 6:42

we have a prior commitment for this day though we may be able to split and hubby and I go separately for this time .. if not have fun and learn lots ! 

Comment by Valerie on April 27, 2018 at 6:30

If you wish to make your kokedama with a special plant, bring it with you. I have a few seedlings and cuttings with roots and some spider plants available. Anything that works in a hanging basket will work in a kokadama. 

Comment by Valerie on April 27, 2018 at 6:22

we have enough to make a few kokadamas and beeswax wraps. Not so sure on the wax part. Hoping Susan is joining us with her wax.

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