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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 Becky on April 26, 2018 at 22:10

Thx Andy.  There's 6 of us, 4 of whom are children.  We will bring food to share and hopefully bundles of herbs too.

Comment by Andrew Cumberland on April 26, 2018 at 21:49

Hey Becky.  Valerie is teaching both - so the kids can do the same.  We just ask about numbers for catering - coffee, tea, water, etc...  Most folks bring a plate of something so it tends to work out okay. 

Comment by Matthew Bushnell on April 26, 2018 at 21:28

Unfortunately, I realised I have a family function on at the same time so can't make it. I hope everyone has a great time.

Comment by Becky on April 26, 2018 at 20:53

Hi Valerie and Dianne,

Do you need to know numbers of children and do they pick one or both activities?



Comment by Dianne Caswell on April 26, 2018 at 20:29

A Message was sent to everyone who RSVP'ed for Valerie's GV. I look forward t seeing everyone. Message Sent 8.20pm Thurs 26th

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.  

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