5 Jul – Logs from two fallen trees

A Pometia (hardwood) tree in the park had to be felled, to make space for a new playground. The neighbourhood committee had several discussions with NParks to try to save the tree.¬†As the tree could not relocated, removal of this one tree was seen to be a last resort. To try to recycle, we asked…

11 Jan – Something new is being created…

11.01.2014. Our 10th garden session! Dennis and Lydia were working hard when I walked in to the edible garden space, and I was impressed by what I saw! Basically, they checked out our design plans for a herb spiral, worked out what we needed to do, and simply got down to work. Here’s what they…

30 Nov update – 4th day of garden creation

After 4 weekend sessions, we are happy to declare – 9 wicking beds, complete! :) It is achieved with the help of various residents who endure with aching muscles for days after the session, and 2 really helpful workers from NParks’ contractor.

16 Nov – 2nd day of garden creation

Look what came up after a day’s work at the Pavilion edible garden space! 1 complete wicking bed, 4 almost-there wicking beds, 2 more on the way… and 2 red-brick raised beds (not in picture). We are continuing next Sat to complete the beds, before starting work on other planned hardscaping in the garden. 2…

24 Sep update

Met Debbie and Steven at the garden space. Debbie brought with her a tape measure, and told us what dimensions she needed to ensure that the garden design is an accurate representation of our allocated space. She noted down all the rounded corners and odd shapes – to me, they were not really important features;…