2 Apr 2016 ~ Compost

We started clearing our compost heap the previous week. This week, Cheng Ai and Siti did a thorough sieving of the compost heap, and look what came out as ready-to-use compost! It looks and feels like rich, dark, crumbly earth and smells just like the forest floor. We got our black gold, for free. It’s just amazing…

10 Oct ~ Casa Bloom gardeners came visiting

After hearing about our compost heap at a recent community-in-bloom networking event arranged by Southwest CDC, Laura and friends from Casa Bloom community-in-bloom garden wanted to come visit Pavilion’s garden, and in particular learn how we create our compost heap. Five gardeners from Casa Bloom community gardens came. They shared that their community gardens are in…

19 Jul 2015 ~ Update

The core team & gardeners were busy with various things this morning :) First up, here were some donations from neighbours for the compost heap. Coffee waste, tea waste, banana waste, corn waste, fruit peels used to make fruit enzyme. Cuifen got busy with cutting up the garden waste, re-building up the layers of the compost…

Urban farming school experience… in Singapore!

The people behind social enterprise, Edible Garden City, has a new three-month urban farming pop-up space at Little India, called Growell (a play on the road name, Rowell). Edible Garden City champions the local “Grow Your Own Food” movement, and aims to shed more light on how edible farms can be become an integral part of the Singapore…

New raised beds using plastic tile planter boxes created by neighbour

The garden has 2 plastic tiled planters that were just sitting around for quite a while… Neighbour Mr. Wong had specially created the boxes for us as we wanted to create a nice circular arch “entrance” near the 3 Sisters’ bed. We didn’t do so immediately as for the longest time, we didn’t enough soil to…