8 Feb – update

It’s the weekend after the 1st day of Chinese New Year. We don’t have many neighbours turning up at the garden for this session. It’s really still the Chinese New Year season, so it’s quite expected! Decided to have a group session anyway, as we would like to complete garden creation in Mar, and the…

14 Jan – Tuesday Morning Impromptu Session

A first post from Dennis and Lydia! :D So this morning we went over to the garden to see how the plants were progressing and also to work more on the spiral. The Report: Seems like the aphid problem is getting worse – We need a solution, fast. They’ve made themselves comfy on almost all…

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;…

28 Sep update

Debbie (volunteer permaculture garden designer) came down twice to survey the allocated garden space. She was checking out the sun, the topography, water flow, etc. Permaculture garden designs are based on existing elements in mind. Debbie was looking out for how we could make use of natural spillways to harvest rainwater, before even considering what…

18 Sep update

After spending an entire day trying to come up with a garden design that is sustainable and has sufficient space for vegetables / herbs / fruit trees in an odd-sized space – and still be able to come up with specific quantities with what is needed, I finally decided, “I’m going to post this sketch…