Category Archives: community

Nadja’s Garden NEWSLETTER – January 2015

WELCOME Happy 2015, gardeners, and welcome to the first Nadja’s Garden newsletter. Are you, like me, still bracing for the real summer heat to hit our gardens? So far this summer has brought a welcome holiday break to our family, … Continue reading

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GARDEN WORKSHOPS FOR 2015

OK, the year’s not quite over yet, but in the next few weeks I’d like to put together a program of regular garden & permaculture workshops for next year. Some will be here at Warradale, and I’d like to offer … Continue reading

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The Value of Edible Gardening with Children

Tonight I’m off to talk to families at my local childcare centre about what we do in the garden there – and why. When I started helping families to plan and create their food gardens a couple of years ago, … Continue reading

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Seed Freedom Food Festival

    Last Saturday I was really privileged to be part of a very exciting inaugural event in Adelaide – the Seed Freedom Food Festival. My Mum and I were run off our feet all day with our little market … Continue reading

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Spring workshops & events

Thanks to all those who came along to our Home Beekeeping presentation at Enliven cafe a couple of weeks ago. Feedback was great and we look forward to seeing more home gardeners taking up beekeeping in Adelaide! A couple of … Continue reading

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September Garden Guide

Zone 0: Just when I ought to have been getting my spring planting organised, I’ve been preoccupied with heading off for permaculture training – more on that later! Zone 1: Raised garden beds have had a quick sprinkle of seeds … Continue reading

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Open Day – this Sunday

It’s that time of year again… just when the sun disappears, the rain hits, the weeds pop up and the fruit trees start dropping their tired old leaves everywhere, we fling the gate open and welcome you into our little warts-and-all … Continue reading

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