Category Archives: raised garden beds

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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Beginners’ Edible Organic Gardening course

“I got a raised garden bed for Christmas and I’m not sure what to do next…” “We just moved and we finally have room to grow some fruit and veg but it’s a bit overwhelming…” “I kill every plant that … Continue reading

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All aboard the garden bus!

Howling winds and sudden downpours couldn’t keep a busload of keen Adelaide gardeners away from community gardens on the first of October. Organised by Jo Staniforth of Kitchen Gardens SA, this was a bus tour that criss-crossed our fair city … Continue reading

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Spring Open Day – Monday October 7th

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Autumn garden blitz time

Thank goodness, some real rain at last- the soil is softening, the plants are coming to life (and the weeds too), and although cooler temperatures mean growth is not as rapid as the great bloom of spring, at least there … Continue reading

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Nadja’s OPEN Garden – International Permaculture Day – May 5th 2013

When: Sunday 5th May 2013, 2-5pm Where: 45 Addison Rd Warradale SA (next to railway station) BYO: Drinks and snacks What: tours of courtyard-sized suburban block with family-friendly productive garden, children welcome, questions answered, design information available. Garden Features: Fruit … Continue reading

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Learning Garden opens this Saturday

Nadja’s Garden is proud to support the Learning Garden at Warradale Community Children’s Centre, which officially opens this Saturday at 10am. The garden was designed by Nadja’s Garden during 2012 in consultation with staff at the centre and was successful … Continue reading

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Keep it manageable

One of the 12 design principles described by David Holmgren is use small and slow solutions. It’s a concept we could easily forget in a fast-paced world, where energy-dense fuel and ready streams of credit promise us that we can … Continue reading

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Nooks and crannies

One of the key principles of permaculture is to ‘observe and interact’. Having lunch or a cup of tea in the garden can give you a great opportunity to notice things that you might otherwise miss, and to learn more … Continue reading

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Drips and drops

It’s been a busy water week here as we have been installing drip irrigation both at home and at our local childcare centre’s learning garden. And what a difference it makes to the time spent on watering those intensive garden … Continue reading

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