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Planting with Becky - our Plant Sale specialist

How long have I been gardening?
Up until last year, I didn’t really garden outside of helping my mom plant flowers when I was younger. Now that my husband and I have a house with a big yard, we are slowly starting to plant multiple gardens. 181 more words


Grow Community, Grow Gardens

Blog written by Susan Finlayson, WCG Community Gardens Program Director

Photos courtesy of Mark Hooyer

“We have all known the long loneliness, and we have found that the answer is community.” -Dorothy Day… 401 more words


Reflections from the Garden's Beginnings: guest post

In 2007, Tyler Hale and a group of philosophy students, as well as their professor, Corwynn Beals, started the Community Garden as Tyler’s final project for a philosophy class on Wendell Berry. 581 more words

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Enid Street Community Garden Makes the News!

View the full story on the ABC website here!  I’ve copied and pasted the photo and story below :)

One woman’s passion and vision has sparked an innovative community garden scheme in Tweed Heads. 471 more words

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Guerilla Gardening, Container Gardening, Community Gardening: Transforming Spaces

Guerilla Gardening at it’s finest.

Guerilla Gardening

See the pretty flowers in that ordinary traffic island?  The Gold Coast city council has a few larger plants in there, but they didn’t plant those colourful things there… Nope, it was a local resident Kate M (not to be confused with me, Kate B), and her son.   890 more words

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And... We Have Poo!

We have poo!!!  Pony poo, that is.  Thanks to the Tweed Heads Pony Club for providing our community garden with pony poo!  Everyone was busy this afternoon, shoveling and dumping poo in the front planter beds.   427 more words

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Scarecrows, sculptures... and worms!

Things have been moving along rather quickly with our community garden this week!  Well, it may not ‘look’ like things have been moving along, as nothing much physically has changed, other than some of the house renovations.   546 more words

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