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Organic Gardening Tips AUGUST FACT SHEET
What’s happening in the Gardens…..
Tuesdays 9:00am – 12:00noon: Garden volunteer work days. Come along and meet new people in the community and learn about sustainable gardening practices. Introduce yourself to Robynn if you’re new and she’ll will be there to induct you as a new volunteer. For more information contact FNC on 6555 4351.
We are currently in need of compost! If you have any spare compost we would love to take it off your hands! Contact Robynn on 6554 4351
Forster Farmer’s Market ‘GROW IT MAKE IT BAKE IT’ is held on the 3rd Saturday of every month – in front of the Forster Tourist Information Centre. Contact Linda for a stall: 0421 347 273
Stretching and strength-building in the garden (Ninja Nannies) with Fay Shacklock Tuesdays and Thursdays 9.00am – 10.00am. Look for Fay in or around the garden Gold coin or $5 donation accepted.
Seven Trees for Seven Elders is a special combination of traditional bush food trees, native to this area, acknowledging seven elders from the Worimi people – the original custodians of the land on which the FNC and the garden operate from.
The Forster Community Garden offers residents of the Great Lakes the opportunity to come together to share ideas and learn how to grow their own organic food in a sustainable manner. The garden uses the water collected from a rainwater tank to water the gardens through a drip irrigation system, the volunteers make compost and ‘worm wee’ is used to fertilise the plants. Established in September 2007, the garden is open to all members of the Great Lakes community to participate in sustainable gardening.
Forster Garden Auspice Body: Forster Neighbourhood Centre – 02 6555 4351.