Other Gardens News

Riverwood Gardens Harvest Day - Sat 19th May 2012

Produce from the Community Harvest will be available to share with gardeners, local residents, and friends of the gardens.
Special cooking demonstration of  garden veges in traditional recipes will be a feature. Morning tea will be served - bring something to share if you can - especially your own produce.

9 to 10.30am this Saturday 19 May at the Riverwood Community Gardens. The gardens are located in the wetlands - to the left - behind the Community Centre - 151 Belmore Road, Riverwood.

Hope you can make it along - Regards Terry

Manly Vale Comm. Garden Meetup - Sun 3rd June 2012

WHERE: Manly Vale Community Garden, 4 – 8 Innes Rd Manly Vale
WHEN: Sunday, 3 June 2012


  • 11:00 Tour of Manly Vale Community Garden
  • 11:30 Community gardens—tell us your story, what have you been up to?
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  • 12:30pm Shared lunch
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  • 1:00-2:30pm
    • Open space — bring your discussion topics or skill activities to share


  • great stories about your gardens;
  • finger food to share for lunch and cool drinks if desired
  • plate, cutlery and a mug for yourself.


  • tea and coffee, milk, sugar
  • mugs and serviettes


Catch you there….

Comm. Garden Supporters Catch-Up - Fri 13th July 2012

We'd love you to come and join us...

WHEN: Friday 13 July

TIME: 12:45 arrive for 1pm start, finishing at 4pm

WHERE: Randwick's Sustainability Education Hub at Randwick Community
Centre, 27 Munda Street Randwick.

 RSVP: by Wednesday 13 July for catering purposes to fiona.campbell@randwick.nsw.gov.au

What you will see at the Hub:
  • Example of a public park/food education facility-the Permaculture Interpretive Garden
  • Retrofitted community centre-energy and water efficiency
  • Water Wise Trail
  • Randwick Environmental Park, a 13 hectare patch of remnant Eastern Suburbs Banksia Scrub with an ephemeral wetland currently full of water.
Suggested programme:
  • 1:00 Round Robin intros
  • 1:30 Lunch provided
  • 2:00 Tour of the Hub
  • 2:30 Setting up discussion circle groups

We'll use an Open Space process to work out what we'd all like to discuss or share for the rest of the afternoon then we'll break into small discussion groups to network and share with each other. We'll have time to rotate around two discussion circle tables for the rest of the afternoon.

So bring your questions, answers and stories to share with others for
the afternoon.
  • 2:45 Discussion circle groups
  • 3:15 Discussion circle groups
  • 3:45 Where to from here? Host for next year?
  • 4:00 Finish

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