Bundanoon Community Garden

Bundanoon Community Garden We are a communal garden with dedicated and hardworking members who grow, cook, and eat the best organic food together, and who help others to do the same

Five good reasons for joining a community garden

What attracts people to form and join a community garden, and what motivates individuals to stay with it and commit their time and energy week in, week out through rain and shine? Talking to new joiners tells us that there are at least five good reasons for a community garden, that every individual comes with their own unique blend of those five ‘m

Five good reasons for joining a community garden

What attracts people to form and join a community garden, and what motivates individuals to stay with it and commit their time and energy week in, week out through rain and shine? Talking to new joiners tells us that there are at least five good reasons for a community garden, that every individual comes with their own unique blend of those five ‘m

Operating as usual

We’re back!!!
12/10/2021

We’re back!!!

12/10/2021

We are back despite the rain! It was so lovely to be back gardening with friends today. Mostly w**ding today but we did harvest some beetroot, parsnips, cauli and silver beet. Jees I missed those morning teas!

Hello all, we are wanting to prepare our beds for summer crops, specifically one as a 3 sisters bed, corn, beans and mar...
19/08/2021
Green Manure

Hello all, we are wanting to prepare our beds for summer crops, specifically one as a 3 sisters bed, corn, beans and marrows. That bed currently has a green manure crop and I have just found a good fact sheet on ABC Gardening site that gives us a good idea of what to do.

https://www.abc.net.au/gardening/factsheets/green-manure/9440370

Tino demonstrates a cheap, easy and fun way to improve soil quality - using a green manure crop

Looking forward to seeing this, lots more to learn about Fungi
30/07/2021

Looking forward to seeing this, lots more to learn about Fungi

MAJOR MUSHROOM NEWS! The Mycelial Mothership has landed...
Fantastic Fungi is now available on Netflix! Share the news and help Sporulate the Planet with the power of fungi. It’s time to come up from the underground and into the mainstream. Watch it today! 🍄

Children are definitely welcome at Bundanoon community garden. Particularly those willing to shovel and cart cow poo wit...
22/07/2021

Children are definitely welcome at Bundanoon community garden. Particularly those willing to shovel and cart cow poo without complaining!

Children are definitely welcome at Bundanoon Community Garden. Particularly those willing to shovel and cart cow poo wit...
22/07/2021

Children are definitely welcome at Bundanoon Community Garden. Particularly those willing to shovel and cart cow poo without complaining!

We w**ded the paths and put down some sawdust. And then found a hidden crop of spuds to share!
15/06/2021

We w**ded the paths and put down some sawdust. And then found a hidden crop of spuds to share!

Absolutely we can do it now!!
12/06/2021

Absolutely we can do it now!!

The images speak for themselves!

MEMORY FROM 6 YEARS AGO.  If you attended and have a grafted tree we would be pleased to hear if you have harvested any ...
09/06/2021

MEMORY FROM 6 YEARS AGO. If you attended and have a grafted tree we would be pleased to hear if you have harvested any fruit yet. This year we harvested some Ron's wild apples, from a grafted tree. They were absolutely beautiful

Inching closer toward a new forever home!
18/05/2021

Inching closer toward a new forever home!

Inching closer toward a new forever home!

A very productive day at the community garden this brisk sunny morning. Great turn out too.
18/05/2021

A very productive day at the community garden this brisk sunny morning. Great turn out too.

Rainy misty mornings w**ding and uncovering the brassicas. Homegrown frittas made with our huge BCG zucchini’s for lunch
23/02/2021

Rainy misty mornings w**ding and uncovering the brassicas. Homegrown frittas made with our huge BCG zucchini’s for lunch

Cider making and apple cider vinegar workshop at The Orchard Farm
09/02/2021

Cider making and apple cider vinegar workshop at The Orchard Farm

What a great morning sharing knowledge and equipment (new and old) to make apple cider vinegar and a cheeky bit of cider...
09/02/2021

What a great morning sharing knowledge and equipment (new and old) to make apple cider vinegar and a cheeky bit of cider too! Thanks to one of our members, Bel for the abundance of apples. Great team effort, can’t wait for the results.

My nephew in Melbourne sent me this Youtube link.  It seems to me to be the best ever method for passata.  Love the stor...
03/02/2021
How Tomato Sauce Is Made In Italy | Regional Eats

My nephew in Melbourne sent me this Youtube link. It seems to me to be the best ever method for passata. Love the story of the generational involvement as well.

Every summer, Isabella, her mother, Dina, and her daughter, Federica, honor the family tradition and make tomato sauce in their garden. The process is a labo...

Pretty good harvest today! And an even better morning tea! Fresh figs, plum butter, fig loaf, freshly harvested honey......
12/01/2021

Pretty good harvest today! And an even better morning tea! Fresh figs, plum butter, fig loaf, freshly harvested honey... just to name a few!!!

Birthdays and cake and broadbean harvests, loads of tomatoes and cucumbers and zucchini in the ground. Friendship, food ...
03/11/2020

Birthdays and cake and broadbean harvests, loads of tomatoes and cucumbers and zucchini in the ground. Friendship, food and plenty of garden chatter. A Tuesday morning done right.

First lot of spuds have been loving all this rain! More hilling this week I think!
30/10/2020

First lot of spuds have been loving all this rain! More hilling this week I think!

Planting the next crop of spuds, bed prep and spring planting and sharing seedlings. And morning tea together of course!...
14/10/2020

Planting the next crop of spuds, bed prep and spring planting and sharing seedlings. And morning tea together of course! #bundanooncommunitygarden #andwegardenintallongtoo

Great cause, love that Moss Vale Community Garden advertised their support.
25/09/2020

Great cause, love that Moss Vale Community Garden advertised their support.

The gardening gang were out in full support for the School Strike 4 Climate Change today!

Garlic enjoyed that 10ml of rain overnight! And happy with a bit of a w**d, some blood and bone and a mulch!
22/09/2020

Garlic enjoyed that 10ml of rain overnight! And happy with a bit of a w**d, some blood and bone and a mulch!

09/09/2020
Grafting Lesson #11: After Graft's Heal, What To Do

Grafting Lesson #11: After Graft's Heal, What To Do

Grafting Aftercare of grafts once healed, when to unwrap grafts, Should you let fruit grow? How much to let grow, suckers, sun protection etc. Thank you ever...

Composting the beds for our summer veg. Lovely when every handful is full of these guys!
31/08/2020

Composting the beds for our summer veg. Lovely when every handful is full of these guys!

This is a very good explanation of how to get the best from you plants in your garden.  Almost as good as having Jill Co...
29/08/2020
The Organic Gardener’s Guide to Fertilizers and How to Use Them

This is a very good explanation of how to get the best from you plants in your garden. Almost as good as having Jill Cockram give you a learning session.

The plants in your garden need food just like you do! That might seem obvious but you’ll be surprised how many people never bother to feed their plants and then wonder why they aren’t flowering, fr…

Giant turnips, honey cupcakes, hammock play and baby lambs- not bad for a morning at the community garden!
25/08/2020

Giant turnips, honey cupcakes, hammock play and baby lambs- not bad for a morning at the community garden!

This could be the start of a whole new experience.  Grafting is fascinating.
06/08/2020

This could be the start of a whole new experience. Grafting is fascinating.

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Well the web stayed strong overnight during those fierce freezing winds! and we love Trish’s suggestion of making a wrea...
04/08/2020

Well the web stayed strong overnight during those fierce freezing winds! and we love Trish’s suggestion of making a wreath from the Grape vine prunings! No waste here!

Let’s see if this woolen spiderweb across our garlic will keep the Choughs and Currawongs from snipping off the green sh...
04/08/2020

Let’s see if this woolen spiderweb across our garlic will keep the Choughs and Currawongs from snipping off the green shoots! And a lovey morning w**dings, pruning grape vines and tea in the sun over homegrown pumpkin soup, homemade bread and scones!

It's never too late!
13/07/2020

It's never too late!

The best time to start Plastic Free July was July 1st. The next best time to start is today! Here are some ways to get started during Covid: https://buff.ly/2YLI9m6

05/07/2020
Blossom

Who wouldn't want to try these. Good fun and seems to produce results.

13 genius gardening hacks that you’ll be glad to know!

13/05/2020
Gardening Australia

A seed library! Brilliant! Will they use Dewey?

'Food comes from the backyard, not from the supermarket.'

Maitland City Council is branching out into gardening by starting a seed library. It hopes it will help families become more self-sufficient, and get them gardening during the current home isolation restrictions. The project is being run in conjunction with Slow Food Hunter Valley.

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