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Communal Gardening - Friday November 17

We had a great time at The Mulch Pit last Friday night learning about propagation from Lia and how to take and strike cuttings ready for the Wet growing season. We'll be doing some more this Friday and planting some seeds to raise in the shadehouse. 
There's also some clearing up remaining to be done in our old potting up area. Come down and have a chat about plots - we have one left for rent!  New and old members and friends of the garden welcome this Friday from 5:30pm.


Communal Gardening - Friday November 10

This week at The Mulch Pit, we'll be learning about propagating with Lia Gill.  Come along and learn the art of taking and striking cuttings ready for the wet season growing season.  We'll be potting some up for the shadehouse and you'll get to take some home. That's our communal working bee this Friday from 5:30pm.


'Getting Clucky About the Wet' - Friday October 27

All things chickens, "Getting Clucky About the Wet" is a working bee and workshop rolled into one.
Come and join us from 5:30pm in the coop, as we prepare our feathery friends for the coming wet season. We have jobs for fence dismantlers, poop shovellers and bed spreaders. Many hands make light and fun work!
Then from 7pm, Ros and friends from Darwin and Rural Poultry club will present on 'preparing your chickens for the wet'. Pick up some great tips on chicken husbandry and have all your questions answered.
And grab a plate and gather round our big pot to see what Lia has cooked up for our shared vegetarian meal in the outdoor kitchen.
Brings the kids for this great evening of chicken fun, facts and food from 5:30pm Friday October 27.


'Community Chef' cooking night - September 6

Everyone is welcome to join us in the outdoor kitchen this Friday night for our Cooking Night. 'Community chef' Lia Gill will be demonstrating how to use sweet leaf in a kangaroo dish and moringa in soup. Come early to help harvest from the garden, learn about the plant, prepare ingredients and learn to cook these fabulous dishes. Please bring along either a plate of food for our shared meal or a donation to the garden. That's from 5:30pm this Friday evening.


Communal Gardening - Saturday September 30

Come and join us in the garden Saturday morning ... we have plenty of jobs for willing peeps including helping to install the shadowboard in our new garden shed and set up irrigation in the shadehouse.  Don't forget to bring along any produce or plants you'd like to swap at our Produce Swap Table, and have a cuppa in the cafe at Frilly's + Nightcliff Uniting Church Op Shop. There's lots to do this Saturday! See you there.