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Hello to Wwoofers Ben and Sophie

Here for a year from France. Visited us at the garden on Saturday and got our seed trays started. The video is a low-pressure sprinkler we bought as the gravity feed from the tanks can't do much with a "normal" sprinkler. Ben and Sophie Neone... Read More »

Got lots of pumpkins to use up?

No.1 PUMPKIN GNOCCHIRICH, FLUFFY, SHAPE AND FREEZE WELL, this quantity feeds 8 hungries2 CUPS COOKED PUMPKIN(BEST  WAY  TO MAKE IT IS TO  ROAST CHUNKS OF PUMPKIN UNTIL TOASTY BROWN,  SCRAPE OUT THE FLESH WHEN COOL. COOK GETS TO EAT ... Read More »

Winner at the Newcastle Regional Show!! -Second that is.

  The first prize winner was an Atlantic Giant  - lots of effort, water, fertiliser and space needed to grow one. We were happy about ours as it will be eaten, and will first have a starring role as  Cinderella's Pumpkin at the Family Fu... Read More »

March 24th 2012 Family Fun Day

Newcastle Council has funded us for another Place-making event and we are being a bit more ambitious. So far everything is falling into place - now it all depends on the weather, have enough people decided they will come, and no problems on the day. Th... Read More »

Upcoming gardening bees, AGM and renting a plot…

It was a very busy 2011 for CRCG committee, which was focused upon getting key documents and policies in place for the garden, and writing lots of grant applications. But we also managed to get our hands dirty too - installing structures and implementing projects such as the central mandala, the all important fence, initial restoration work upon of the creek line and hosting practical workshops. The exciting news for 2012 is that it is the year for getting our plots established... Read More »

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