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Upcoming Events (August)

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Tuesday 4th June – Tuesday 13th August: The fun continues! Market Retreat in the Adelaide Central Markets, stall 16/17 (formally, Le Fruit, next to Con’s Fine Foods) is your place to enjoy organic edible garden goodness. Put your shopping down & feet up and soak in…

Upcoming Events (July)

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Tuesday 4th June – Saturday 13th July: The fun continues! Market Retreat in the Adelaide Central Markets, stall 16/17 (formally, Le Fruit, next to Con’s Fine Foods) is on this month until the 13th July. Put your shopping down & feet up and enjoy unwinding amidst…

Sustainable gardening session: Eco seed pots

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Saturday 13 July, 10:30-11:15am at the Burnside Library Sustainable Gardening Session: Eco Seed Pots Learn how to recycle household materials into eco-friendly seed pots! In this 45 minute Sustainable Gardening Session run by The Productive Garden Co., kids will learn how to construct a range of…

Visit to Joe’s connected garden

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Today we spent an afternoon in Joe’s Connected Garden, a new kind of community garden where neighbours have extended their garden boundaries and thus opportunities for year-round harvests and community growth. Joe and Roseanne were kind enough to open up their yards and share their knowledge…

Upcoming Events (June)

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Following on from the success of the transformation of Lindes Lane into the public green space Picnic Lane with 10 of our half Apple Crates planted out with organic greens for Adelaide folk to pick & enjoy, the Adelaide Central Market is our next destination! Tuesday 4th June…

Kids in the garden: Planting fun

Posted by TPGCo in Kids in the Garden

One of the key things to remember when involving the kids in the planting process is to not get het up about exacts and logics. If, as 4-year old Suzanne informed me, they want to plant chocolate, then plant chocolate. Gardens are wonderous things and solutions…

Sage Advice: Growing lettuce

Posted by TPGCo in Sage Advice

The humble lettuce adds colour, texture and flavour to many of our meals but have you ever tried to grow it? Autumn is a great time in SA to get started with lettuce from seed or seedlings. In a single square metre you can grow…

Sage Advice: Snail proofing

Posted by TPGCo in Sage Advice

A culmination of methods is your best defence against snails and slugs. They find it too difficult to cross sawdust paths as it sticks to them so try this in-between your plants and beds (likewise for crushed egg shells). Copper repels  them due to its…

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