Monthly Archives: September 2015

Wicking Bed Workshop and Sept Working Bee


  Carey demonstrating and giving hints on using power tools

 Carey explaining wicking bed principles

Thanks to everyone who attended the wicking bed workshop and working bee.

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Wicking Bed Workshop- at next working bee

 Another cracker of a working bee coming up, organised by Julia, Gill and Ka. They will remind you closer to the date but pencil it in anyway.This is a working bee to get our planter boxes built for spring planting, and it is doubling as a workshop for all of us to learn how to put a wicking bed together. Masters is donating the wood, Very Edible Gardens (VEG) is donating some of the material, running little workshops and showing us how to put the boxes together and we are opening the day up to the public (limited numbers) as a fundraiser (soils, sand and more scoria needed). Check out the flyer, attached, and the registration link: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/wicking-bed-workshop-informative-social-and-thoroughly-practical-tickets-18566484856

and feel free to pass both around electronically or printed if you are able to. We only have two weeks to get the information out so please do what you can. A big thanks to Gabbi for helping with the flyer, Meg for doing the eventbrite construction, Kylie and Max from Masters, and Carey from VEG, as well as the gardeners who have been working on bits and pieces to pull this together.