Author Archives: yarralumlaschoolgarden

Mulch Mulch Mulch

Mulch: What is it? Any takers? I thought that I’d better clarify a few things about mulches and why we mulch so that everyone in the garden is on the same page. Mulch is a protective ground cover that is … Continue reading

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Community Day in the Garden

Hi everyone, just a reminder that this Saturday is our Community day in the garden. We will be open from 10am and will have a range of activities underway including cobbing the chook house, planting, sheet mulching workshops and garden … Continue reading

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Deep Bedding Systems for Animals

I love our school chickens, they are incredibly social birds as they grew up with the yr 3/4 kids last year and are always bright and chirpy when I arrive in the garden. We are currently undertaking to upgrade their … Continue reading

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Scenes of Summer

Hi everyone, sorry for the elapsed postings, time got away from me with all the stuff to do for summer. Swimming, eatting, playing music and catching up with old friends. I wasn’t working in the school garden in summer, it … Continue reading

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What is a Weed?

One thing that I have learned running the school garden is that people love to weed. I guess that everyone knows how to pull plants out of the ground and its kind of fun and alot of people have spent … Continue reading

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Shots of Spring

The garden has been blossoming and blooming with the warm weather and extra rain. I’ve taken some shots to compare with the photos from winter. I hope you enjoy them.

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Worm Farm in a Fridge

When I was offered the chance to come up with a design for a school garden I wanted to include a wormfarm. Kids love worms and a worm farm is a great way for them to see worms in action. … Continue reading

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