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RTBG and olives

A have a tiny bit of experience in preparing a handful of olives to eat after last year’s harvest in the Food Garden of the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) – refer here. Recently I was excited when a new … Continue reading

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RTBG – Thursday 5th November 2020

The glorious weather typical of pre -Covid times has returned. Pam kindly collected me and we drove through the morning sunshine, parked outside the RTBG and was abruptly told by an unfriendly policeman not to park where we had or … Continue reading

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Olives into their jars for a two year rest

On the 6th July (refer RTBG and olives) I tipped a pile of black olives into a pillow case, poured in a lot of salt, massaged it then hung the load underneath my house. On the 26 August, 51 days … Continue reading

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This time, last year at the RTBG

The date was the 27th June 2019, and my day at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) was so full that I needed to write two blog posts. You can read the first here and the second here. What an … Continue reading

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Thursday at the RTBG

Yesterday was Thursday. Long term blog followers will know the day is always glorious if I am (we the Food Garden volunteers are) going to the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG).  And we did. And it was. Earlier in the … Continue reading

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RTBG Thursday 16th May 2019 – remembering

For my first week volunteering at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) you can read about eggplant, garlic and feijoa here. In my second week, I picked olives, planted two different kinds of mustard under the olive trees, cleared out … Continue reading

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RTBG Thursday 20 Feb 2020

Unexpectedly I woke at 9.10 am. Often, at this time of day, I was already at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG). So my mind was all over the place as I raced to get ready. Then I did the … Continue reading

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RTBG Thursday 31st October

When I thought of pine cones, the image which came to mind was of large heavy seed free pods that litter the ground at certain times of the year and then get scooped up for Christmas wreath creations. Once upon … Continue reading

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RTBG artichokes on Thursday 3rd October 2019.

While I didn’t volunteer with the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) on Thursday, other volunteers did. One kindly explained their experience associated with artichokes and sent me a couple of photographs.  She told me that the Coordinator … ‘Adam harvested … Continue reading

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RTBG- Olives supplement as at 30 Sept 2019

In a July blog post I explained that a few of us, whole working at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG), picked black Kalamata olives when we volunteered in the Food Garden.  In that earlier blog post I showed a couple … Continue reading

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