Author Archives: Tasmanian Traveller

Off to the side – a generous project

Two of my fellow RTBG volunteers  relocated to Tasmania in the not too distant past and settled on a orchard and vegetable laden property in the Woodbridge area. Their harvests, and those of neighbours and others in nearby areas, have … 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 13 February 2020

Perhaps blog followers have given up hope that a new blog post with garden details might be published. Sadly I have been stricken by a bad cold so have not volunteered in the Food Garden of the Royal Tasmanian Botanical … Continue reading

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RTBG Thursday 16 January 2020

It’s a Thursday but I haven’t volunteered at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) as expected. I spent the night coughing like a smoker and was much sleep deprived by morning so decided not to volunteer today. As the whole … Continue reading

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RTBG Tuesday 14 January 2020

Seeds-sweeping. That’s what I expected to be doing today at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG).  However this extra volunteering job is over for the year. The rare and endangered Philotecha freyciana plants have more or less stopped throwing seed … Continue reading

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RTBG Thursday 9 January 2020

I was grateful when K offered me a lift to the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG). This gave us both a chance to emote strongly about the expected joys of being back volunteering in the Food Garden after the Christmas … Continue reading

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RTBG Thursday 2nd January 2020

Today I was back at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) but not for volunteering in the Food Garden.  Co-ordinator Adam was still away and therefore, without someone to oversee volunteers and unlock the tool shed, our volunteer team had … Continue reading

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