Tag Archives: Broad Beans

RTBG Thursday 19th November 2020

Last Thursday, while my fellow volunteers were enjoying gardening in the Food Garden of the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG), I had sailed to and was enjoying the wilderness of places such as Port Davey, Bathurst Harbour and Melaleuca in … 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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RTBG Wednesday 21 October 2020

Since Thursday this week was a gazetted public holiday and that therefore our Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) Food Garden Coordinator would be absent, we decided to volunteer on Wednesday.  Six of us arrived ready for action. I enjoyed my … Continue reading

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The good and the bad of growing broad beans

Regularly over the years I have sown broad beans and harvested a nice little crop sufficient to freeze some for later eating.  But I missed the past couple of years. Not to be deterred and with a goodly quantity of … Continue reading

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RTBG 15 August 2019 – 1 of 2

Another sunny, glorious Thursday and I went off to volunteer in the Community Food Garden at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG). Superb natural vistas presented themselves as I walked along the path. I arrived early and Coordinator Adam directed … Continue reading

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