Tag Archives: Compost

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 9th May 2019 – remembering

Last week I recalled my first week volunteering at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) – in May 2019. That day the main Food Garden changes, with which I was involved, were the removal of the almost dead mini eggplant … Continue reading

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No RTBG – but compost is brewing

I recall during one of my first Thursdays at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) in the Food Garden, fellow volunteer A explained to me the processes required for hot composting. I had heard of hot and cold composting but … Continue reading

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Not the RTBG but another garden

One of my fellow volunteers at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) sent me an email yesterday (Thursday) and remarked “ I know I’m not the only one missing our day at The Patch today, so very much.”  R continued “I … Continue reading

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RTBG 29 August 2019

Once again the weather was gorgeous all through Thursday when I went off happily to volunteer for the Royal Tasmania Botanical Gardens  (RTBG) specifically within the Community Food Garden previously known as Pete’s Patch. I weeded different patches through the … Continue reading

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RTBG-16th May 2019

I experienced another charming day in the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens. The start of my day was all the more satisfying because, after five minutes of waiting when I got off the bus at the Regatta Ground/Naval base stop, I … Continue reading

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