Tag Archives: Garlic

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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Green tomato sauce

I keep giving you recipes with green tomato sauce.  Where did that sauce come from? A few mornings ago I set out to make green tomato relish. However, after much boiling and the addition of cornflour the mix failed to … 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 – 17 and 19th December 2019

What’s this, you may think?  When you notice two dates in one week, you may wonder what this means.  Remember the last post; it was about my new seed-sweeping experience. That was on a Tuesday.  Okay – so now you … Continue reading

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Was I nettled? No

I was bound to collect weeds. I had a weed soup to make. Most of my fellow Food Garden volunteers were nervous about consuming weeds; ‘are they okay to eat’, was the frequent question.  And some are.  But which is … Continue reading

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RTBG Thursday 10 October 2019

Need you ask what the weather was like?  No – you don’t need to ask.  Of course the sky was gorgeously blue with the occasional glowing white cloud, the sun was warm even hot in parts of the Food Garden, … Continue reading

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