Tag Archives: Garlic

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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RTBG first week of October 2019

As I remarked in yesterday’s blog post, I did not volunteer at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) last week. Alas. However, I thought that blog followers might want to see something –so here are a selection of photos taken … Continue reading

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RTBG- 25/7/19 Post 1 of 2

I arrived early at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG),  climbed the hill to the Hub at the top entrance gate and signed in, changed into my gardening shoes, then grabbed a bin and headed off to do some weeding … Continue reading

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RTBG-13 June 2019 post 1 of 2

After three weeks of commitments elsewhere, I returned to my voluntary work in the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG). At my eastern shore bus stop the temperature was 7 degrees and in Hobart’s CBD it hovered around a brisk 6 … Continue reading

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