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Olives into their jars for a two year rest

On the 6th July (refer RTBG and olives) I tipped a pile of black olives into a pillow case, poured in a lot of salt, massaged it then hung the load underneath my house. On the 26 August, 51 days … Continue reading

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Preparation of olives in a jar

Last week my blog post showed me bagging up olives with salt and hanging them beneath my house. C has sent photos and an explanation of her method for preparing olives to eat. ‘Here are my experiments with olives I … Continue reading

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This time, last year at the RTBG

The date was the 27th June 2019, and my day at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) was so full that I needed to write two blog posts. You can read the first here and the second here. What an … Continue reading

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Thursday at the RTBG

Yesterday was Thursday. Long term blog followers will know the day is always glorious if I am (we the Food Garden volunteers are) going to the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG).  And we did. And it was. Earlier in the … Continue reading

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RTBG- Olives supplement as at 30 Sept 2019

In a July blog post I explained that a few of us, whole working at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG), picked black Kalamata olives when we volunteered in the Food Garden.  In that earlier blog post I showed a couple … Continue reading

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RTBG 16 August 2019 –washing the olives

Weeks ago I picked olives in the Community Food Garden of the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG). I brought a few home to see if I could prepare them for eating, following Coordinator Adam’s direction. Time has passed and today … Continue reading

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RTBG 4th July 2019  –  3 of 3

When we arrived back at the Food Garden court of the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) from our Nursery experience, other volunteers were sprawled along stone walls and seated in make shift places enjoying a lunch break.  Occasional birdsong could … Continue reading

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RTBG-27 June 2019 post 2 of 2

Yesterday you read about the picking of the Kalamata olives at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and that I brought some home to prepare for eating. I decided to try both methods recommended by Food Garden Coordinator Adam, in order … Continue reading

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