Tag Archives: RTBG

Walking on the mountain

Recently, fellow RTBG Food Garden volunteer N was delighted that walking on tracks on Mt Wellington above Hobart was permissible again, as isolation restrictions have been relaxed. With relief and excitement he set out on a combination cycle and walking … 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 – new visit

A couple of fellow Food Garden volunteers, R and A, visited the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) last week and have forwarded their photos for this blog.  The panorama shot below encompasses some of the end of the Food Garden … Continue reading

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Collecting seeds – an RTBG story

Previously I have talked about my meagre seed collecting thrills with cosmos, lettuce, tomatoes, silver beet, chard, paper daisies, calendulas and parsley. These pale into existence compared to some grand seed collecting expeditions. Earlier this month friend J (thanks) sent … Continue reading

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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 reopens to the public – with conditions

Tasmania’s Minister for Heritage announced the reopening of the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG); her media release can be read here. This decision took effect on Monday the 11th May. I read with interest ‘Residents visiting the Botanical Gardens for … Continue reading

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From garden planning to garden building

A few weeks ago I showed you the development work which was underway in part of K’s garden in this blog post. A great deal of work has been undertaken since and recent photos tell a great story of progress. … Continue reading

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