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RTBG Wednesday 21 October 2020

Since Thursday this week was a gazetted public holiday and that therefore our Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) Food Garden Coordinator would be absent, we decided to volunteer on Wednesday.  Six of us arrived ready for action. I enjoyed my … Continue reading

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RTBG’s convict wall gets a facelift

The recent months, affected by the invasion of the Covid 19 virus, have not been all bad.  Government funds have created job opportunities to support major and minor community projects. One such example of this largesse was funding to the … Continue reading

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RTBG Thursday 8th October 2020

I need to listen to my own inner voice. On the Wednesday I was in my garden when my neighbour commented on the very wet day to be expected the next day. Later I checked the weather forecast and could … Continue reading

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RTBG – Thursday 1st October 2020 Part 2 of 2

The story continues about my experience at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) last Thursday, with an unusual and unexpected diversion. I was surprised after our morning tea break and we were back weeding in the orchard, when a visitor … Continue reading

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RTBG – Thursday 1st October 2020 Part 1 of 2

I showed you the view I had when entering the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) Thursday week ago; the view without the mountain in attendance. When I arrived last Thursday, it was back – heralding another wonderful day. As I … Continue reading

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RTBG on Thursday 24 Sept- part 3 of 3

While I pulled Flick Weed/Bitter Cress ‘weeds’ from beneath the tea bushes, other fellow volunteers were hard at work elsewhere in the Food Garden of the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG). A selection of brassicas, large purple leafed mustards and … Continue reading

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RTBG on Thursday 24 Sept- part 2 of 3

I signed into the Food Garden of the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) just as a newbie arrived and was introduced; one with whom I worked until we had a tea break. She and I were assigned to the tea … Continue reading

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RTBG on Thursday 24 Sept- part 1 of 3

During my first year volunteering in the Food Garden of the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) the pattern was for clear blue skies each Thursday. The Covid 19 interlude has upset the heavens so that the new pattern seems to … Continue reading

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Another RTBG day

While I wasn’t able to join my gardening friends at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) on Thursday as usual, seven of our team turned up plus a newbie and everyone worked in the Food Garden with their usual commitment … Continue reading

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RTBG makes it into the Tasmanian Community Achievement Awards

You can see that the Food Garden of the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) was entered into the prestigious Tasmanian Community Achievement Awards and listed as a semi-finalist in that competition, here. A few weeks ago RTBG reported on its … Continue reading

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