Tag Archives: Tasmania

Off to the side – a generous project

Two of my fellow RTBG volunteers  relocated to Tasmania in the not too distant past and settled on a orchard and vegetable laden property in the Woodbridge area. Their harvests, and those of neighbours and others in nearby areas, have … Continue reading

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RTBG Tuesday 10 December 2019

Tuesday you see in the title and probably furrow a puzzling brow. Isn’t Thursday my day for volunteering at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) you think? In a far distant blog post I told you that the RTBG has … 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 4th July 2019  –  2 of 3

I had arrived around 9.30 and it was now after 10 am when Coordinator Adam for the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) Food Garden called for volunteers to work elsewhere. ‘Who’d like to work in the Nursery for a couple … Continue reading

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RTBG 4th July 2019  –  1 of 3

As I bussed across the bridge towards the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) yesterday, the Derwent River glittered in the hard sunlight of the early morning.  The sky was brilliantly cloudless. My heart was already singing. Then I noticed the … Continue reading

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Returning to Hobart

Despite having prepared a packed lunch we decided to drive towards Hobart and stop at Maydena for a hot drink and to eat our lunch there. By good fortune we discovered the contemporary and smart Mountain Café, and basking in … Continue reading

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The Gordon River

Hundreds of metres below, the remnant of the Gordon River can be seen flowing.  Wikipedia provides information about the river, the difficulty of accessing the area between the dam wall and the Gordon Splits:  “ Geraldine Brooks wrote a piece in the National … Continue reading

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