A lively meeting of the gardening group at New Farm library

I went to the monthly meeting of the Gardening Group this afternoon at New Farm Library. The group meets at 3pm on the second Friday of every month.

Tatiana, Group Leader at the library, lead the group but there was a lively discussion all round. We covered topics such as community gardens, gardening workshops to be held at the library, open gardens – Jerry Coleby-Williams’ opens his garden at his home in Wynnum this weekend – and lots more.  This is also an opportunity for the group to swap seeds and discuss what is growing successfully (or otherwise!) in our own gardens, or in my case, allotment. Two hours flew by and it was 5pm, closing time, before we knew it.

I will be visiting Jerry’s open garden tomorrow. I have been to a number of his workshops around Brisbane, and followed him on ABC TV’s Gardening Australia, but this is an opportunity to see first hand how he lives sustainably on an urban block. More about that in tomorrow’s blog. Hopefully I can take photos.

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