A lovely morning over at the allotment

These Brisbane days are just beautiful at the moment.  The temperature this week has hovered between 21 – 25c with clear blue skies every day, perfect weather to spend a bit of time over at the allotment.

I visited the farm yesterday morning where I keep my allotment for our usual Wednesday gathering of allotment holders and volunteers working in the community garden. It was another opportunity to work on the land with friends and enjoy our morning tea together.

Good news. There are horses back again in the field next door, a wonderful opportunity to gather some ‘good stuff’ to add to our compost bins and give them a real boost.

It has been pretty dry lately so we did some watering and worked on the community garden, weeded, planted new seedlings, turned the compost bins, mowed the grass, put weeds through the mulcher, … and so it goes on.

Here’s a Wednesday morning view across part of the community garden.

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  1. narf7
    May 28, 2012 @ 18:12:05

    What a lovely and well maintained community garden! We have a few here in Launceston Tas but after they are built they tend to get forgotten about (Tasmanians don’t like vegetables!). There is a lovely little heritage apple and pear orchard surrounded by herbs in Deviot, just around the corner from us. One day we will donate some of our time to help them out in the garden (when ours has stopped threatening to take over the neighbourhood that is! 😉

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