Garden Open Day Saturday 12 March 12-4pm

The garden will be open to visitors on Saturday 12 March from 12 until 4pm Members of the public will be able to speak with members and look at how the garden is evolving. There will be plants for sale and the young (and…

Concord Carnival 11 October

The Concord Community Garden was represented at the Concord Carnival on 11 October selling our organic plants and talking with members of the public about the garden We also had the opportunity to see beekeeper Gavin Smith demonstrating how to split a native bee…

President’s Report 2014-15

2014-15 was another successful year for the Garden. Read more here PRESIDENT report 2015 AGM

New Committee appointed

At the AGM on 1 August the following committee members were appointed President   Graham Stevens Secretary   Christine Manning Treasurer  Kevin Lollback Garden Coordinator: Sheila Buchan Vice President : Daniel Grono

Members visit other community gardens

On 20 June about 12 members and friends had the opportunity  to visit community gardens at Stratfield and Glovers Road Lilyfield. This provided us with plenty of ideas for our garden. We were made most welcome at each garden and it was a very…

Concord Rotary helps bring native bees to the Garden

We were pleased to receive a cheque from the Rotary Club of Concord to allow the garden to acquire a native bee hive. Native bees are stingless and play an important role in pollination and managing pests.  Concord Rotary President Dee Covington and other…

Tea and Talk 17 May 2015

Our open day on 17 May attracted many visitors who were able to inspect the garden,  talk with a composting expert and  help build a vertical garden. The children were entertained building a scarecrow and with facepainting

October 2014

The recent working bee saw members working hard to tidy up the garden as the focus turned to weeding and mulching between the beds. The garden looked much better at the end of the morning, thanks to the efforts of those involved. Members are…

September 2014

Late August and Early September have seen a huge amount of rainfall in the garden. This has been great for our water tank and means we will have a good supply of water once Summer arrives. The garden has coped well with the deluge…

Community Garden Report – July 2014

We have had very little rain since the last report and as this is the first year we have grown crops we are still learning the micro climate of the garden.  Those who visit the garden from mid-morning to mid-afternoon know the garden can…