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The Ocean View Growing Grounds Made the Paper!!

I’ve been a bit busy lately. Not only in the yard fighting the dreaded influx of weeds that had taken over almost every square inch, but also at the community garden up the street. 1,410 more words

Ocean View Growing Grounds

5k fundraiser and Dairy Day booth a success!

(Followers, bear with me over the next few weeks as you get showered with updates. I’ve been slacking off from updating the blog since this summer, but I’m back on track and ready to get caught up. 322 more words

Community Garden

Picnic in the Sunshine

“This garden is full of love” commented Mam Ndlela as she settled down on the grass mat with her picnic lunch. It certainly was, as volunteers, councillors, teachers, funders, media and friends gathered last week to celebrate the Mpophomeni Conservation Group (MCG) Community Garden beneath the bright yellow sunflowers. 936 more words

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Fill Your Garden For Free! Lewisham Seed Swap, Saturday 21 February! @LewishamSeeds

Inspired by Brighton’s Seedy Sunday, we’re having a BIG Seed Swap at the Old Tidemill Wildlife Garden in Deptford this coming Saturday

Date: Sat 21 February  143 more words

Green Spaces

Rocket Stove

Yesterday I helped build a mud brick rocket stove at the community garden which is situated at Access Community Group in Corrimal. We used the mud that I was immersed in before Christmas last year… 70 more words


Designing a Giant Greenhouse for the Ocean View Growing Grounds

So, I may have mentioned this before, but I do some volunteer work at a local community garden that’s right around the corner from my house. 653 more words

Ocean View Growing Grounds

The magic and science behind mulching

As was introduced in the previous article, all the things that happen in the garden are part of a process which is widely known as ‘Permaculture’. 524 more words