Category Archives: News

Artwork in the garden

Participants from Atwork Australia (Work For The Dole Project) are working with our Coordinator/Supervisor Donelle to complete some Art Work in our garden. They are working on a large colourful mural along the corrugated border fence – (tricky work) and … Continue reading

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UNDER THE TUARTS – April 2017

As this is being written we are experiencing some late summer weather. Great for the garden so long as you keep the water up. However, this will not last long. The summer crops – beans, sweet corn, zucchini, eggplant, capsicums, … Continue reading

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Moonure Donate Cow Manure

Moonure has kindly donated 10 bags of cow moonure to Hamersley Habitat Community Garden. A big thank you to Andrew Guilfoyle for introducing Denis from Moonure to us. We are so thankful for their generous donation. Check out their website … Continue reading

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Visit by Senator Michaelia Cash

On 20th February 2017 we had the honour of welcoming Senator Michaelia Cash into our garden. As you may be aware, we have been fortunate enough to have the AtWork Teams working in our garden through the Work for the Dole … Continue reading

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Under the Tuarts – January 2017

It’s 38 degrees outside as we write this – 41 tomorrow – typical Australia Day. Not easy to keep gardens going this time of the year but, due to a heroic effort from everyone on the watering roster, the Habitat Garden … Continue reading

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2017 Program of Events

The Community Garden committee has had a look at our program of events for 2017 at the Garden. As a result of that review, the committee has decided to focus on our regular Busy Bees and three main events: Bunnings … Continue reading

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UNDER THE TUARTS – September 2016

Hello everyone, It’s been a while since our last newsletter and we are all waiting for Spring which seems about a month late this year. Nevertheless, many of our native plants are doing very well with lots of flowers. Check … Continue reading

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Visit by Joe Francis MLA

On Tuesday the 4th of October, the Honorable Joe Francis MLA Minister for Emergency Services, Fisheries, Veterans and Corrective Services visited Hamersley Habitat to see our wonderful Community Garden. He spoke with Corrective Services’ Supervisors and participants who have been involved from the very … Continue reading

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Hamersley Habitat Compost Bins

The construction of the garden’s compost bins is now complete and we have compost ready to use at the next busy bee. You can find out more about the bins and how to use them here.

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Gardeners’ Report July 2016

UNDERNEATH THE TUARTS JULY 2016 At the busy bee on Sunday we managed to plant some new crops and pick some of the vegetables that were ready to harvest. These included beetroot, carrots, chard (silver beet), pak choi, rhubarb, tomatoes … Continue reading

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