Gardening favourites

gadgets for gardening

Tell us about your garden favourites on May 10th.

The favourite tools session a while back was such a success we’re keen to explore other garden favourites.

At our May event we invite you to share any garden-related favourite with us e.g. a gadget, magazine, tool or perhaps something else.

Bring your item along to ‘show and tell’. Alternatively, a photo, link or description are fine too!

When: Wed 10th May, 6:30pm – 8pm
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End of year wrap up

By Lou Bull

As the season winds up and the year winds down …
I am never sure which way to go with this idea that the year winds down for Christmas.  In our climate the lush growing season kicks in, the wildlife gets very excited and events galore get organised.  This was certainly true for Seed Savers Albury-Wodonga as both event organisers and participants.

Thank you card image

Thanks Seed Savers. Image: Lou Bull

This update is a brief reflection on the last few gatherings we had in 2015 and to invite your ideas for our plans in 2016.

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Karral’s garden journal

By Karral Miller (SSAW committee member)

Member's garden journal image

Another Seed Savers member’s garden journal – as much a work of art as a record of the garden!

My most useful gardening tool is not a favourite trowel or that cunning little device for measuring soil pH but something more ephemeral – my gardening journal.

I began several years ago jotting down planting times and sketches of garden beds on various bits of paper but this soon became inefficient and unmanageable. I graduated to small dairies where I could write under the dates when I planted and harvested, weather conditions and garden events but I soon found there was insufficient space as I wanted to make comments and reflections. Continue reading

Early Spring Gathering – Wed 9 Sept

Crop planning, rotations & garden tools

What’s your favorite gardening tool?

Watch out gardeners, spring fever is taking hold! Are you ready to jump into the new growing season and shake off the winter blues?

Join us at our next Seed Savers Albury-Wodonga gathering for a chat about using crop planning and rotation in your garden.

We’ll also be talking tools, so bring along your favorite and share what makes it indispensable. Continue reading