For some obscure reason this website was offline for a while but has now been reactivated. The Garden continues to grow thanks to a very small but dedicated group of volunteers. We are also pleased to have groups from Life Without Barriers, Mai-wel and Richmond PRA as part of the gardening community.
For those people out there who have not visited the Garden in the past 12 months it is still growing but with a slightly altered structure.
The Garden is now maintained by a small but dedicated and hardworking group of volunteers who give of their own time and money to ensure that the Garden continues to be an asset to the Wickham Croatian Sports Club on whose land it operates.
Those wishing to join the Figtree Community Garden Association must be financial members of the Club.
March working bee was more about raising seeds, planting and having fun – we welcomed 4 new members and Kristy worked with volunteers to plant potatoes and go through the Fig Tree seeding , planting and growing way.
Many thanks to Kristy for offering her vast knowledge and experience and also many thanks to the people who attended.
The Fig Tree Community Garden Working Party have been busy installing new garden beds over the last couple of months, thanks to funds made available via the NSW Government’s Community Building Partnership Program. This grant enables Fig Tree Community Garden to not only upgrade garden beds, but also build wheelchair and pram friendly pathways and upgrade the outdoor kitchen. The first stage of the grant works is building the beds, then we will move onto the pathways, then the kitchen. All works will be completed by the end of 2011.
If you are interested in volunteering to assist with any major works, the Working Party are at the garden every Thursday from 9.30am to 2.30pm. Feel free to drop by and introduce yourself. Any spare hands makes a huge difference to getting our grant work completed on time, which is greatly appreciated.