NewsletterAugust 2012
Warners Bay Community Garden

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  Development Application Update


DA Progress LMCC have requested further information regarding the DA submission and we will be meeting with various council officers to go over the details of the requests shortly. If you would like further information about the DA, please feel free to attend our next public meeting. Everyone is welcome. 
Greenhouse Relocation


GreenhouseThank you to everyone who generously offered to assist with finding a new home for our greenhouse. We will be setting up at the new location (private residence) in Warners Bay in time to have seedlings ready for the Living Smart Festival. There will be a working bee this Saturday 4th August at 9am. All welcome to join in to help build the WBCG greenhouse! Plenty for all to do. It should be fun, and a good chance to catch up with everyone.Please contact Trish for more information and hope to see you there.
Womens Refuge Working Bee 
WBCG will conduct a working bee at a local refuge for women and children Sunday, 19th August, 9.00am.
The refuge is planning to establish an edible garden for the children. This will help them to learn and understand the benefits of gardening and growing their own fruit , vegetables and herbs. The aim is to create a harmonious , productive environment that is sustainable year to year.  Warners Bay Community Garden has agreed to assist in setting up the garden beds.A gorgeous sausage sizzle will be provided. Please contact Trish for site location and details.


Milk Bottles Needed 
Clean 2 and 3 litre milk bottle bases are needed for seedling carriers at our market stalls. Please cut base off at mid line on bottle. Bottles can be left at our meeting on 5th August or with Trish at 30 James St Warners Bay. We appreciate your support. Contact Trish 49471821
Grassheads Grow a Grasshead
Make a grasshead for our stall at the Living Smart Festival on 15th September.
Kits will be for sale at the festival and we need some growers to make a start on some for our demonstration display.
Materials available from Trish - 49471821


Planting Veg & Herbs This Month 

Get your early spring veg ready by starting undercover now. Recommendations: Asparagus, Basil, Beetroot, Cabbage, Capsicum, Carrots, Celeriac, Celery, Chilli, Chives, Climbing beans, Coriander, Corn, Dill, Eggplant, Fennel, Leeks, Lettuce, Mint, Okra, Onions, Oregano, Parsnip, Potato, Pumpkin, Radish, Rocket, Rockmelon, Sage, Shallots, Silverbeet, Spring Onions, Squash, Sunflower, Tomato, Turnip, Watermelon, Zucchini. 


For more planting advice see :  

 Entertainment Books
New 2012/2013 Entertainment Books still available at WBCG. See Book offers online here. Offers included valid now and right through to 1st June 2013. Cost $60. $12 from each sale goes to WBCG. Please note that sales will close in the first week of September. Please contact Trish to arrange purchase.
Living Smart Festival

WBCG will hold a market stall at the living Smart Festival on 15th September, Speers Point Park. We need volunteers to work on our stall for an hour or two. Please contact Trish if you would like to help. For further information visit the LMCC website here

Please note that we will not be conducting a stall at the Lions Club markets in August.

Next Public Meeting
The next scheduled meeting is Sunday 5th August at 2pm at the Lions Club hall Warners Bay. All welcome.


There have been a few inquiries about renewal of membership fees. Until we get the garden running at Bunya Park, renewal of membership fees will not be required. New members can apply on our website here.

If you'd like any more information on the activities of the Warners Bay Community Garden please call or email Trish.
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