The Beekeeper

The Beekeeper

Transition Bondi  has two beekeepers on our team: Lance and Gloria. We met in passing in our Community Garden last week (where we have hives of both European and native bees), and an interesting story was told… Last week in the city, a swarm had been spotted, and Gloria  received a call for help, to…

Spring Action In Our Gardens

Spring Action In Our Gardens

Spring and end of lockdown are bringing us together again. And the gardens, verges and laneways and welcoming Transition Bondi’s volunteers. Seedlings raised on windowsills, balconies and our hot-house are now putting down their roots in the garden beds. At our recent October working bee we harvested celery, lettuce and silverbeet – such vigorous and…

Spring In The Garden

Spring In The Garden

Spring has sprung and flowers, fruit and veggies are sprouting everywhere. So, strike while the iron is hot and have a crack at planting. The list below is just an example, but a great place to start, depending on your garden size, of course. As you well know, gardening has multiple physical and meditative benefits…

Soil Winter Garden

Soil Winter Garden

Winter is a slow month in the garden; and our garden is overshadowed by a building – even more so in these cold months.  However, I noticed recently – on a sunny day – that there’s a niche in the garden that gets a good dose of sun as the rays travel along a side…

Carrots and Cosmetics!

Carrots and Cosmetics!

After a morning in our community garden recently, mid-week, I was proudly carrying home some harvest in my basket – carrots, spinach and herbs. In the short distance from the garden to my home there’s a small business located in a side street, that makes cosmetics – from natural products, as it turns out. On…