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…

A Secret Garden

A Secret Garden

The secret garden on Bondi Road has been in operation since 2010 by Transition Bondi members and volunteers. A vacant land in the rear of a block of flats was lent to us (Land share arrangement)  to be designed as a community garden as a generous gesture by its owner. Lance Lieber, the founder of…

Community Composting weaves our ‘hood’ together!

By Kit Shepherd When you travel to the beach along Bondi Road, there’s a little shopping precinct just before the bus dips down and the ocean view engulfs your eyes.  This little ‘outpost’ of urbanity is studded with jewels!  There are eateries, organic food shops, bars, places where you can find funky clothing,  a tattooist, a physio, a…