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What's on at the community garden?

10 Aug 2020

Join us at an upcoming community garden event, here's all you need to know about what's on for the rest of the year. Dates and times may vary, keep an eye here for the most recent up to date information. We can't wait to see you there at 116 Hendon Ave!

WORKING BEES WITH TRUDY AT THE COMMUNITY GARDEN
Tend the garden together, learn about self-resilience and
contribute to the free food for the neighbourhood kaupapa at
the Pataka Kai

10AM TO 12PM ON TUESDAYS:
25 AUG / 8 & 22 SEP / 20OCT /
3 & 17 NOV / 1 & 15 DEC


ŌWAIRAKA COMMUNITY GARDEN WORKSHOPS
SATURDAY 15 AUG - 10AM TO 12PM
Recycled gardens in small spaces. How to make a garden
from what you can find for free from seeds to planter boxes.

SATURDAY 29 AUG - 12PM TO 2PM
Bees Wax Wrapper making with Kelly Pretty! Make this plastic
free alternative at the garden with wax from our neighbourhood
beehive. Free and all resources provided. Everyone takes away
their own wrap.

SATURDAY 12 SEP - 12PM TO 2PM
Spring is Springing! Join Trudy Taurua to learn how to
propagate your seeds and start your own veggie garden
at home.

SATURDAY 17 OCT - 10AM TO 12PM
Fruit tree grafting workshop. Want more trees for free? Know
of an old favourite you’d like to save? Come along and learn the
fundamental orchard art of grafting with heritage tree expert
Julie Craig from Oak and Thistle.

SATURDAY 31 OCT - 12PM TO 2PM
Are there native bats in Ōwairaka? Come along and make a
bat house and find out. One for the kids.

SATURDAY 14 NOV - 11AM TO 1PM
Rainwater Harvesting workshop with Laurie Dee from
Rainworks. Check out the garden’s rainwater system and focus
on water conservation as an energy saver and way to reduce
household carbon use.

SATURDAY 28 NOV - 12PM TO 2PM
Rongoa Workshop. Make a kawakawa balm for a friend for
Christmas and learn about indigenous plant medicine with
Trudy Taurua.