The gathering held on 24th February was able to weed and mat (cardboard layers) and mulch the rest of the Bush Tucker Garden – Harvest over 7 kgs of cucumbers, capsicum and tomatoes (see more photos below); harvest and turn 3 compost bays (the first full harvest of compost which will be used by the
Our gathering on 9th February started early with harvesting, turning the compost, mulching and weeding with around 14 people attending. A total of around 25kg of food was harvested with most going to participants and some to the High school canteen. Photos by Kath Hope & Peter Carroll capture some of the activities and produce.
SCRAP conducts a number of environmental workshops for councils, schools, community gardens and others. Here participants utilise recycled plastic to build a (mock-up) no dig garden edging. Then we fill it with layers of cardboard (at the bottom), then compost, straw, worm casting, coir, more compost and finally mulch ready for planting. We can help
SCRAP is pleased to announce that we are nearing completion of another first – at Kincumber PS on the NSW Central Coast we have installed KISSS (Kapillary Irrigation Sub-Surface System) into the school field using supply from Gosford Council’s recycling plant which converts sewerage water into recycled water. While recycled sewerage water has now been
With the NSW state government moving towards a scrap tax for those of us who continue to send organics (especially food) to landfill we are moved to remind people of two solutions which could help solve this seemingly intractable problem while offering them free organic materials with which to grow some of their own food.