Good Organic Gardening

BACK TO THE GARDEN

EVERYBODY AT THE COMMUNITY GARDEN HAS THEIR OWN METHOD OF GARDENING, THOUGH, OF COURSE, SPRAYS ARE NOT PERMITTED AND EVERYTHING HAS TO BE ORGANIC.

When you think about wartime victory gardens and European allotment farming, there’s nothing new about community gardens — but they’re almost certainly the wave of the future, bringing urban neighbourhoods together with the added promise of food security.

One such initiative is Warrnambool Community Garden (WCG), established in the southwest Victorian coastal city in 2006. Rented on a long-term lease from Warrnambool Council, the 2.5ha site comprises 52 plots worked by a current membership of 90.

The WCG’s values

Stai leggendo un'anteprima, registrati per continuare a leggere.

Altro da Good Organic Gardening

Good Organic Gardening1 min letti
Good Organic Gardening
grow naturally, eat fresh, live sustainably Editor Kerry Boyne Designer Michaela Primiano Contributors Claire Bickle, Angelo Eliades, Jana Holmer, Jo Immig, Steve McGrane, Megg Miller, Jennifer Stackhouse, Angus Stewart, Chris Stafford, Chloe Thomson
Good Organic Gardening5 min lettiArchitecture
Let’s Work Together
The underlying foundation of sustainable gardening is the natural harmony that exists between species in the wild. Many plants have evolved to grow better alongside certain others and we emulate this phenomenon in the practice of companion planting.
Good Organic Gardening2 min lettiArchitecture
Moon Planting
Late autumn means it’s still a good time in most regions to get all those lovely health-giving brassicas and root vegetables into the garden Winter has officially arrived and, while it’s a quieter time for planting in cooler regions, there’s lots to