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AGM 2020

Northern Community Gardens will be holding it’s AGM on Tuesday 4th August 2020, 8 pm at Newlands Community Centre. If you would like to nominate someone as a committee member or Office holder please email info@ncg.org.nz with the nomination. We … Continue reading

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*UPDATE* 13/05/20 The working bee …

๐ŸŒป๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒบ๐Ÿ’ In order to comply with the social distancing rules at level 2, the amount of volunteers who gather at our usual Sunday 2-4pm working bee will be limited to current members only. WCC has advised us that: People undertaking … Continue reading

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Please ask first ….

Please ask before taking produce from the gardens. We can be contacted at: info@ncg.org.nz Some plants are specifically being grown to collect seeds for the next planting season. Sadly, our only two caiguas (see photo below) and a yellow chili … Continue reading

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Visitors to the garden

Wood pigeons, among many birds, visiting the gardens.

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Volunteer Activities

Sadly all volunteer activities on Wellington City Council land has to be put on hold at present. Unfortunately, ceasing all volunteering includes: watering, weeding, gardening or any site maintenance at our community garden and nursery. This is disappointing but understandable … Continue reading

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Working Bee – Sunday 2pm to 4pm

Our regular working bees are currently onย  Sunday from 2pm to 4pm. If it is raining the working bee will be cancelled. During Summer we normally also meet at the garden on Wednesdays 6.30pm to 8pm. Everyone is welcome to … Continue reading

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Working bees Tuesday nights

We are having a regular working bee every Tuesday night from 6.30 to 8.00pm. Come along to help with planting, weeding and to meet others involved in the project. Due to daylight savings end soon our last working bee will … Continue reading

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First working bee for the Jay St garden

We had our first working for the Jay St Garden on 10 December. We had 31 people turn up during the day to help with laying out carpet for weed mat, mulching, planting and building a strawberry bed. It was … Continue reading

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Promoting the garden at Johnsonville Fair

The Johnsonville Community Fair provided an opportunity to promote the garden. Charmaine set up a stall and had lots of enquiries.

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Support for community garden

We have had a lot of support for the development of the community gardens in Newlands/Paparangi. There was mention on ONE EYED FM and articles in the Independent Herald in July (p 3) and November (p 5). Home Harvest provided … Continue reading

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