Sunday, 8 November 2009

More Birds in the Garden

STAY TUNED TO 2RRR 88.5 FM  Sydney Garden Talk on Saturdays 12noon-1pm
Today's program was all about Pidding Park In Ryde, and how bushcare volunteers have worked to make it the best buhcare site in the Ryde Spring Garden competition. Join you local bushcare group now and make a difference.
For more information contact:Ryde Council Bushcare Officer :Sandra Payne:Ph: 9952 822
Vegetable Hero:Beetroot-grow some now, soak in a shallow saucer of water overnight then sow about 1cm deep.Harvest when about 3cm in diameter for tender tasty beets or no later than 7.5cm in diameter. Keep up the water otherwise they will be tough and woody.
Plant of the week:Jacaranda mimosifolia. Prune dead and crossing branches right back to the trunk so that the suckers don't spring out from the cut. Flowering late October through November. Comes in white as well. Suitable for big gardens.
Australian Conservation Foundation is holding a meeting for Lane Cove residents on Thursday 12th November. RSVP on 1800 223 669
Recycle your electronic waste 9-4pm on Saturday 14th at Willoughby Leisure Centre, 4 Small Street Willoughby.

1 comment:

  1. I've heard there's a special bin for people recycling Betamax players. Wrapped in plastic.