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COGS has started discussions with ACT Greens

In January 2017 COGS and the ACT Greens started discussing a number of significant and forward-looking initiatives, including:

  • an expansion of community gardening facilities
  • cultivation of roadside verges
  • development of a regional food economy and a Canberra brand

The potential contributions to urban horticulture and urban agriculture in the ACT are great and exciting.

Open Gardens Canberra, 4 & 5 March, 10am to 4pm

Three gardens to delight you:

  1. The Naturalists’ Garden, 28 Marrakai Street, Hawker
  2. Isobel’s Garden, 18 Dutton Street, Dickson
  3. COGS’ Charnwood Garden, Sports Way off Lhotsky Street, Charnwood

Entry to 1 and 2 is $8 each or $25 to join OGC for one year.

Entry to 3 by gold coin donation, proceeds to be donated to a local Belconnen charity

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What's on

Feb
28
Tue
COGS MEMBERS’ MEETING 28 FEBRUARY 2017 – 7.30pm at 2 Rosevear Pl, Dickson @ MAJURA COMMUNITY CENTRE
Feb 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

At our first meeting for 2017 we will have a produce swap night.  Bring along your surplus produce, seeds and/or seedlings and see what you can swap them for.

In addition, Arian McVeigh from the Seed Savers Group located at Canberra City Farm will give us an overview of the work she is involved in.

Please bring along your ideas on speakers and special event nights you would like to have at our meetings during 2017.  If you think there is a topic you wished to talk about then please let us know.  If there is a particualr speaker you would like to hear or a special topic discussed then come along to the meeting and let the COGS Committee know.  We need your ideas to make our meetings more productive, interesting and fun.

Don’t forget to return the COGS books you have borrowed and collect some new ones as the COGS Library will be open for business.

We look forward to seeing you there and please bring along a plate (which inlcudes produce from your garden) to share.

See you there. 

Mar
4
Sat
Charnwood Community Garden Open Days @ Charnwood Community Garden (Sports Way off Lhotsky)
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Charnwood Community Garden will participate in the Open Gardens Canberra (OCG) scheme over the weekend of 4 & 5 March 2017, from 10am – 3pm each day. The garden comprises of 45 individual plots which are planted with a variety of fruit & vegetables, flowers, and fruit trees. The garden showcases many different methods of growing produce and several of our gardeners will be present over the weekend to share their gardening knowledge and experience.

The garden is located on Sports Way, off Lhotsky Street in Charnwood ACT.  Entry will be by gold coin donation with proceeds to be donated to a local Belconnen charity.

Charnwood Community Garden

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