Staging Schedule Aug – Dec 2012

THIRROUL COMMUNITY GARDENERS – STAGES SCHEDULE – 2012

STAGE ONE – AUGUST 26 – SEPTEMBER 30

Projects in order of priority, aimed dates of completion and member in charge

1. CONSTRUCT COLA – September 13
Andrew Saunders, Paul Harradence + volunteers
2. SOIL TESTING – asap Paddy Lane
3. WATER TANK PURCHASE – September 4 Paul Harradence +
4. PREPARE LEVEL PAD FOR WATER TANK – Ian Miles, Andrew Saunders
September + volunteers
5. IRRIGATION AND CONNECT WATER TANK – September Colin Laflamme
6. COLLECTION OF MATERIALS FOR NO-DIG BED BUILDING
ON OPEN DAY – September 20 Robert Haley + volunteers
7. DRAFT SCALE DRAWING OF SITE DESIGN AND
PLANNED GARDEN BEDS – September 5 Kade Smith
8. MARK OUT FIRST BED FOR OPEN DAY – September 20
9. SPREAD WOODCHIP TO DEFINE ACCESS PATHS – ALL September 9
10. SEED RAISING – start asap ALL members @ Home if possible – ongoing
Salad greens, herbs, comfrey, leafy vege, capsicum, eggplant, toms
11. PLANTS FOR OPEN DAY 1st NO-DIG BED – salad greens, herbs, leafy vege Sept 22
12. OPEN DAY LOGISTICS – September 14 Kazie Bent + volunteers

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ON GOING CONCERNS

 STORAGE AND COLLECTION OF MATERIALS – cardboard, newspaper
 SIGN IN BOOK / DIARY WILL NOW BE ON SITE
 MEETINGS ON SUNDAYS TO REVIEW JOBS FOR FOLLOWING WEEK – take notes in Diary

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STAGE TWO – OCTOBER 1 – NOVEMBER 11
Projects in order of priority, aimed dates of completion and member in charge

1. Rise and Shine Clean-up Campaign Oct 7th – Julie Reid, Vicky Marchant
2. COLLECTION OF MATERIALS FOR NO-DIG GARDEN BEDS – Robert Haley
3. COMMENCE BUILDING NO-DIG BEDS PER DESIGN – AIM ONE PER WEEK
4. PLANTING PLAN – SELECT PLANTS AND BED ROTATIONS
5. FOOD FOREST PLANNING SESSION
6. APPLY BIODYNAMIC 500 SPRAY PRIOR TO PLANTING
7. AQUIRE AND PLANT ACACIA, CALLISTEMON SEEDLINGS AS SUPPORT SPECIES AND WINDBREAK
8. AQUIRE PLANTS FOR VEGE BEDS
9. PLANTING OUT BEDS BETWEEN 15th – 30th OCTOBERTHIS IS THE BEST TIME USING MOON PHASES – AGAIN IN NOV 14TH- 29TH10. MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE – WATERING, WEEDING, MULCHING, FEEDING

11. FUNDRAISING EVENT??

ONGOING CONCERNS
 SEED RAISING – CONSTANT
 RAISING MONEY TO BUY SEEDLINGS, SEAWEED TONIC, POTS
 WATERING GARDEN
 COLLECTION OF GREEN WASTE FROM CAFES
 COLLECTION OF MATERIALS FOR COMPOST

STAGE THREE – NOVEMBER 12 – DECEMBER 25

Projects in order of priority, aimed dates of completion and member in charge

1. PREPARE SITE AND SOIL FOR FOOD FOREST
2. AQUIRE FRUIT TREES AND SUPPORT TREES
3. PLANNING SESSION FOR ‘BOGGY SITE’ – CREATE NATIVE WET LAND HABITAT
4. COLLECTION OF MATERIALS FOR WET LAND HABITAT

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