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Rhubarb Cake

ISOLATION-style 8th anniversary

Alas, we could not have a swap today due to wet weather.  Anyway, it is to be expected right in the middle of winter.  But it is our 8th anniversary.  While these are very special times and we can’t meet

Rhubarb Cake

ISOLATION-style 8th anniversary

Alas, we could not have a swap today due to wet weather.  Anyway, it is to be expected right in the middle of winter.  But it is our 8th anniversary.  While these are very special times and we can’t meet

COVID-19 Victorian Restrictions Easing

We are gradually restarting our swap meets as the Victorian restrictions are easing in the following month.  Please check our Facebook page for details of events.

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COVID-19 Victorian Restrictions Easing

We are gradually restarting our swap meets as the Victorian restrictions are easing in the following month.  Please check our Facebook page for details of events.

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March 2020 Swap @ Mooroolbark

We celebrated the 4th anniversary @ Mooroolbark early due to the next 2nd Saturday falling on Easter weekend so there wasn’t a swap planned for April.  It was a good thing we did too or we would have to give

March 2020 Swap @ Mooroolbark

We celebrated the 4th anniversary @ Mooroolbark early due to the next 2nd Saturday falling on Easter weekend so there wasn’t a swap planned for April.  It was a good thing we did too or we would have to give

Turns out seedlings might not be rosella…

I was very happy to get some rosella seeds from the Mooroolbark swap a few months ago which I’ve very promptly sown and a small percentage of that germinated.  They were separated into their own pots and soon moved to

Turns out seedlings might not be rosella…

I was very happy to get some rosella seeds from the Mooroolbark swap a few months ago which I’ve very promptly sown and a small percentage of that germinated.  They were separated into their own pots and soon moved to

March 2020 Swap @ Bayswater North

This was only less than a month ago but it already feels like ages ago knowing that we won’t be meeting for a while more. So let’s hold on to this and focus on our gardens (and health) while we

March 2020 Swap @ Bayswater North

This was only less than a month ago but it already feels like ages ago knowing that we won’t be meeting for a while more. So let’s hold on to this and focus on our gardens (and health) while we

COVID-19 Update

In line with the Government’s directive to shutdown all non-essential activities, swap meets are discontinuing until further notice.  If you would like to swap privately, please state your offers/wanteds in the Facebook page comments for this post, with your general

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COVID-19 Update

In line with the Government’s directive to shutdown all non-essential activities, swap meets are discontinuing until further notice.  If you would like to swap privately, please state your offers/wanteds in the Facebook page comments for this post, with your general

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February 2020 Swap @ Bayswater North

Lovely summer swap, bustling with people and bountiful harvests, and a few newcomers pleased to join the meet.

February 2020 Swap @ Bayswater North

Lovely summer swap, bustling with people and bountiful harvests, and a few newcomers pleased to join the meet.

January 2020 Swap @ Bayswater North

There was some decluttering happening to prepare for the new year, so there was lots of bits and bobs that were ready for creative people to repurpose.  And also a big selection of books and magazines to keep everyone occupied

January 2020 Swap @ Bayswater North

There was some decluttering happening to prepare for the new year, so there was lots of bits and bobs that were ready for creative people to repurpose.  And also a big selection of books and magazines to keep everyone occupied

Growing your own mushroom with Ellen

Ellen from Simple Sustainability came to show us how to grow your own mushroom with substrate made of recycled paper kitty litter and the spent substrate from an old mushroom kit.  Instead of composting the spent mushroom kit substrate, she has

Growing your own mushroom with Ellen

Ellen from Simple Sustainability came to show us how to grow your own mushroom with substrate made of recycled paper kitty litter and the spent substrate from an old mushroom kit.  Instead of composting the spent mushroom kit substrate, she has

2019 Swapped

We started back in January 2019 with lots of wonderful colours.  It was so exciting for us to be part of the Local Sustainability Fair that happened at Bedford Park Community Garden at the end of January.  This was followed

2019 Swapped

We started back in January 2019 with lots of wonderful colours.  It was so exciting for us to be part of the Local Sustainability Fair that happened at Bedford Park Community Garden at the end of January.  This was followed