Author Archives: Penny Jones

About Penny Jones

Penny Jones is a Sydney-based freelance writer and photographer specialising in inspirational writing for leisure and 'plain English' writing for business. She has a particular interest in adventure, conservation, the power of the community and self development as well as a healthy passion for highlighting the extraordinary efforts of ordinary people.

A rainy June day

It was a sole figure braving the rain showers to sew a little seed or two this month. Yes, you’ve got it, me! Clutching my $80 worth of Bunnings vouchers (thanks for the donation Bunnings!), I picked up some little green … Continue reading

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Happy 4th birthday to the garden in the park

All together now… Happy birthday to you Happy birthday to you Happy birthday to you Happy birthday dear garden in the park Happy birthday to you.  

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Emma Daniels gardener extraordinaire pays a call

This month was the inaugural session of our quarterly gardening workshops run by Emma, of the green fingers, Daniels. The theme of the day was ‘healthy soil’ and she showed us how to test the pH of the soil and … Continue reading

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Happy Neighbour Day!

Hi friends and, HAPPY NEIGHBOUR DAY! We’ve been spoiled rotten in the garden this month with the fabulous Waverley Council funding a special Neighbour Day event. There was a new shed to build, lots of great new tools, a crate of … Continue reading

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Join us for Neighbour Day, Sunday 29 March 10am – we’ll shout you morning tea!

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Renewed vigor marks this working bee – plus a call for help

Hello and happy new year! Sarah and I have found ourselves wondering recently how to adjust to our very time consuming roles of wardens of the garden (our first baby) and our (more demanding) real babies (of which we now … Continue reading

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Show me the love – it’s springtime!

What’s going on at the garden this month?

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