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.

Good news! Garden honoured in award ceremony

Hello! Good news my lovely friends. Our Garden in the Park was recently selected as a winner in the Special Shared Garden category of the Waverley Council Garden Awards 2015. Many thanks to everyone who has shared their time, their equipment, their … Continue reading

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In the run up to the Paris climate conference…it’s time to green the world nes pa?

Greening the world is a noble ambition, and a rather grand one at that. Oh well, you’ve gotta think big! Below are a few select pics from our October working bee. We had a super nice time gardening and then … Continue reading

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A rainy September day in the garden

Here is a smattering of the highlights from August’s working bee… As it was pouring with rain, I was the only one mad enough to show up! OoooOOOoo I do like a bit of gardening in the rain. Toodle pip for … Continue reading

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Costa Georgiadis broadcasts live from the garden!

The most exciting thing happened today. I was just off to the ‪#‎waverleyparkcommunalgarden‬ to see if the peas had got hold of the new climbing frames I built yet and who should I meet…? Costa Georgiadis of Gardening Australia fame! … Continue reading

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Water gardens take the beds to a new realm

Welcome to August’s foray into the healing, healthful, joyful benefits of community gardening. This Sunday we invited our followers to plant water gardens in the beds to encourage frogs, bees and butterflies, the best kinds of bugs, to pollinate and provide … Continue reading

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A photo journey of our glorious produce

A lovely bee was had in July. Here is our glorious produce. Makes your mouth water doesn’t it! See you next time: Sunday 16 August, 10am Beautiful broccoli! Curvy kale… Royal Rosemary… Orange stems… Curry tree…Ruby chard Space to breath… Healthy … Continue reading

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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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