More garden beds go down at the Coogee Community Garden today – 18th May 2014

New beds at Coogee Community Garden 18-5-14

New no-dig garden beds are installed at the Coogee Community Garden 18-5-14.

Community enthusiasm is maintaining progress at the Coogee Community Garden with a second batch of new prefabricated garden beds being installed on Sunday the 18th May. East Ward Greens Councillor Murray Matson attended the workshop and took images of what is clearly becoming by now a skilled construction system.

Councillor Matson has long supported the project through its development stage in which a development application had to be submitted by the community organisers through to when he successfully moved a for a Randwick City Council grant last year.

Step 1 read the instructions

Step one read any available instructions.

Let someone who knows what they are doing screw it together with a cordless drill

Let the actual builder of the prefabricated beds screw them together with a cordless drill.

Make sure its level so all the adjacent beds look neat

Make sure its level so all the adjacent beds look neat.

Put down a layer of cardboard covered by a layer of hessian bag

Put down a layer of cardboard covered by a layer of hessian bag.

Cover the hessian and cardboard with a layer of aggregate

Pour in a layer of aggregate.

Pour in the humas with a 10cm layer of garden mix on the top

Finish with the humas layer with a 10cm layer of garden mix on the top

The finished product after a month or two

The finished product after a month or two.

 

 

 

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