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Eco House Garden workshops

Learn successful organic gardening techniques and how to implement sustainable living ideas into your everyday life. Eco House Garden workshop trainer, Senior Eco Gardener and ecologist, Peter Rutherford has over twenty years experience in teaching – enabling adults and children to make their lives more sustainable. Kimbriki offers their Eco House Garden Workshops for FREE to Seaforth PS parents/grandparents & KG community volunteers. The next courses in July are: Composting & Worms – 26 July Beginners Organic Vege gardening – 29 July Email your interest or contact Kimbriki on ph: 94863542 (Mon-Fri) & remember to mention you are from Seaforth PS. To find other … Continue Reading

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Next Stockland PR/Fundraiser – Sat 7 July

Our next Stockland PR/Fundraiser is on Saturday 7 July.   Calling one and all for whatever time you can spare on the day will be much appreciated (hopefully with no sports on this day you might have an hour or two to spare?) Please email ros@seaforthkitchengarden.com.au to get your name on the roster. All kids that came along to our last day had a ball, and were terrific ambassadors! Raffle Winners (last Stockland event)– congratulations and thank you for your support: 1st Prize Mr Green (Collaroy) 2nd Prize Mr Bishop (Manly) 3rd Prize Ms Telisa (Manly)

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Corporate Volunteering Day

Corporate Volunteering Day – coming up Friday 29 June. If you or your company would like to come along and help out on this day in the school garden at Yatama St, please  email ros@seaforthkitchengarden.com.aul asap. The more the merrier!

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Seed planting using egg cartons

SRC Plant A Seed Day – Wed 27 June

SRC are holding a “plant a seed” buddy day to raise money for the kitchen garden project.  The egg carton will be used to plant the seeds and will be taken back home to be looked after until the seedlings are big enough to either plant in the school garden or sell at an upcoming fundraising event. All students are asked to please bring a gold coin donation on this day (or 2) and remember to bring in an empty egg carton to school for this!

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Kitchen Garden Volunteers hard at work

Next Garden Bee – Sat 23rd Jun @ 1.30pm

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One mulch pile to go!! Yay!! Great effort everyone! MEGA MULCH & TRENCH DIG – WE NEED THE MULCH GONE NOW WHILE ITS SUNNY SO WE CAN START BUILDING OUR DECKING FOR THE OUTDOOR LEARNING AREA! (meet in carpark of childcare Centre Yatama St) BYO water, snacks, closed shoes, gardening gear if you have – wheelbarrow, shovels, rakes, gloves. No experience required.  Children welcome under parent supervision Thank you so much for getting us this far… we STILL have a bit to go, and need YOUR HELP! A huge thank you to all the parents and children who have been working on the kitchen … Continue Reading

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Stocklands Seedling Success

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Seaforth children and parents ran a PR/Fundraising stall at Stockland on Saturday 26th May, selling beautifully potted Winter herb & vegetable seedlings (thanks Meg, Tina & Margaret for potting up 400 seedling!) and raffle tix. We had the first appearance of the BIG CARROT fundraising signage which looked great! Thanks to Paul Carpenter for helping out with artwork & printing of this. We managed to raise $1000 for the school’s Kitchen Garden, which was a fantastic result! Great job & thank you everyone.  Children:  Logan (yr 1), Kyan, (JK) Henry, Ollie (MEK), Jesse (SA), Sara (SP), Amelie (MAK), Emily (MAK) & parents/helpers – Kim, Sue, … Continue Reading

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The Seaforth Public School Kitchen Garden Project is alive and growing.

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Before school broke up in December,  Seaforth kids were very excited to bring home their very own basil plant, to water and watch grow over Summer… and this is just the beginning! HOW TO LOOK AFTER YOUR BASIL Grow your basil in a container or in the ground Basil likes the sun Keep soil moist by watering Pick leaves so it doesn’t flower Start taking off tips when basil is about 15cm height  STEPHANIE ALEXANDER’S BASIL PESTO RECIPE (From Stephanie Alexander’s Kitchen Garden Companion – Penguin Lantern 2009). Serves:  makes 1 cup You will need: Food processor Bowl Spoon Screw … Continue Reading

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