Progress continues and the site is looking huge! Central to the Food Forest is the living pergola. This creates the "Green Room". One day, the walls and roof will be be covered in edible plants to provide a beautiful green space for everyone to sit and enjoy. Lighting...
The seating is currently being installed on the planter boxes. This frame will be covered in wood and will provide seating for everyone to enjoy the forest. Photo: Susana Owen
Work continues on Gerard's garden. The paving is the latest addition and is looking sensational. Check out the before and after shot. Photos from Susana Owen.
Yooralla shared these photos on social media of the planting day for their foundation board and donors on 23 May 2023
Today saw the very first planting at the Food Forest. This was a day to celebrate Yooralla and their donors, and included guests from the Yooralla Foundation, some of their donors and the VASS residents. Although the site is still a construction zone, the Global...
In readiness for our mini planting next week, Susana and I spent the afternoon sanding the metal planter boxes and undercoating them. Tomorrow is painting day. Probably not our best looks, but we were not there for looks but to get the job done!
Today I spent the day at VASS on the Food Forest Site. Here's a quick look at how it looks.
Thanks to Diggers, the first round of plants has arrived in readiness for next weeks planting. Excited! Photo: Susana Owen
Paddo and the team ae hard at it, making progress on Gerard's Garden- the VASS Food Forest Project. Thanks to everyone for helping to make this happen. We are so pleased to see Gerard's legacy slowing coming to life. Photos: Susana Owen
The team have been busy adding the frames for the planter boxes. These will be covered in metal and then painted. Plenty to do 🙂