CERES Environment Park Blog
We use the word growth a lot around these parts. The plants grow, the customer’s kids grow, we watch people’s confidence in the garden grow. And our nursery has also grown over the years. We […]
In the nursery we love to help people grow food in their backyards but I always remind people not to forget about flowers. Flowers add colour to catch the eye, are easy to grow and […]
The popular author Jackie French wrote many years ago in one of her gardening books that it’s warm enough to plant tomatoes when you can sit comfortably on the bare soil with bare buttocks. I’ve […]
Some reflections on our 2014 Samoa trip,
By Charlotte and Melanie.
On Sunday, we got up early to go help prepare a traditional Samoan Umu. We had been invited by Tu and his wife Lei Loa to […]
“Gardens are not made by singing ‘oh how beautiful!’ and sitting in the shade.”
– Rudyard Kipling
CERES has always been receptive to new artwork and the latest is a depiction of a Sacred Kingfisher and a […]
Recent site works highlights
As we mentioned in the blog in December, a new pump system for the old café toilets has been installed and the increased pressure has allowed CERES to install the latest design, […]
We know you are all waiting with bated breath for the new Café to arrive – as are we!
Following a late discovery of a sewer easement, which required some re-jigging of the Café design and […]
Permaculture has been referred to as “Australia’s most significant intellectual export” and considering how far across the globe it has spread, this claim may have some basis.
Permaculture is a process for designing sustainable communities and […]