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2611, 2015

Market & Grocery to receive a renovation

By |November 26th, 2015|Categories: Around Site, Organic Market & Grocery|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

The CERES Organic Market and Grocery will be closing for a much needed and long awaited renovation on the 24th of December 2015. In it's place will be a Pop Up shop situated near the [...]

2511, 2015

Our 2015 Annual Report

By |November 25th, 2015|Categories: Around Site|Tags: , |0 Comments

I like compiling the Annual Report for CERES each year (really) as it's a great chance to reflect on all the amazing achievements of the past twelve months by all areas of CERES. On one [...]

2411, 2015

CERES goes to the People’s Climate March

By |November 24th, 2015|Categories: Events|Tags: |0 Comments

On the last weekend of November, will you help create the biggest climate march the world has ever seen? As our world leaders meet in Paris for the United Nations climate summit, we will gather [...]

1711, 2015

Let’s stop and smell the roses

By |November 17th, 2015|Categories: CERES Outreach|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Did you know, that despite not having noses, male moths can detect a female’s scent from up to 11 kilometres away using their antennae? How amazing the world around us is! I am a self-confessed [...]

611, 2015

Precious cargo

By |November 6th, 2015|Categories: Nursery|2 Comments

Last week a nursery customer found this little friend on our avocado trees, sheltering under a leaf. We get stock sent from northern Australia and this tiny tree frog had unwittingly hitchhiked. Apparently 6000-8000 frogs [...]

1610, 2015

What’s up, ladybug?

By |October 16th, 2015|Categories: Nursery|0 Comments

A few weeks ago I noticed these two lovely ladybirds on my celery leaves. They were there for a reason; I had a thriving population of aphids underneath the glossy leaves and ladybirds and their [...]

3009, 2015

Cafe update

By |September 30th, 2015|Categories: Around Site, Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments

CERES’ Board update on the Association’s actions to redevelop the café site within the village precinct of the park. In July 2013, the CERES Board took the decision to close the café and redevelop the [...]

1509, 2015

We are growing in more ways than one

By |September 15th, 2015|Categories: Nursery|2 Comments

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 [...]

1009, 2015

Flowers have feelings too

By |September 10th, 2015|Categories: Nursery, Nursery Advice|0 Comments

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 [...]

1009, 2015

Plants don’t keep a diary

By |September 10th, 2015|Categories: Nursery, Nursery Advice|0 Comments

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 [...]