Pt Chev - Old Homestead Community Garden

The Transition Town Pt Chevalier Gardening Group started the Old Homestead Garden in June 2009, after being offered use of the land by The Point Chevalier Co-operating Parish. The land was previously a garden, and only turned into lawn in about 2004, so the soil is pretty good. We are thrilled to be gardening there, and welcome anyone who wants to come and be involved.
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progress at the Pt Chevalier Dignan Street Community Garden in 2015

The Dignan Street Community Garden hub - summary Dec 2014 - Nov 2015
One year ago, in 2014 the Old Homestead garden group took on another challenge, a half green at the Bowling Club, 25 Dignan Street.

An update from the Community Garden Group - April 2015

TT Pt Chev community garden group has responded to the generous call from the Bowling Club (25 Dignan Street) who is providing a half green (1000m2) for gardening. a soil test revealed that the soil is safe to garden and the group is now establishing a community garden hub beyond planting food. » Read more

another successful working bee

On 21.8.2014 our Community garden group had another successful working bee, creating a bamboo structure for climbers/vines, making another lot of compost and of course slashing all those healthy nitrogen-fixing plants for the next growing season.


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Sunny Sunday - beat the weather with positive thinking - exercise - we achieved!!


On 26 May 2013, we had a small gathering in beautiful weather to celebrate the revamping of the community garden with the help of the Eden-Albert Local Board Community Garden Grant and the Mt Albert Baptist Church working bee. Guest of honour, Darma from the Mt Albert Baptists, immediately saw potential for a new little project he'd be happy to help to build. Watch the spot, we're going posh! » Read more

The unbelievable journey of the community garden transformation in a weekend !

Rejuvenating the Old Homestead Community Garden.


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The garlic trial and harvest 6.2011-1.2012

We trialled three x two rows of approximately 36 garlics in each trial. The organic fertilizers we used were: pony poo, worm wee and sheep pellets. » Read more

Old homestead garden Te Radar's visit - 24 July 2010

Here's three pictures from Saturday 24 July, two with Te Radar and one with our Broccoli harvest.

Te Radar came to visit us at the Pt Chevalier Old Homestead Community Garden on Saturday 24th July to share his knowledge with us about the post electricity pedal irrigation invention which his Dad had created and was shown on one of his shows: » Read more

Exciting upcoming events and activities !


invites all neighbours to come and join us in these exciting upcoming events and activities:

Saturday Feb 27th at 4p m: The first corn harvest BBQ.
                           Please BYO drinks and other items to BBQ. » Read more

Task List Table for Old Homestead Community Garden

Task List Table

Jobs to do Possible solution(s)
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