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News & Upcoming Events @ Shara Gardens


Crystals and Feng Shui

Feng Shui & GeomancyA word of warning; we will be talking earth energy, vortexes and crystal healing now; vital ingredients in a good garden design! As mentioned last newsletter a number of quartz crystals have been buried onsite in the form of a Fibonacci spiral by our Feng Shui practitioner and steering…

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A meeting place

Rotunda A sunny February Friday saw Shara Community Gardens resemble some kind of Byronian Eurovision Song Contest, with Les Bleus – Marc Baudouin and his team Xavier Lambert, John Rann, Terry Fitten, Azzendine Belayel– backed by the Germanic duo of Elmar and Dagmar, constructing a rotunda for the use of the community. As…

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The Fruits of our labour

Our Fruit Orchard We have the first trees of our orchard planted !! Amongst the long term plantings species we have included a variety of citrus for picking and eating in a 3-4 years, early and late season. We have also planted an avocado, black mulberry, dwarf bananas, olive, paw paws and…

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The Permaculture Challenge

We’ve been Permablitzed! Earlier this month the Permaculture Challenge team of 20-odd young permaculture students from Mullumbimby High School and Shearwater the Mullumbimby Steiner School did some tremendous work planting the fruit orchard and creating a terrific garden entrance from Clifford Street. Older folk who helped were impressed by the…

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Earth works

I feel the Earth move… As you will have seen if you have had a sticky-beak at the site in the last few weeks, earthworks by Kelvin Daly created swales for the orchard, a bund on the lower ground and a pad for the rotunda near Shara Boulevard. Dagmar has…

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Digging, planting, building

Shara Community Gardens starts digging, planting and building Our water connection has been approved after a wee delay, and our local plumber Allan Shambler has his pipes at the ready to be installed on Nov 24. Following this, groundbreaking earthworks extraordinaire Kelvin Daly will be preparing the sites for the rotunda…

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Our New Logo

At the blessing event the community had the opportunity to vote for various designs created by Ivonne Rother. The majority voted for the design with the kid watering a tree. We have now finalised the design of our new logo. This logo will replace the temporary image we have used…

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Blessing the Land

What a Blessing ! The Blessing-of-the-land and Family Picnic celebration on Saturday 13th August, was amazing. Shara Community Gardens is now officially born! “She has bounced off the drawing board, has been danced, sung, played on, sizzled on and connected with under the influence of an Aquarius full moon …and…

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