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March 14, 2020

Another great information session was enjoyed by all who attended. There was a good turn out with people bringing seeding plants to sort through and identify.
 
My contribution was to talk about how to germinate native seeds such as wattles. My method is to soak the se...

November 9, 2019

Our tour of Glenrock Scout Camp started with a demonstration of the human sundial.

John le Messurier showed us how to stand so that our cast shadow showed us the time of day. We were gathered on a hill looking out over the regenerated and replanted estuary, with a sea v...

May 11, 2018

On an unassuming block of neat and tidy homes in a fairly new and conservative sub-developed estate I found myself scratching my head and wondering if I had taken a wrong turn when directing myself to our May HOGS field day. I peered up the street wishing to see a fami...

April 13, 2018

In April 2018 we had the pleasure of being invited on a tour of the herbarium at Hunter Region Botanic Gardens by two of the volunteers there - Andrew Pengelly and Kathleen (Kat) Bennett. We are also very lucky to have Andrew and Kat as members of HOGS. For many who at...

March 9, 2018

Each year Hunter Organic Growers pays for a workshop or tour for members to attend. The
Barramundi Fish Farm was the 2018 choice, and was well attended by members and visitors.


14 of us arrived for lunch at the Fish Farm's restaurant "COOKABARRA" where we greatly enjoy...

February 28, 2018

The trees are dripping in cool shade, a natural atrium opens up like a cathedral under the trees. It's been a hot summer and this 5 acre bushland site is a welcome gathering spot to learn from two dedicated Landcare volunteers that have created something special on the...