June 2019 News

Garden News

Steve has installed wonderful metal sculptures and we have a resident artist painting the life cycle of four animals – come in and have a look! Mandarins are in season.

Volunteer mornings in the garden are every Monday from 10 – 12 at Kariong Eco Garden, Dandaloo St. Contact Lisa on 0429 431 889.

World Environment Day on 5 June

Is the deadline to take part in a short online survey about waste in the Central Coast:

We will be calling for food waste collection and large scale composting and a Tip Shop or two!

Boomerang Bags

Due to the long weekend we will move Boomerang Bags back a week to Sunday 16/6/19 9:30 – 12:30pm in Kariong Progress Hall. Help make shopping bags from donated fabric! Contact Lisa on 0429 431 889

From little things big things Grow

Native Plant Propagation workshop on Friday 28/6/19, 10 am – 12 noon. Free for KEG members or pay $5 membership fee on the day. Contact Lisa on 0429 431 889

Thanks to everyone who helped with our Mother Earth Market on 11/5/19

May 2019 News

GARDEN NEWS – Volunteers and visitors have been eating bananas grown in the garden, making compost, planting seedlings, watering with our rainwater, cleaning up the ponds and talking about the climate crisis and things we can do.  

BOOMERANG BAGS – due to Mothers’ Day, a day early on Saturday 11/5/19, 1.30pm – 4.30pm, in Kariong Progress Hall. Come along and help make shopping bags out of donated fabric. Bring a sewing machine if you have one or just turn up and help out with pinning on pockets, ironing, sewing or making cups of tea!  The bags are for stocking the Bag Share box at Kariong Foodworks.

SPECIAL EVENT: Mother Earth Market Day in Dandaloo St, Kariong SATURDAY 11 MAY, 2-5PM
Home-made items, cards, succulent fairy gardens, local crafts, soy candles, sauces, jams, chutneys, honey, locally baked sourdough bread.  Ten minute $10 massage.  10 stalls – get your Mothers’ Day gifts here or a treat for yourself!
Don’t miss the BEE TALK AT 2.30PM with Robyn, local amateur Bee-keeper.

BUSHCARE IN KARIONG – is taking a break.  Please phone the Council Bushcare Officer 4325 8222 if you are keen to be a volunteer bush regenerator in Kariong or elsewhere in the Central Coast.

Find us behind the Kariong Progress Hall, in Dandaloo St. Next to the Tennis Court and playground. Find out more on our facebook page or website:

April 2019 News

Thank you to all our volunteers who helped at
Girrakool Blues Festival. We raised $510.90 from 10c
refunds on bottles and cans!

Don’t forget you can take bulk beverage containers
to Envirobank for refunds, Mon – Fri 9am – 3pm and
Saturday 8am – 4pm, Unit 6, 18 Nells Road, West

BUSHCARE – We are looking for a new volunteer to
co-ordinate Bushcare and more willing workers
Council provides a surpervisor, on the job training
and tools. Gentle weeding or if you have lots of
energy we have some lantana with your name on it!

GARDEN NEWS – We are very sad that one of our
long time volunteers, Rob, is retiring. Welcome Steve
and Caroline.

Stay tuned for Mother Earth Market Day in May!
Find us behind the Kariong Progress Hall, in Dandaloo
St. Find out more on our facebook page or website:

Spring 4 Seasons Nature Night

UPCOMING EVENT: Celebrate Spring! 4 Seasons Nature Night 

When: November 17th 2018 ~ 6pm at Kariong Eco Garden

Where: 2 Dandaloo St., Kariong NSW, 2250

Listen to Welcome to Country by local elder Gavi Duncan. Bring a picnic chair and picnic or purchase salad and falafel wraps. Share music, explore twilight walk in bush loop track.. Watch or help generate pedal powered short films from local community gardens. Bring cakes/slices to share for supper.
A $5 donation earns you a ticket in the lucky door prize.

Watch our Welcome Video

Welcome to Kariong Eco Garden ~ SPRING 2018 video tour!

Take a 5 minute tour around Kariong Eco Garden on a Monday morning in spring 2018. Acknowledge Country, see and smell bush tucker plants, artichoke plants, compost bins, ponds, citrus trees, potatoes and the water tank. Volunteers welcome to join us on Monday and Friday mornings 10am – 12noon.

Click the image to visit our Facebook page and watch our welcome video!