Saturday, October 21, delivered perfect weather for the Official Opening of Bateau Bay Community Garden. People mingled in the garden from 10:00am inspecting the gardens, beehives, frog pond, compost bins, tool container and amenities building.
Former Mayor of Wyong and Garden Patron, Mr Bob Graham, declared the gardens open at 11:00am, watched by around 100 people.
“It’s terrific, what’s been achieved here by a small band of volunteers”, Mr Graham said.
“I encourage everyone here to get involved, become a member or volunteer, meet a great group of people and learn about gardening,” he said.
During the afternoon, visitors helped construct a lasagne garden and learned about the benefits of bees.
Media release, Oct 24
Kevin Armstrong, Bateau Bay Community Garden