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Floriade Garden 2022

We have a new location for our Floriade Garden this year, with 800 bulbs to be planted behind the bus stop opposite the Holt Shops on Beaurepaire Cres. This is also one of our entry points to the Micro-forest. A big shout out and thank you to Capital Region Community Services CRCS who submitted theContinue reading “Floriade Garden 2022”

Water harvesting trenches

Today’s photos show the progress being made in shaping the forest beds and in the creation of the subterranean water flow trenches which form the water harvesting design. These trenches have river sand and blue stone placed at the bottom before they are re-filled. This trench in the photo below leads up towards the positionContinue reading “Water harvesting trenches”

Help us plant the Holt Micro-Forest!

You’re invited to help us plant the Holt Micro-Forest! We have community planting sessions running across the weekend from Friday 27 to Sunday 29 May. Check out sessions details and register for one or more sessions here All welcome. Please extend this invite to your family, friends and colleagues.

Kick off meeting on-site

On Monday 16 May we held our Micro-Forest kick off meeting on-site with Edwina Robinson from The Climate Factory and Paul Totterdell with JT4 Garden Service. Earthworks start this week! Machinery will be on-site to implement the water harvesting design and shape the Micro-Forest planting beds.

Micro-Forest fence is up!

The temporary site fence is setup to keep the community safe during the establishment of the water harvesting trenches. It has been established with space for the earthworks machinery and vehicles to move around the micro-forest footprint – so the fence outline is quite a bit larger than the actual micro-forest footprint will be. ParticularContinue reading “Micro-Forest fence is up!”

Bush Foods and Indigenous Culture Workshop – Tickets Available

Our Bush Foods and Indigenous Culture Workshop on this Saturday 7 May had booked out very quickly. However, three spare tickets have just become available after some ticket cancellations. The session is capped at 25 people and tickets are essential. You can read more about it and register here.

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Letter box flyer

We plan to deliver one more letter box flyer around Holt before we start work on-site! If you can help out with a few streets please email info@holtmicroforest.com. 🙏😊

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