Chippendale Road Gardening
On Sunday, after I finished my last knitting class I headed out to help with the neighbourhood road garden working bee. Michael was successful at getting a $1000 grant from the council for more plants and supplies, so a couple weeks ago he put out a call for volunteers. There were six already helping when I got there. We planted some more trees, established a fourth community compost bin, and spread out lucerne mulch around the plantings on Myrtle Street. Snookums was too sick to help – he caught my cold – but he cooked a big pot of kangaroo chili and cornbread to feed the troops. (And there was much rejoicing.) It was a fun day. I got to meet several more cool folks from the neighbourhood, including James (who used to live in Chippo but now just works here). As I wasn’t quite well enough to do the heavy labor, I got the fun task of documenting what was going on.
Cross-posted to Life in Chippendale.