Site #2

The second site for Reclaim the Curb has been secured … Herbert Street Northcote!!

Emily and Laura have done some amazing work rallying together the community and planning out their curb side – and now its time for us to help out. On Sunday 9th September a working bee will be held to help Herbert Street Reclaim their Curb!

Details:

Date: Sunday 9th September

Time: 10am-4pm with a bbq lunch from 12noon til 1pm.

Activities include: creating planter boxes, a vegie garden, vertical garden displays, seating, planting and a big clean up.

A full list of tasks and tools have been included below.

If you are interested in getting involved please rsvp to reclaimthecurb@gmail.com – hope to see you there!

Tasks:

  • Place the planter boxces in the right spots (heavy lifting)
  • Nice seating adn table (wood work)
  • Put soil in planter boxes (heavy lifting)
  • Remove debris from the site, general clean up
  • Repair planter boxes (wood work)
  • Create vertical garden dsiplays with pallets (wood work)
  • Create a table from electrical cable wood reel (wood work)
  • Repair swing
  • Pruning
  • Styling
  • Plant plants
  • A communal area for composting of organic wate from local community members

Tools:

  • Wheel barrow
  • 10 x spades and rakes
  • 7 x clippers
  • Saw
  • Trailer
  • Gloves
  • Sunscreen
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About Juliette

When Juliette was little, she came home from school and asked her mum in her little teary voice why the other kids at school didn’t like her. Her mum reassured her and said 'Don't worry Juliette, you're just different. That's all.' Since then, aware of her obvious difference to everyone else, Juliette is spending her time doing exactly what people wish to be doing – exactly what she wants. This blog is a celebration of taking a deep breath and just doing it. Currently Juliette can be found sipping tea and gardening somewhere in Central Victoria, Australia with her beloved and their excitable boys. She is also completing her PhD in Civic Agriculture and teaches at RMIT in Sustainable Consumption and Design Activism.

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