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The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just the body, but the soul.

Alfred Austin
 

  Four Seasons Community Garden  Bowral

 welcomes ... 

  • Keen gardeners
  • All ages (children with a carer)
  • All experience and abilities

Spring 2019 Newsletter

Garden Tip of the Month

Easy-read rain gauge

Dye makes water level easy to read

Drip food coloring into the bottom of your rain gauge the next time you empty it out. When it showers, the coloring will reconstitute and tint the water to make the gauge easier to read. The family Handyman

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Health Tip of the Month

Curb your sweet tooth.

 

Got a late-night sugar craving that just won't quit? "To satisfy your sweet tooth without pushing yourself over the calorie edge, even in the late night hours, think 'fruit first,'" says Jackie Newgent, RD, author of The Big Green Cookbook. So resist that chocolate cake siren, and instead enjoy a sliced apple with a tablespoon of nut butter (like peanut or almond) or fresh fig halves spread with ricotta. Then sleep sweet, knowing you're still on the right, healthy track.

https://www.health.com/weight-loss/30-simple-diet-and-fitness-tips?slide=63738#63738

Coming Garden Events


December
Sunday 8th Robertson Market (10am-2pm)
Sunday 15th Working bee in the garden​ (3pm-5pm)

For more details:-

Coming Events

Coming Health Event

"Living Well"

Tuesday November 26, 6:30pm

Presented by:  Julie Higgins and the 'Living Well' team.

For more details:-

Health Event

Recipe of the Month

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Gaucomole

Ingredients

3 ripe Avocados - peeled,pitted & mashed
1 Lime - juiced
1 teaspoon salt
2 Roma tomatoes - diced
3 tablespoons of fresh chopped coriander or parsely
1 teaspoon of minced garlic                                                                                                                               pinch of ground Cayenne pepper (optional)

Directions

In a medium bowl, mash together the avocados, lime juice, and salt. Mix in onion, coriander, tomatoes, and garlic. Stir in cayenne pepper. Refrigerate 1 hour for best flavor, or serve immediately.

Total prep. time = 10min. 

Nutrition Facts:
Per Serving: 262 calories; 22.2 g fat; 18 g carbohydrates; 3.7 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 596 mg sodium.

Source: allrecipes

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