2016 @ Bally’s Patch

Happy New Year neighbours, friends & gardeners! 2016 is shaping up to be a great year for continued development at Bally’s Patch. We already have two new compost bays (big thanks to Malcolm & family for building them), 3 small & 1 large communal bed full of summer crops, and some great tomato plants growing happily… Continue reading 2016 @ Bally’s Patch

Beans anyone?

As a result of the kind donation from Bunnings back in October we now have tons of green beans ready to pick! The thing with beans is…the more you pick the more you get. So Patchers, get picking! We don’t have any official harvesting guidelines yet (not enough produce for that yet) so we rely on… Continue reading Beans anyone?


Just as the year is coming to an end, Bally’s Patch is bursting with life and a number of new additions both in and out of the ground.  On the eastern boundary you will now see a lattice structure, home to two Nelly Kelly passionfruits donated by Bunnings Wollongong back in October. Big thanks to Peter… Continue reading Untitled

So, this happened yesterday…

..and we couldn’t be happier! Earlier this year Bally’s Patch applied for funding under the 2015 Community Building Partnership Program for the Keira Electorate. On Tuesday December 8, our committee was announced as successful, and presented with this certificate, along with a number of other not-for-profit community organisations and councils. We are very appreciative of the… Continue reading So, this happened yesterday…

Happy holidays!

What a wonderful afternoon we had on Saturday for our final 2015 working bee and Christmas party! Check out the photos here. Big thanks to Irene Griffiths for being our documentary photographer! Thanks also to a very productive working bee we now have: a HUGE new communal veggie bed bursting with ‘Black Gold’ goodness! Just imagine… Continue reading Happy holidays!