Community garden blooms

COMMUNITY SPIRIT: Mike Smith and Robin Conboy share a laugh at the community garden.

THIS Sunday marks the 10th anniversary of the Old Mount Gambier Gaol Community Garden.

The area behind the heritage listed Old Mount Gambier Gaol, previously the walled garden used by prisoners to grow fruit and vegetables, has fostered a sense of community spirit since the garden was established in April 2007.

Member Mike Smith said he used his plot at the garden to grow vegetables.

“My wife and I moved to Mount Gambier from the Clare Valley a few years


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