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Growing Food, Illawarra Councils, Permaculture »

[17 Nov 2011 | 6 Comments | ]
Kiama Primary School Permaculture Garden Tour

A tour around the Kiama Primary School permaculture garden, with lots of photos.

Events, Growing Food, Illawarra Councils, Permaculture »

[13 Nov 2011 | 5 Comments | ]
Kiama Primary School Garden Opening

Kiama Primary School had the official opening of their permaculture garden on Friday, and I was fortunate enough to be able to attend. What an awesome garden they’ve built!

Growing Food »

[22 Oct 2011 | 7 Comments | ]
Huge Carrot!

Unlike most whopper tales, this one comes with photos!

Growing Food, Permaculture, Water »

[5 Sep 2011 | 22 Comments | ]
Swales For Water Harvesting

The notes from my recent presentation to Jamberoo Community Growers on swales.

Growing Food, Keeping Animals, Preparing Food, Video »

[1 Sep 2011 | 25 Comments | ]
Gourmet Farmer – Australia’s River Cottage?

The first series of Gourmet Farmer aired on SBS last year, and it’s back this year for Series 2. Is this Australia’s answer to Britain’s River Cottage?

Events, Growing Food, Keeping Animals »

[2 Aug 2011 | 27 Comments | ]
Meeting Joel Salatin In Jamberoo

Wow, what a day! I attended an all-day workshop, right here in Jamberoo, with Joel Salatin of Polyface Farm.

Frugality, Growing Food »

[25 Jun 2011 | 6 Comments | ]
How To Store Pumpkins (Winter Squash)

With proper storage and a little care, many varieties of pumpkins can be kept for 6-12 months without refrigeration. In fact, they get sweeter and tastier the longer you store them!

Frugality, Growing Food »

[20 Jun 2011 | 9 Comments | ]
Why Grow Your Own Pumpkins?

Why would you bother to grow your own pumpkins when they’re so cheap from the supermarket?

Frugality, Growing Food, Permaculture, Waste, Water »

[17 Jun 2011 | 6 Comments | ]
Mulch Delivery

We had 9 cubic metres (4.6 tons) of mulch delivered – and I have to move it all by wheelbarrow!

Growing Food, Permaculture »

[14 Jun 2011 | 4 Comments | ]
Rosina Buckman Visits

Rosina Buckman, a member of the Permaculture Noosa group and winner of the 2009 Sunshine Coast Council Living Smart – Edible Landscape award, visits.