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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.

Illawarra Councils, Permaculture »

[1 Jul 2011 | 12 Comments | ]
Permaculture Design Certificate Scholarship!

I applied for, and was awarded, a Council scholarship to do a Permaculture Design Course. I can’t wait to get started!

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.

Events, Growing Food, Illawarra Businesses, Illawarra Councils, Illawarra Organisations, Permaculture »

[7 Jun 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
Kiama Sustainability Expo 2011

Lots of photos from the Kiama Sustainability Expo and Kiama Community Garden Open Day, held on Sunday. There were lots of local organisations and businesses present, as well as celebrity gardener Costa from SBS. What a top day!

Growing Food, Permaculture, Water »

[22 Feb 2011 | 5 Comments | ]
Swale And Banana Circle

It took a long time, but I finally finished digging the swale across the back of my shed. With mango, banana, coffee, loquats, sweet potato, taro and more it should be a productive little area soon!

Growing Food, Permaculture »

[17 Jan 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
Chop and Drop

By “chopping and dropping” your weeds you not only mulch and return nutrients to the soil, but you avoid disturbing the soil surface and prevent more weed seeds germinating.

Keeping Animals, Permaculture »

[5 Jan 2011 | 5 Comments | ]
Geese In The Garden

A little more unusual than chickens and ducks, geese can provide several useful functions in the garden if you have the space.

Keeping Animals, Permaculture, Water »

[3 Jan 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
Permaculture Chicken Mansion

Photos and a description of a very cleverly designed chicken coop.

Permaculture, Water »

[30 Dec 2010 | One Comment | ]
Water In The Garden

Some ideas from Permaculture Visions for incorporating water into your garden design to add an extra dimension in both aesthetics and practicality.