A very photo-heavy tour of the permaculture garden that was recently opened at Mt Terry Public School in Albion Park.
A new generation of pest-eaters has arrived, with a nest of willie wagtails in one of our trees.
A tour around the Kiama Primary School permaculture garden, with lots of photos.
Don’t spend hundreds of dollars on a store-bought tumbling compost bin – you can make one yourself for !
On Saturday, I took our two youngest girls to the Glengarry Cottage Gala Day. They had talks and tours running throughout the day on stuff like permaculture gardening, composting, worm farming, etc. There were also some stalls, selling/displaying things like compost bins, worm farms, bags of compost, seedlings, etc. Sustainable Illawarra had a stall there … [Read more…]
This afternoon I attended Kiama Council’s Composting Workshop, held at the Girl Guides’ Hall down in Hindmarsh Park. It was run by Josephine St John, council’s Waste Minimisation Officer. What a great event! I had really thought I wouldn’t learn much from this workshop, but I thought it was a good opportunity to meet some … [Read more…]
I didn’t realise it until we signed up for the Sustainable Illawarra Super Challenge, but our local councils and other organisations put on quite a lot of free and low-cost workshops, talks, demonstrations, tours and other events. Just have a look at Sustainable Illawarra’s [What’s On](http://www.sustainableillawarra.com.au/Whats-On.html) page to get an idea. In the spirit of … [Read more…]