I just missed out on a second-hand rotary hoe on eBay, and am taking the opportunity to seek more information while I wait for another one to come up. Please send me your advice!
Kiama Council has been putting on a series of focus group workshops this week, on topics such as health, community, waste, and environment. Last night I participated in the Food workshop. What an awesome experience! The room at the Harbourside Brighton was packed with people passionate about all aspects of food – there was a … [Read more…]
I’ve long had the feeling that more and more people are getting into things like growing their own food, keeping chickens, and living sustainably. But then my own interest in these areas has been growing over the past few years too, so I wasn’t sure if it was just that I was paying more attention … [Read more…]
Megan just got back tonight from the final planning meeting for the launch of the Jamberoo Community Growers gardening club. Everything is ready! Here’s our handout: > **Jamberoo Community Growers Launch** > Sunday September 20, 2009 > 2 pm at the Jamberoo Youth Hall > > Everyone welcome! > Free entry > Guest speakers > … [Read more…]
If you’re in Australia, make sure you catch Costa’s Garden Odyssey on SBS tonight at 8:00 pm. You can catch a preview at [the show’s page on sbs.com.au](http://www.sbs.com.au/shows/costa/episodes/detail/episode/872). Costa is a landscape architect with a passion for sustainable living. In SBS’s words: >Costa’s Garden Odyssey is a groundbreaking magazine style series that allows this unique … [Read more…]
Don’t spend hundreds of dollars on a store-bought tumbling compost bin – you can make one yourself for !
I just found out about this on the weekend, and am hoping to get there. Seedsavers groups are a great way to get organic, locally-adapted vegetable plants, as well as to meet like-minded people. Illawarra Seedsavers Network: “Preserve The Future Of Our Food” – swapping seeds and planting material – sharing gardening and seed saving … [Read more…]