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About Angelo (admin)

Angelo Eliades is a presenter, trainer, writer, permaculture consultant, urban permaculture pioneer and food forest specialist.

Citizens’ Assemblies for the Climate Crisis – Free Events in Melbourne Australia, February 2020

I’ve been asked to share the details of a series of community events being run by Coalition of Everyone which will be held over the month of February, 2020 in Melbourne Australia. Booking for the following free events on Eventbrite … Continue reading

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Gardening Calendar (Australian Temperate Climate) – February

February is the last month of summer, and it’s still a fairly dry time of the year in Melbourne, so water deeply and less often during dry periods to encourage roots to grow down, making plants less vulnerable to heat … Continue reading

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Winter Pest and Disease Control with Lime Sulphur

Winter is the traditional time to prune and spray deciduous fruit trees and vines. Spraying is carried out at this time to eliminate pests and diseases which can overwinter and emerge in spring. Two separate treatments are usually employed in … Continue reading

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Choosing a Disposable Dust Mask Respirator for Air Pollution and Smoke Protection

Disposable dust masks or respirators offer protection from fine particulate matter in the air such as dusts, aerosols and smoke. At the time of writing, respiratory protection has been in high demand in Australia due to the extensive bushfires sweeping … Continue reading

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Gardening Calendar (Australian Temperate Climate) – January

Technorati Tags: gardening calendar,australia temperate,january It’s January, and we find ourselves right in the middle of the summer season. It’s in this month and the next that we experience the hottest day-time and night-time temperatures of the year. With the … Continue reading

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Permaculture Plants – Australian Indigo, the Nitrogen Fixing Tree for Small Sites, an Alternative to Tagasaste for Urban Gardens

In permaculture, tagasaste (tree lucerne) is used as a nitrogen-fixing tree on large sites and rural properties, but it can grow around 5-7m tall and equally wide, which is way too large for smaller urban properties. Luckily for Australian permaculture … Continue reading

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Permaculture Plants – Tagasaste, the Nitrogen Fixing Tree for Large Sites

Photo credits for all images in this article – Narelle Dandy, https://simplyorganicmag.com.au/   Permaculture is all about energy-efficient design, and if you can add a single design element to a site that can perform many functions, then that’s an incredible … Continue reading

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