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Do People Really Care about the Environment?

Here’s an article I wrote for Permaculture Research Institute (PRI) – “Do People Really Care about the Environment?”,  which looks at current research showing how sustainable different nations are, their attitudes to sustainability, and the root causes of unsustainable behaviour. … Continue reading

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Controlling Citrus Gall Wasp

  What are citrus galls? Citrus galls are unsightly swellings caused by a tiny female citrus gall wasp (Bruchophagus fellis) which lays her eggs in the soft new growth of citrus trees in spring. As the new growth hardens off, … Continue reading

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Product Review – WOLF-Garten Weeding and Planting Knife

   Wolf Garten Ks2K Fixed Hand Tool Weeding And Planting Knife (You can click the image or link above to view product details or purchase this book from Amazon and support Deep Green Permaculture!)   A Weeding and Planting Knife … Continue reading

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Netting Fruit Trees for Pest Control

Natural pest control techniques such as companion planting can control most of your small garden pests such as insects, but what can gardeners do about birds and animals? The seasonal event of birds and other critters stripping fruit trees clean … Continue reading

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Gardening Calendar (Australian Temperate Climate) – March

March heralds the beginning of autumn, so there’s lots of tidying up in the garden. It’s also an ideal time to plant new trees, as the weather is milder and there is some time for the trees to establish themselves … Continue reading

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Understanding Seasons – Northern and Southern Hemisphere, Meteorological and Astronomical

Good gardeners learn to time their work according to the seasons, but when do the seasons begin and end? There are different ways to divide up a year into seasons, changing when each actual season starts. Seasons can be meteorological … Continue reading

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Product Review – WOLF-Garten Utility Tree Hook

WOLF-Garten Utility Tree Hook (You can click the image or link above to view product details or purchase this book from Amazon and support Deep Green Permaculture!) Putting up bird netting using the WOLF-Garten Utility Tree Hook   The WOLF-Garten … Continue reading

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