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Gardening Calendar (Australian Temperate Climate) – June

June brings us the start of winter, with colder, wetter weather, but there are still some sunny days to be had, winter vegies to harvest, and some tidying up to do around the garden. As deciduous trees and shrubs shed … Continue reading

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Gardening Calendar (Australian Temperate Climate) – May

May is the last month of autumn, when the weather starts cooling down. This is a time for pruning, taking cuttings for propagation, divide perennials, and t put in new trees, shrubs and vines. The soil is also still warm … Continue reading

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Book Review – How to Start a Worm Bin: Your Guide to Getting Started with Worm Composting by Henry Owen

How To Start A Worm Bin (You can click the image or link above to view product details or purchase this book from Amazon and support Deep Green Permaculture!)   How to Start a Worm Bin: Your Guide to Getting … Continue reading

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Seed Raising Mix – Does It Work?

Want to sow seeds in pots? What do you need? Seed raising mix? Guess again! Working part-time in the garden nursery industry, I meet many gardeners who have had problems sowing seeds in seed raising mix – they find that … Continue reading

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Gardening Calendar (Australian Temperate Climate) – April

April brings us well into autumn, and the days are now getting shorter. While the soil is still warm, it’s a good time to plant trees, shrubs, and herbs, as their roots will have a chance to take hold before … Continue reading

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Australia New Zealand Biochar Conference 2018 (ANZBC18)

“Building Viable Biochar Industries” Agriculture -Bioenergy – Building – Minerals & Metals Processing – Waste Management – Water Filtration and Environmental Management. Date: August 14-16, 2018 Location: Southern Cross University, GOLD COAST CAMPUS, Southern Cross Drive, BILINGA QLD 4225, http://www.scu.edu.auContinue reading

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Save BAAG from the North East Link!

The Bulleen Art & Garden (BAAG) Nursery is a wonderful local nursery which promotes sustainable and organic gardening, runs great educational workshops and is very much a part of the local community. It backs onto the Yarra river wilderness area … Continue reading

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