Tag Archives: Permaculture

Chop and Drop Gardening (Sheet Composting)

Permaculture is all about working efficiently and in harmony with Nature. We can garden far more efficiently, with far less effort, and improve the soil at the same time by emulating Nature’s soil building processes through practising Chop and Drop … Continue reading

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Can You Grow Grapes From Seed? Garden Mythbusting!

Plant propagation is the practice of creating new plants from old using a variety of techniques such as seed sowing, grafting, taking cuttings, division, marcotting, ground layering, and even tissue cell culture. Some gardeners may wonder why there’s such a … Continue reading

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The Birth of a Permaculture Food Forest – Before & After Photos

  The before and after photographs in this article were taken at the very beginning when I first finished planting up my urban backyard food forest, and then approximately three to four years later. Each pair of photographs was taken … Continue reading

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Permaculture and Health

  How does Permaculture tie in with our understanding of health? Can it realistically be seen as a ‘health promoting movement’? In this article we’ll examine our connection to Nature and how it affects our health and wellbeing, we’ll look … Continue reading

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The Case for Edible Hedges

If you thought that hedges and hedging were restricted to ornamental gardening only, you’d be seriously mistaken! Hedges are quite useful in a garden, and can serve many functions, such as: barriers for security, privacy and screening purposes shade for … Continue reading

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The Art of Food Forest Gardening

Free talk at Diamond Valley Library as part of Yarra Plenty Regional Library Garden Club activities! When: Tuesday, November 17, 2015 (11:30 am – 12:30 pm) Join Angelo from Deep Green Permaculture to learn how Food Forest design principles can … Continue reading

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Darebin Backyard Harvest Festival 2015

If you missed out in booking in on the Sustainable Gardening Australia workshops, which are all booked out, I’m running two events for the City of Darebin – I have volunteered to run one basic garden tour and a food … Continue reading

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