I currently have available, a strong, well established OATH (Original Australian Trigona Hive) of native bees that comes with a honey super for easy honey extraction. $350. cash will secure you this…Continue
I know that some of you love your herbicides and believe them to be safe.Please take a look at this link if this is you, as many new studies are revealing some rather disturbing facts.…Continue
For those of you too busy to read this long but informative link, let me summarize:
The temperature and humidity levels at which humans are unable to survive are surprisingly low in relation to what's happening to our climate.
Trees have the capacity to lower top temperatures by 5C and are an absolute necessity in making urban environments livable both now…Continue
If you're lucky enough to be able to gravity feed your grey water onto your garden like me, you may be having some issues with the high salt content and various additives in the soaps and detergents you are using when they reach the garden, or for that matter, your body.
Recently I've changed to using Castile Soap in my laundry, kitchen and bathroom, which all drain onto different areas of my backyard to irrigate the trees here. The Permaculture article below alerted me to the…Continue
Made a few changes by tilting my bathtub garden up higher at the drain end so that water can pond in the bottom of the tub, creating a kind of wicking system that needs far less water. Cut down some 20 litre plastic containers and…Continue
Community Garden Planning Committee
Many of you will be aware that in 2012, a group of Engineers, gardeners, planners and local residents, submitted a plan to develop Elm Park into a Community Garden space. However, our attempts at gaining council permissions…Continue