Marylin is welcoming us to her garden in July. She lives on a battlexe or easement block so she doesn't have a front yard and can use her full quarter acre for foraging. From Marylin"I’m not passionate about any particular style of gardening but have leaned heavily towards practical permaculture since reading Bill Mollison's first book in the 1970s. The garden is roughly divided into two zones, orchard and veggies, but my only livestock is a top bar beehive and a collection of visiting wild…See More
YOU are in for a treat this month with a visit to Ben and Jana's productive garden in Woodridge. The garden is full of food and brimming with vitality, even in the middle of a heatwave (that's when I saw it).Ben & Jana Meldt are trained Community Health Educators with over 7 years experience sharing their passion for natural health and living.They teach practical workshops on the topics of:'Natural Remedies in the Home','God's Green Farmacy' - using common and wild herbs as food and…See More
Please note date and time has changed for this event - now Sat 24 March from 2pm to 4pm.Bring your kids along for a fun session of experiencing food growing and healthy food.There will be a range of activities available to choose from including planting seedlings, creating garden themed artworks, playing with seeds and more. The centre has a small community garden where we can really get our hands dirty. All ages welcome. Come along at anytime between 2 and 4 or stay for the whole…See More
Preserving and fermenting our own food has so many benefits such as:using surplus produce from our gardens,being able to preserve food that is in-season (and cheap) for eating out of seasonhome made preserves don't contain all the nasty additives and dubious ingredients of purchased goodsfermented foods are great for your health save money by doing it yourselfhome made preserves often taste better and may be nutritionally better tooLocal, ethical and sustainable :) and you can share them with…See More
Fancy a nice cool day at a turmeric farm in Springbrook? We are going for a trip up the mountain into the rainforest! If you would like to carpool meet at the Logan Hyperdome outside of Westpac/ BOQ/ ANZ at 9am. On a Sunday morning there should be few people in the parking area. We will be leaving at 9am sharp so please arrive early. If you don't want to carpool we will meet you at Springbrrook at about 10am. IMPORTANT!!-make sure you go up the Nerang way to Springbrook (the Mudgeeraba way is…See More
Hi All, have moved into Daisy Hill and have a Savannah for a back yard and want to turn it into a productive garden. Have made a bit of an attempt, however; things have not gone smoothly. Want to look at other people's productions for innovation
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