David and Catherine live on a beautiful 2.5 acres in Sheldon. Their land is mostly compacted clay, so they have had to find alternative methods to grow their veggies. They have used techniques such as hugelkultur, raised wicking beds and layered beds. They are growing lots of different types of veggies.....sprouts, broccoli, pumpkins, strawberries, cabbage, tomatoes, peanuts, yams, garlic, melons, gourd and more.David will give a talk (with video presentation) about exactly he set up the…See More
You will know if you have seen Lyn's place before, that it is really impressive and worth seeing. Amazingly it seems to get better every year, so it is worth coming even if you have seen it before. Here is what she has to say about it:I love my garden so much. I love the food I harvest and feed to my family and give to my friends. I love that I can create something of value for little or no money. I love that my garden and my produce inspires other people to grow themselves. I love that my…See More
"Could the person who brought the red Dragon fruit cuttings last time please bring me a cutting 1 July.Cross polination was said to be good, so I hope to finally get fruit with a new fruiting variety helping our fruitless situation."
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