Presented by Melissa Gunn, this taster course introduces the ins and outs of urban bee-keeping for the beginner. The course is over 3 Sundays (12 Oct, 19 Oct and 2 Nov, 10am-12midday) with the final…
Chicken-raising guru and founder of ‘Backyard Chooks’, Heather Lowrie, gives the low-down on keeping your own chickens in this comprehensive 2 hour class. Topics covered: chicken breeds, anatomy, l…
So, after getting the food forest started, it was time to start on the vege garden. First I layed that old carpet and underfelt all over the ground in the backyard to kill off the grass. I had hoped it would kill off the grass completely by September when I planned to start double digging, but by the end of August…Continue
Posted by Sarah Walsh on September 27, 2014 at 2:20pm
Posted by Megan on September 20, 2014 at 7:28pm
Well, we have finally moved, and I have a Lot more room to play with. Half an acre, in fact.
While we were still house hunting I started watching videos about permaculture orchards and gardens on Youtube and stumbled across a new idea (well, new to me) called 'Food Forests'. The idea is, instead of planting fruit trees with grass or maybe a herbal ley underneath, you plant all the layers you find in a forest: tall trees, short trees, shrubs, vines, ground cover, root crops. You also…Continue
Posted by Sarah Walsh on September 20, 2014 at 2:49pm