Category: Permaculture

Many of the design elements around our farm are based on Permaculture principles. These pages describe some of those features.


PSW Blitz

A weekend permablitz with Permaculture Sydney West the last weekend of September – wow!  Many apologies for so few words but we wanted to share this with you before more time passed. Over 20...


Permaculture Sydney West (PSW)

On Monday 4 May, we presented to this dynamic group in Sydney. It was an uplifting experience for Les and me.  An audience of over 70 people listened closely, asked great questions and made...


The First Orchard

When we arrived we brought with us many fruit trees which we’d refused to sell with our Sydney home.  Sadly we had to leave the wonderfully productive Packham Pear, prolific persimmon, grown from seed...

Making good use of Edges 0

Making good use of Edges

In Permaculture you learn that edges are the most productive area of the landscape.  All the nutrients you give the soil leech down and suddenly you’ve created a huge amount of extra work for...