visiting a permaculture garden

Why volunteer?

Recently we asked one of our volunteers, why she’d put her hand up to help us out? Here’s what she said… I was invited to join the team to provide some admin support at a time when my mobility was compromised so it was an excellent opportunity to become involved. My role has been small[…]

Sydney Edible Garden Trail

Berowra – Liane’s Garden

Liane’s garden is a permaculture garden with established macadamia nut tree, bananas, olive, peppercorn, and mulberry, peach and apricot trees. There is a central VEGE garden with a Cranberry hibiscus, perennial basil, leeks, squash etc as well as my large bromeliads collection. It is flat with a ramp for wheel chair access to my back[…]

Insect Hotels

An insect hotel provides shelter for a variety of beneficial insects in your garden, especially native solitary bees and wasps, which pollinate your plants and help keep pests under control. Other beneficial insects include lacewings, hoverflies, ladybugs, beetles, and earwigs. Insects are vital members of our ecosystems, but humans have destroyed and poisoned so many[…]