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[…]
Chickens are a wonderful addition to an edible garden as they provide a lot more than just eggs and company! They will also eat your kitchen scraps, help control weeds and insect pests, and provide manure for your garden. They are wonderful little garden workers. They can clear a patch of grass and weeds and[…]
The garden is a work in progress! Following a PDC in December 2018 I have been working towards the plan ever since. The block is about 1400m2 and has large rock outcrops in the back garden. I have sheet mulched the entire front lawn and replaced with a herb garden and fruit trees. A pergola[…]
We bought in 2012 and started planting Autumn 2013. First a few citrus trees and garden beds and chicken coop. Our objective to grow some food, enjoy fresh eggs and develop the associated traditional skills within the family. Now we have over 40 fruit trees, 6 veggie beds, compost bins, water tank, worm farm, hensioners[…]
We grow as much of our own veggies as we can organically using open pollinated seed, which we save ourselves where we can. We make seed raising mix using worm castings, sand and cocopeat, once the seedlings are up we pot them on into newspaper pots and then plant them out when they are ready.[…]
We have been working to make our home and garden sustainable since we moved in 6 years ago. We have 33,500L of tank capacity dedicated to irrigation, with hundreds of metres of irrigation lines. There are three large netted garden beds, an orchard, backyard chickens in a fenced run and a compost system. We’ve been[…]
We have 1200 sq m permaculture garden with and a sustainable house based on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. We have chooks, worm farms, composting, native bees, native bush tucker and medicine plants, edible fruit, vegetable and medicinal plants, water features, citrus grove, raised and no-dig garden beds, herb spiral, aquaponics, a green wall, rain water tanks,[…]
It’s a community garden with predominantly edibles grown. Many members have their own plots and grow what they would like while we have communal plots to share with everyone. We also have chickens! Who help tend the gardens as well.
We have 15 boxes full of veggies, a lot of fruit trees and edible flowers, chickens, ducks and beautiful garden.
We have been struggling to reboot our garden during this hot weather, with the lack of water and change of season . Over the last few months I have added a number of additional old concrete laundry tubs to extend our herb patch. I have had to get the old vacuum cleaner to deal with[…]