Monthly Archives: January 2016

26 January 2016 11:21am – Chook Fodder, Compost Corner, Diversity and How to pages uploaded

The Chook Fodder, Compost Corner and Diversity pages are also available now (under Our Garden), as is a quick How To on picking nettles without stinging yourself. Hopefully they’re useful. Let me know what you think :) http://myrtlefarm.com.au/our-garden/chook-fodder/ http://myrtlefarm.com.au/our-garden/compost-corner/ http://myrtlefarm.com.au/our-garden/diversity/ … Continue reading

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26 January 2016 8:46am – Resources page uploaded

The ‘Resources’ page has now been uploaded. Its a quick summary of the magazines and books that I have found very useful over the years, and still do; a quick guide for anyone just starting out or getting interested in … Continue reading

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25 January 2016 10:01am – Canadian family boycotts grocery stores

An inspiration. Could your family do it? Bathurst family pledge to go all winter without buying groceries

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25 January 2016 8:21am – Melliodora

If you’re looking for permaculture inspiration, you can’t go passed David Holmgren’s very own permaculture property, Melliodora. It is quite literally, the home of permaculture. Visiting Melliodora in a Dry Year

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24 January 2016 1:38pm – Repurposed Furniture Ideas

For anyone else who loves repurposing/upcycling and giving old furniture a new lease on life. A lick of paint can certainly do wonders! :) 13 Totally Transformative Furniture Makeovers

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24 January 2016 10:06am – New camera

Hi all, I was going to do an update for the fluffballs and chilli patch, but we got lost playing with my new camera and ended up taking a host of other photos too :) Here’s a selection: Corn flowering: … Continue reading

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24 January 2016 9:12am – Aquaponics Swimming Pool

Interesting concept Aquaponics in a Swimming Pool

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23 January 2016 5:44pm – Mulch

Mulching with Purpose and Precision.

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22 January 2016 2:13pm – Identifying Plant Nutrient Deficiencies

Great pictagram about nutrient deficiencies in plants, courtesy of Permablitz Melbourne. Definitely printing this one for my wall! Identifying Plant Nutrient Deficiencies

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21 January 2016 1:55pm – Solar-powered Bush House

beautiful bush house using rammed earth and cross-ventilation. Love the huge single-pitch roof and large windows, but i’d probably put louvers along the entire length of the roof, not just in sections. Solar-powered Bush House exemplifies chic eco-friendly living in … Continue reading

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