Monthly Archives: March 2016

18 March 2016 6:24am – Perennial Vegies

Although written with the North American climate zones in mind, much of this is still applicable to Australia, and a very good summary of why perennials are such an important part of any permaculture garden, or even just any garden … Continue reading

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17 March 2016 11:42am – Clover

Happy St Paddy’s Day everyone! And to celebrate, plant some clover! No, really! Its a great multi-use plant: it’s a nitrogen-fixer/legume so adds nitrogen to your soil, acting as a natural fertiliser (if you have it in your lawn it … Continue reading

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16 March 2016 6:43am – Pineapples into Bags and Clothes

What a fabulous innovation in waste reduction! Great natural-dye colours too! Tripty Project Makes Zero-Waste Bags, Clothing Out of Discarded Pineapples

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15 March 2016 7:07pm – How to Design Neighbourhoods for Happiness

Could these be the neighbourhoods of the future? How to Design a Neighborhood for Happiness

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15 March 2016 7:12am – Organic and Sustainable Ag Can Feed The Planet

STUDY INDICATE THAT ORGANIC AND SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE CAN FEED THE PLANET

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15 March 2016 7:10am – Using Newspapers

Interesting article on the use of newspaper and cardboard in your gardens and whether the components are ‘safe’. I personally collect newspapers for specifically this purpose. I find them useful for sheet mulching before laying down a new garden bed … Continue reading

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14 March 2016 7:11am – Shipping Container Houses

Some more shipping container designs. All different layouts, scales, even colours :) and I LOVE the roof-top garden/green roof on one of them! 15 Well-Designed Shipping Container Homes for Life Inside the Box

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13 March 2016 4:12pm – No-dig Gardening

Some no-dig inspiration! Think no-dig gardening is nonsense? Please watch this

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13 March 2016 8:43am – Guides to Companion Planting

Two great articles on companion planting! Including a printable chart. COMPANION PLANTING GUIDE COMPANION PLANTING INFORMATION AND CHART

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13 March 2016 8:35am – 5 Ideas for Transitioning to Permaculture

5 SIMPLE IDEAS FOR TRANSITIONING INTO A PERMACULTURE GARDEN

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