Category Archives: NutrientCycling

28 March 2018 5:16pm – Limestone Permaculture

Great video by Brett, down at Limestone Permaculture. This is permaculture :) One-Acre Permaculture Garden Feeds 50 Families

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11 March 2018 6:08am – City Farming

Live in a city but want a country lifestyle and connection to your food? No worries! :) Suburban farming: The Australians with country lifestyles, but city lives

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5 March 2018 5:58pm – Nutrient deficiencies

This is one of the best summaries I’ve seen in a while (courtesy of Savour Soils Permaculture): PLANT NUTRIENTS DEFICIENCIES IDENTIFICATION Plants need the right combination of nutrients to live, grow and reproduce. When plants suffer from malnutrition, they show … Continue reading

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3 February 2018 1:31pm – Using Coffee Grounds in the Garden

“You may have noticed that some cafes now offer free spent coffee grounds for customers to take home and use in the garden. In theory, this is a great initiative but the reality is that fresh coffee grounds are high … Continue reading

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13 December 2017 1:34pm – Bio-intensive Beds at Melliodora

The bio-intensive vegie patch at Melliodora … Wow!

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11 December 2017 2:20pm – Coffee Grounds as Herbicide

Interesting article from Jerry … Coffee Grounds As A Herbicide

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16 September 2017 10:44am – Improving Sandy Soil

Anyone else have trouble keeping nutrients and structure in sandy soil? Looks like I’ll be putting together a batch of ‘dry method’ char and horse manure this weekend too! Has anyone else tried this? HOW TO PERMANENTLY IMPROVE YOUR SANDY … Continue reading

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12 September 2017 4:59pm – Pallet Compost Bay No.1

Made the first compost bay! :D It’s located behind our shed, north-facing, in a spot that seems to be just too hot for anything to grow in summer, so hopefully it’ll get a good temperature going. The pallets are screwed together … Continue reading

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8 April 2017 12:50pm – Recognising Nutrient Deficiencies in Your Plants

Do you have difficulty identifying nutrient deficiencies in your plants? This is easily one of the best articles I’ve seen in a while – I’ll definitely be book-marking this for later reference! Plant Nutrients Explained: Everything You Ever Need To … Continue reading

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8 March 2017 7:54pm – Hot Composting

Limestone Permaculture have re-shared their hot composting info to their Facebook page, but for those who don’t have Facebook, I think its worth transcribing here. If you have the space, this is a great way to compost a larger quantity of material. … Continue reading

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