Category Archives: NutrientCycling

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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6 October 2016 2:44pm – One Chicken Can ..

One Chicken Can … Did I mention how awesome chickens are :)

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10 July 2016 6:18am – Make Compost Not War

LOVE this! One of my favourite things is making better soil, and composting is one of the easiest ways of doing that. Not only does composting improve your soil naturally, it encourages soil critters to move in and turn the … Continue reading

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5 July 2016 10:39am – Bintensive Compost Course

What a great idea for teaching all those budding little green-thumbs (and not so little ones) about composting! Check it out! Become a Compost Rockstar

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15 June 2016 12:27pm – Greening Ethiopia

Wow! Well done! Ethiopian farmers made a desert bloom again

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31 May 2016 6:28pm – Keyhole Garden With Composter

What a brilliant idea!

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25 May 2016 11:07am – Zone 1 Permaculture

This is a great little summary of permaculture in Zone 1, the vegie/herb patch, the most frequented and arguably the most productive of the zones. It doesn’t need a large space, or even good soil; it can be done in … Continue reading

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