Category Archives: Permaculture

2 February 2018 5:59am – Tool Care

I love my tools, but wow! https://joybileefarm.com/tool-maintenance

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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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7 December 2017 6:27am – Pest Patrol

Pest Patrol is up and has gone french this morning: no frog’s legs, but four grasshoppers are a close substitute, and go well with 7 snails, apparently :P

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26 September 2017 1:56pm – Ladybug Nymphs

As the weather warms up, here in Bris, you may start finding some of these little critters on your plants. Don’t squish them! They may look odd/scary but these little guys are ladybug nymphs (adolescent stages) and they, along with … Continue reading

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17 September 2017 4:36pm – Planting and New Recruit

Planting done! :) All the little seedlings have found new homes, been seasolled, and tucked in for the night (ie mulched). Also! Yesterday, while I was planting out some of those seedlings, I found a new recruit to our Vegie Patch Pest … Continue reading

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2 September 2017 7:25am – Riberry Lillipillies and Midjim Berries

Today’s babies: 12x Riberry (Syzygium leuhmanii) and 12x Midjim Berry (Austromyrtus dulcis) to get our bushfoods sections going, act as privacy screening from the neighbours and provide more habitat for all the gorgeous little insectivorous birds we have here :)

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4 July 2017 8:08pm – Fruit Wrapped in Plastic?

Fruit and veg come in their own natural wrapping. Why do we smother them in plastic?  

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28 June 2017 5:21pm – Potagers

Anyone else love potagers? Potager Gardens Have Been Around for Centuries: How to Continue the Old Tradition of Growing

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9 May 2017 1:29pm – Advice to Young Farmers

Some great advice! Advice to a young farmer, from Eliot Coleman

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