WA Directory

Permaculture Organisations

Permaculture Research Institute: Geoff Lawton – education, research, news, great resource.

Holmgren Design Services: David Holmgren – publications, events, consulting.

Tagari: Bill Mollison – books (including the classic Permaculture – A Designers’ Manual), courses, and other items for sale.

Related Organisations

Organic Association of WA (OGAWA): events, news, regional groups/meetings.

Perth City Farm

Sustainable Gardening Australia (SGA)

Seed Savers Network: Community based seed saving and sharing, a great network which PermacultureWest hopes to be more involved with.

Aussies Living Simply: Great online community around simple living with a a very active forum.

Australian City Farms & Community Gardens Network

Transition Network: supports community-led responses to climate change and shrinking supplies of cheap energy, building resilience and happiness.

Businesses

Sole traders and small businesses who follow permaculture principles can apply to be linked to the Permaculture West website (as per below) free of charge (though we encourage you to be a member). Please supply a brief (up to 50 words) summary of the business details together with a statement on how the business follows permaculture criteria as guiding principles for business decisions to info@permaculturewest.org.au. Only the business summary and the link to the business website will be published after consideration by committee members. This offer is not available to franchises.

Permaculture Design, Consulting, Education

Terra Perma Design: Charles runs Perth’s northern suburbs focused Permaculture education and training business. Running full time Permaculture Design Courses, community garden and council workshops and private simple living workshops.

Freo Permies: Fremantle Permaculture local group team up to provide unique people and community centric permaculture education, and workshops.

Fair Harvest: Jodie, Do, and team  offer courses and events on their Permaculture farm just out of Margaret River. They also help run the Margaret River permablitz and provide design and consulting services with their Margaret River EcoGarden business.

Edge5 Permaculture: Design, consultation, water harvesting, erosion control and Permaculture education.

Candle Light Farm Permaculture: Ross Mars offers design and consultation and runs Accredited Permaculture Training (APT) courses, WA’s only Cert3 and Cert4 and Diploma option.

Permaculture Garden Services and Implementation

Slice of Eden – Damien Meridith operates as a sole trader and offers installation, maintenance and consultation for edible landscapes (urban permaculture gardening services). I also offer occasional workshops in areas such as welding.
Email: SliceOfEden@outlook.com
Phone: 0450 900 797

Green Life Soils Co.: Soils, compost, mulch, manure, deliveries and manpower etc…and a great website resource for Permies!

Nurseries

Tass1Trees: located in the Swan Valley with a good selection of fruit, nut, native and ornamental trees.

Wandilla Nursery: no website, contact 9409 9899, located at 384 Wanneroo Rd, Wangara.

The Drylands Permaculture Nursery: located in Geraldton although seeds are available and also sold via Absolutely Organic, Environment House, Planet Ark, and Zanthorrea Nursery.

Zanthorrea Nursery: located in the Hills, specialises in Australian natives.

The Greenhouse: certified organic seedlings and seeds available by various retailers and stalls (see website).

Dunn and Walton: More an organic food store but Charles Otway is the occasional gardener so you can find soil amendments, organic heirloom open pollinated veggie seeds for Yilgarn, Select Organic and Searles and the odd (or to order) rare permie perennial.

Other Suppliers of Interest to Permies

Green Life Soils Co.: Soils, compost, mulch, manure, etc… a great resource for Permies!

MulchNet: free mulch!

Jaylon: agricultural & horticultural products such as greenhouse film, weed matting, shadecloth, etc…

Commercial Netmakers WA – Supplier of Vegenet (fruit flys and other pests exclusion) and bird nets in bulk or per m.

WA Barrels – Supplier of used imported Olive Barrels. 0449955041

Rural Fencing Supplies (DCW Enterprises): bird netting, fencing, gates, posts, star pickets etc… Much cheaper than Bunnings especially in bulk.

City Livestock: Animal Feed, diatomaceous earth, kelp powder, and other soil inputs.

Freecycle (Perth): no obligation network of people giving away stuff they don’t want.

Gumtree: Re-Suppliers of everything, Perth’s best second hand sales website.