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Spider Spotting – Carole Gorby

Ever wondered what sort of 8-legged creatures you have in your garden?  {apart from temporarily-cojoined pairs of 4-legged animals perpetuating their species?} It’s easy to find well-hidden spiders with a simple piece of equipment...

Pics from National Permaculture Day Part 1

NPD was a great day, here are some of the great photos taken by Freo permies and freinds. Photos by Michele Kwok, George Gray and others, thank you all.

Nicole Foss and David Holmgren WA Talks and Workshops

Co-convenor Damien Meridith’s review –Photos by Michele Kwok Those of us in Perth, and those who travelled from out of town, were very fortunate to recently have both Nicole Foss and David Holmgren visit...

Fire Site Design – By Vicki Boxell

In these days of ‘tree change’ a lot of people want to move to a forested block where the sound of the trees can sooth them to sleep and the birdsong will fill their...

Plant of the Season – Bana Grass

This clumping, vertical, fast growing, large grass species is often confused with the running and very invasive Elephant Grass seen in waterways and old blocks in Perth. Bana grass by comparison is clumping and...

Starting a community Garden – By Gail Stubber

Mayo Community Garden – Or the start of a very long Journey – Gail Stubber When a small number is some times just right. Mayo Community Garden (CG) is a rarity in WA from...

Polyface Farms , and Whole Farm Design Workshops with Darren Doherty

What a month, I certainly found myself drowning in opportunity and immersed in future proofing humanity. Joel Salatin and family presented Fields of Farmers in Manjimup, Darren Doherty ran a Whole Farm Planning Workshop...

Bringing Permaculture Design to Garden Week

Permaculture in Edible Urban Gardens – by Charles Otway from Terra Perma. What is Permaculture – An ecologically grounded design science to develop solutions to allow humans and nature to co-exist in a regenerative...