Is it possible to run a market garden using permaculture principles in the middle of the desert and make it viable?
The earthy Huon Hemp Haus in southern lutruwita/Tasmania was designed to be energy efficient, sustainable and to stay warm over the long chilly winters.
Making tempeh is one of those projects that demonstrates how amazing home-fermented food can be when measured up against its pasteurised, store-bought alternative.
Engaging with wild food sources is reconnecting with the old stories of our ancestors and finding a sustainable way to interact with and learn from your surroundings.
One way to support good soil is to keep it covered using an organic mulch. We’re all familiar with mulches like straw or woodchip, but the benefit of growing a living mulch also needs to be considered.
Returning from the backyard with an armful of freshly harvested fruit is a true pleasure. While sprawling acres make fruit tree growing easy, don’t think you have to miss out if you’re short on space.
Seasonal garden guides for Australian climates
Lactuca sativa – Lac, latin for ‘milk’ referring to the white sap, and sativa for ‘cultivated’.
Just because you’re enjoying a well-earned break, it doesn’t mean you need to stop your good composting habits.
This large tussock-like plant, which grows in clusters along streams and in areas where there is plenty of moisture, is one of eastern Australia’s most versatile native grasses.