Originally posted on Milkwood: homesteading skills for city & country:
This place! These people! Recently I was lucky enough to hang out at Good Life Permaculture’s HQ, based in a backyard in the hills high above Hobart, Tasmania. Hannah and Anton are busy turning a steeply sloping backyard into a patch of edible awesome –…
Write for us!
Click above to read all about it.
I’m going to be trying this, after a couple of years of playing around with small quantities of rock mulch. Tomorrow, I’m picking up a fair amount of crushed granite – will let you know how it works out. This video provides an excellent overview of why it works. Continue reading
Results of the latest reader survey – Gardening is Great Because? Continue reading
First fruit from the Almond tree planted in Autumn 2011. There are some hungry possums hanging around the neighbourhood so let’s see how long it stays there. Continue reading
Ever been to IKEA? Of course you have, of course you have. I think the first time I paged through an IKEA catalogue was in the early 80’s, and I’d go through it again and again deciding what I would put into my future house. Fill it up with all that stuff. Why would a … Continue reading
First post. I started thinking about why I like gardening. I could take a lot of guesses, but I don’t think I’ll ever know the real reason. Is this meant to be my natural aptitude? ..some God-given talent that I’m supposed to develop? Is it because I sit at a desk all day and feel … Continue reading