Garden Retrofit Ideas & Tips

Over my Christmas break I plan to start my project converting some unused stables into a teaching venue and turning the land around the stables into an example of a…

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Hugelkulture Garden Bed
Hugelkultur structure

Hugelkulture Garden Bed

Down the back of my yard there was an ugly pile of old rotting stumps and logs. They had been waiting patiently for me to make a hugelkultur garden bed…

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Creating a Balanced Ecosystem Pond

The permablitz I ran at Girraween on the weekend was my most exciting yet. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy doing the raised garden beds, the pruning, the planting, the…

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Creating a Food Forest

On the weekend a group of PDC students viewed my property as part of their course. It was wonderful being able to share all of the things that I have…

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Banana Circle

The banana circle has become as iconic in permaculture design as the herb spiral and chicken tractor. A banana circle is simply a circular hole about 2m in diameter and…

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