Hey it’s our first ever crowd funding project! Want to help us cultivate community?
We’re dead set on creating a super urban permaculture garden on the rooftop of 107 Redfern Street – a place that will be an amazing community resource.
Tomatoes are an unique plant when it comes to home gardening – for so many of us it’s one of the first plants we love to try.
After all, picking a fresh ripe tomato from the vine and popping it into your mouth to be reminded of what real homegrown tomatoes actually taste like is one of life’s greatest pleasures.
However, tomatoes can also be a little finicky. Yet, with a bit of know-how and some…
Because, really, who can concentrate at work on Friday anyways. Come learn something new and help us build a rooftop garden instead?
Tomorrow morning in Redfern, Sydney, we’re going to be more hands on deck building the gabion garden surrounds at the 107 Rooftop Garden. Who wants a workout and new skills? (more…)
Last year we had a rather great success with our Bean tipi – it flourished and also got a great workout as a cubby. And at the end of the season, of course, we got beans. Lots.
So in the spirit of seed saving and paying it forward, we were thinking to pass on a bunch of our verified bean-tipi-capable scarlet runner + blue lake seeds. Would you like some? (more…)
Since we left the farm, our attitude to meat has shifted. Out of necessity, mostly.
No more chest freezers full of home raised + slaughtered pigs + lamb, no dispatching + plucking of ducks or chickens, no random haunches of feral venison, home cured bacon or roadkill kangaroo backstrap. (more…)
Hello Spring! It’s nearly tomato growing season. Have you planted your precious seeds in a sunny spot already?
Just incase you’re still in the process of getting to it, or wondering what to plant this year, we thought we’d share our five favourite varieties… (more…)
Growing mushrooms in stackable buckets is an excellent space-saving cultivation technique, and perfect for anyone with limited space to get growing.
So this is exciting – we’re teaming up with Organic Gardener Magazine to offer a Permaculture Garden Makeover for one lucky duck – who wants in?
The competition is Australia wide and entries close 30th September, so get writing on your entries, people! So much goodness in this one… (more…)