Category Archives: Permaculture

Grow, grow, grow your own

Chris Bryant and John Boland from Eastern Suburbs Permaculture group are giving a workshop 2 PM on Saturday 22nd April 2017 at Unley Community Centre, 18 Arthur Street Unley through Sustainable Communities SA. “Living more sustainably is a real challenge. … Continue reading

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Can Trees communicate with each other?

In the early 90s, I purchased Bill Mollsion’s book, A Practical Guide for a Sustainable Future. In Chapter 6, Bill explains how important the tree canopy is to the ecology of the forest. He discusses the influence of mature trees … Continue reading

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Vale Bill Mollison

Sad day for permaculturalists around the world with the passing of co-founder Bill Mollison. His ideas on permanent agriculture were the essence of what is now food security and sustainability. His first work, although more an essay in book format, … Continue reading

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Adelaide gets its first Permaculture post graduate programme

Listen to a podcast about a new program which is being launched in Adelaide in March. Retrieved from Radio Adelaide (28 February 2016) The world’s first ever post graduate program in Permaculture will start soon in Adelaide! Dr Keri Chiveralls, … Continue reading

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WEA aquaponics course

The WEA is offering a two-day course starts 14 May, 1:30 pm, 3 weeks x 3 hours Retrieved from course description from WEA website (Course no: 63260) Aquaponics is the combination of recirculation AQUAculture and hydroPONICS where you grow plants and fish … Continue reading

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WEA course in permaculture

The WEA is offering a two-day course 30 April, Sat-Sun, 9:30 2 days x 6.5 hrs. Course description from WEA website (Course number: 63273) This course is suited to the ecological garden enthusiast and suitable for newcomers to permaculture that … Continue reading

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Let the drumming begin

Since being involved in permaculture way back in 1995, permaculture gatherings came with a reasonable amount of drumming and chanting. There seemed to be a need amongst some participants to incorporate music and dance into the gatherings. Typically, the daytime … Continue reading

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