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Permablitz #184 – Northcote

A sunny winter’s day spent blitzing the gnome: with grub eating, archaeological digs, earth beats and gardening galore! Orchard planting, swale digging, bee hotel construction, hot composting and more fun than you can poke a stick at

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Companion Planting Chart

Most of us have heard of the benefits of companion planting, but some may not know what companion planting means and how its principles can be applied within the garden. In short: companion planting involves grouping garden...

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Free rocks to giveaway!

Got a project that needs some rocks? Like a pond or maybe a bit of landscape action? Worry not – we’ve got you covered. (We’ve even got cool things to DO with rocks!)

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Permablitz #183 – Clayton

The weather gods gifted us with a beautifully sunny winter day that allowed the troops to get into action bright eyed and full of smiles, concluding with my favourite thing of all, PLANTING! And a group photo of course!

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Cape Gooseberry

Cape gooseberries have more antioxidants than goji berries, broccoli, apples or pomegranates, and contain twice the vitamin C of lemons. And they even come naturally packaged in their own paper-like wrapping!

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Borage (aka Starflower)

Popular companion plant Borage is one of the most frequently consumed wild plants foods in many Italian communities, and is also consumed as a vegetable across different Spanish, Cretan and German regions.

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Polyfaces winners announced

We recently had a great Guild Session with Isaebella Doherty of the Regrarians introducing the acclaimed Polyfaces film – and we had so much fun, we held a competition! All people had to do was...

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Guild Session 12 – Polyfaces screening

It was a wild and windy evening in Coburg East as thirty or so Guild Designers and permaculturists alike descended upon the Newlands Community House for the twelfth Guild Session. A lot of people had travelled...