Author: Hermann Paulenz

Heartwood – a book review

Our top science-nerd loved this book with the author’s broad perspective on land management and experimental mindset – if you’re interested in Agroforestry you should definitely check this out!

Propagating from cuttings

A truly cost-effective way to get new plants from the ones you already have is to propagate from cuttings. Here’s some simple tips to help you do it!

Life as a human book

A human library works just like a book library – except that it’s humans providing the knowledge through the chance for one-on-one loans. So for one very special morning, our very own Hermann realised his dream of becoming a human book

Seed dating Permabee

Lovely hosts, lovely Blitzers and lovely weather. Put them together and everything was now in place for the first ever seed dating Permabee!

Plants eat Bacteria!

When Justus von Liebig discovered the elemental composition of plants and promoted the agricultural use of synthetic chemicals with “Chemistry in its application to agriculture and physiology” in 1840, he did not foresee the...

Permablitz #177 Surrey Hills

The weather was perfect on this January Sunday afternoon in Surrey Hills, cloudy and not too hot. We joined Melissa and her small family to transform her garden into a place that she always...

Permablitz 173 Hurstbridge

What a great day for this Permablitz on 24th october 2015! The weather was warm; the Hurstbridge learning co-op is in a beautiful bush location and has many works of art dotted around the...

Permablitz #176 – Lower Plenty

Set on a beautiful hillside surrounded by nature and parks this blitz had everything a Permie loves: Excellent hosts, eager Blitzers, water catchments, slope, fruit trees, something to keep the children occupied and swales!