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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It’s still wet outside, although we’ve just had a glorious weekend of sunshine! It’s the wet days that make the perfect opportunity for using produce from your own backyard, that of your friendly neighbours, farmers markets or food...
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!
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.
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...
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...
There’s no denying it – winter is here. There’s an extra blanket on the bed, we can see our breath indoors at night and it’s getting a LOT harder to get up in the morning!
The backyard lemon tree’s survival is currently under threat from a tiny pest that has reached plague proportions right across Melbourne. But we can stop it!
Finger limes are a delicate rainforest understorey tree in SE QLD and Northern NSW where they can grow to 10 metres. In Melbourne – not so much!
From the same family bringing you mint, rosemary, thyme and lavender to name a few, sage has multiple qualities and attributes that have been recognised and utilised for millennia.