Author: Adrian O'Hagan

Seedwell volunteers needed

Are you passionate about gardening &/or permaculture? The Marist180 Skills Development Centre is looking for volunteers to support young people and the local community in the Seedwell Garden Project.

Coffee sacks free to good homes

Coffee sacks can be incredibly useful – from kindling carryall to sheet mulch fabulousness, to cushion covers/pictures for coffee addicts/seat wraps… They’re both reusable & compostable, and we’ve got some to give away

Permablitz #200 – Upwey

It was a day that featured rain, hail, showers and sunshine – as well as lots of smiles, laughter and enjoyment from the 35 or so blitzers that joined us to transform this Upwey garden.

Asparagus

If any vegie is worth waiting for, it has to be asparagus. For 10 months of the year asparagus is little more than a weedy looking perennial, but in spring the plant is transformed....

Beetroot

Beetroot is of exceptional nutritional value; especially the greens, which are rich in calcium, iron and vitamins A and C. The greens should not be overlooked; they can be cooked up and enjoyed in the same way as spinach.