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Tropical Permaculture Gardens: Growing Fruits And Vegetables The Easy Way

Tropical Permaculture Gardens: Growing Fruits And Vegetables The Easy Way

Urban Permaculture Guild Home | Small Lot Tropical Permaculture Garden Australian Permaculture is more than just organic gardening. Read how a sustainable permaculture garden was created on a rocky inner-city hill slope in Tropical Australia. Our story - 'In Townsville we lived in a house on a city block of 540m2. Even though it was right in the very centre of a city with 150,000 inhabitants, the wildlife in our garden was amazing: possums, fruit bats, large goannas, snakes, lizards, tropical birds and much more. In this old part of Townsville many houses are perched on hill sides. When we moved to Townsville our garden was just a wilderness consisting of large noxious weeds. Our new Permaculture design included: several tropical fruit trees, partly in large potsherb gardenbamboowater-chestnuts in a small pondvegetable patches chickens Layout of the City Permaculture Garden Like many of our fruit trees these four citrus trees in pots are grafted onto dwarf rootstocks. Herbs and lilies grew well in the microclimate around the pond.

How to Establish a Small Space Intensive Food Garden Editor’s Note: This post is a good reminder to ensure you take good before, during and after photos as you implement projects! Case studies like this become an awesome portfolio for yourselves, and help people to see the practical potential in permaculture. It can be totally inspiring, and help get people moving on the ground! Case Study – Noela’s Garden, as installed by Geoff and Nadia Lawton This is a story about a garden that Nadia and I were asked to establish in 2006. The area on the North side of Noela’s house. Noela, a friend of a friend at the time, is now a very close friend of the institute, due to the community friendship that this garden has created. Next to the house was a rockery, which was already established in ornamental plants and our intention was to convert that over to a herb garden with useful culinary and medicinal herbs and nice scented herbal plants that would give a nice aroma as the breeze would blow through the house from the garden. Garden becoming quite full.

Free Online Permaculture Design Course | Permaculture in New Zealand Annika provided this link in the lastest newsletter of the Dunedin Permaculture Group. Apparently this is a "Complete 72+ Hour Permaculture Design Certificate Course". The instructors are Larry Korn (translator of Fukuoka's book One Straw Revolution) and other world-class teachers. This is an example of the challenges online learning creates for professional educators. On the one hand it's fantastic for people who can't afford a residential PDC course, or even a modular one, to be able to access permaculture training at no cost ("gratis"). On the other hand, as in other areas of education, these MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) raise a number of questions. The PINZ Council and PEG (Permaculture Educators Group) have been collaborating on a set of rules in which PINZ endorses that a given permaculture course is of a sufficient standard.