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By Curtis Morton

10 Windbreak Trees For Central Coast NSW

I believe these trees are all high-emergent strata trees (except coastal banksia may function as medium–I’m not sure). More could be said for lower strata plants, but here are 10 upper strata trees: tallow wood (Eucalyptus microcorys) fencing timber turpentine (Syncarpia glomerulifera) construction and marine infrastructure timber crop Casuarina glauca (swamp oak) native support species, […]

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By Nathan Chester

10 wind break tree species for Brisbane, South East Queensland (SE QLD), Australia

Which wind breaking tree species to use in South East QLD? Here’s a list of 10 great wind break species for Brisbane / South East Queensland.

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By Heidi Smith

10 best windbreak species for South-East Queensland, Australia

The 10 best windbreak species for South-East Queensland, Australia.  See the list below, with each plant name and use case.   Lilly Pilly’s food and bird/ bee attractant  Lomandra grasses for underplanting  Bottle brushes bird/ bee attractant, firewood  Olive Trees food  Manuka / tea trees: Medicinal, firewood  Blackwood timber/ furniture, firewood  Queensland Wattle tree tall/ […]

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By Konrad

Food Forest: A Short Film Published By National Geographic

National Geographic published a short film about a food forest in the UK:  “UK-based Martin Crawford is one of the pioneers of forest gardening. Starting out with a flat field in 1994, his land has been transformed into a woodland and serves as an educational resource for others interested in forest gardening. This short film […]

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By David Mark

WIND BREAK SPECIES OF ISRAEL

Date Palm – Edible Black Mulberry – Edible Myrtle – Incense Oak – Firewood Pine – Aesthetic, Carob – Edible Olive – Edible, oil Rose Bushes – Aesthetic, fragrants Pomegranate Trees –  Edible

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By David Mark

My son’s donkey has become an integral part of our garden

My son has spent the better part of the last year bothering me to buy him a donkey.  He is not your typical 13 year old boy.  He shuns TV and video games and spends his time on the sheep farm just outside of our community where he helps graze the sheep (I do as […]

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By Lesley-Caron Veater

Wind Breaks for Geelong Victoria

Wind Break Species for Geelong, Victoria   Species Benefits/other uses   Lilly Pilly (Acmena Smithii)   Fast growing; shade or sun; drought tolerant; edible berries.   Lemon Myrtle (Backhousia Citriodora)     Tolerates cold to temperate climates; edible leaves, essential oil   Clumping bamboo (Schizostachyum Zollingeri)     Fast growing in sunny spot; doesn’t need […]

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By Chrissy-Tiina Laurikainen

Insight Into Permaculture Communities, the ‘Permaculture Design Certificate’ (PDC) Course & Work-Exchange (WWOOF).

How to develop an idea, business or property by teaching permaculture…with little or no money. That’s if you don’t choose a free-living lifestyle & become a world traveller instead!

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By Chrissy-Tiina Laurikainen

What is Permaculture & How Can it Meet Our Needs?

A collaborative brainstorm exploring how permaculture helps meet needs.

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By Konrad

Next Residential Permaculture Course (PDC) at Noosa Forest Retreat – March 2019

Thought about doing a residential PDC course this year? The next 12-day Permaculture Design Certificate course: 22 March – 02 April 2019 MORE INFO & BOOKING Where? The PDC course is run at the Noosa Forest Retreat in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, QLD Australia. Cutting Edge Permaculture Learn cutting edge permaculture from a team of […]

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By Chrissy-Tiina Laurikainen

Loving Nature, Natural Building & All Things Permaculture!

What’s one of the most fascinating things you’ve learned in your teaching Permaculture & Natural Building?

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