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By Chrissy-Tiina Laurikainen

THE JACKFRUIT TREE & ME

Beneath the branches of this tree I will create a living tropical ecosystem. I have 32 of these seedlings to plant (once mature enough – you can see their progression below). On the 30 acres upon which I live. I plan to restore my environment from manmade desert – back to it’s original state of […]

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By Katrina Swan

Mandala Garden

We moved onto our┬áproperty about 3 years ago, given there was nothing but 4 deteriorated mudbrick walls on a concrete slab, a 40 ft container housing an old tractor, a sauna (priorities right?) and heaps of trees, we had and still have lots of work to do. After organizing a roof over our heads, a […]

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By John Clark

Bunya Pines – growing from seed and eating

I recently was fortunate enough to be given a whole Bunya Pine cone from a friend who has a mature tree on his property. The kids and I stripped the cone down to approximately 80 good nuts. We did some research and found some interesting information about these trees. The advice for planting the seeds […]

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