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 […]
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!
What’s one of the most fascinating things you’ve learned in your teaching Permaculture & Natural Building?
Beneath the branches of this tree will be a living tropical ecosystem. I have 32 seedlings & 30 acres.
Southland NZ. After being forced to move house and area twice in the last year and a bit, my family and I are grateful to have found a rental house with a few fruit trees, a long term agreement and great landlords that let me have some freedom in developing the area that once was […]
We moved onto our property 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 […]
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 […]