August in the Garden – Permaculture Food Gardening in Subtropical Australia

August in the Garden- Permaculture Food Gardening in Subtropical Australia by Ewa Bekiesch, Permaculture designer, educator, sustainable living consultant, and healthy food advocate. August in the garden… A happy, exciting, and busy time ahead! Well, we still have one month to go but I can already feel the spring 😀 Birds are singing and building new nests, duck families are emerging and Mulberry is showing new growth. The list below might give you some ideas about what can be done in August. Note: this is all based on my experience and the work we do in our food forest. Feel free to comment below if you would like to add… Read More

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April – Permaculture Sustainable Food Gardening in Subtropical Australia

April – Permaculture Sustainable Food Gardening in Subtropical Australia by Ewa Bekiesch, Permaculture designer, educator, sustainable living consultant, and healthy food advocate. April is the month when we start to feel the Autumn, and we love it! The lower temperatures make gardening so much more enjoyable. The first winter seedlings are emerging out of the soil, and you can literally watch them grow, or at least some of them. Let’s have a look at the jobs which we usually do during this month. General jobs in April Regenerating, enriching the soil, and mulching, if not done yet. Check my previous articles and Youtube videos on how to do it. Sowing… Read More

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Permaculture Gardening – How to Prepare Garden Beds after Harvest and before Planting

Permaculture Gardening – How to Prepare Garden Beds after Harvest and before Planting It is definitely worth it to give your garden some love. The garden will love you back and the gifts you receive are priceless. I personally think that naturally homegrown food is one of the most valuable things which lead to healthy and happy lifestyle. Our food forest is nearly six years old and needs only little attention. However, there are always some jobs to do in the annual garden, which is the zone one and zone two at our place. Taking care about the garden beds will ensure an ongoing success in terms of growing food.… Read More

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