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Change is always possible

Next to a large red flowering camellia, in my front garden, grew a particularly attractive Rhododendron called Silver Edge with variegated leaves. Around these colourful plants grew self-sown marigolds, cosmos, potatoes, strawberries, tomato seedlings and unwanted plants better known as … Continue reading

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A chance to learn-Permablitz post 2 of 4

Yesterday I introduced you to my recent Permablitz experience. In this post I will delve a little deeper into the permaculture practices we followed to create the herb garden. After a short welcome from the household owners, we self-divided into … Continue reading

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A chance to learn-Permablitz post 1 of 4

When I say Permablitz, I realise some readers will not be familiar with this word. It has arisen from Permaculture philosophy and practices and refers to an activity in someone’s garden when a team of volunteers arrive to help make … Continue reading

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RTBG on Thursday 24 Sept- part 3 of 3

While I pulled Flick Weed/Bitter Cress ‘weeds’ from beneath the tea bushes, other fellow volunteers were hard at work elsewhere in the Food Garden of the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG). A selection of brassicas, large purple leafed mustards and … Continue reading

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