8 July 2016: Sprouting & Microgreens 101

Would you like to know more about the world of sprouting seeds, legumes and nuts? Not only are sprouts delicious, but they are also good for you and more versatile than you think. Naturopath Hannah Boyd from New Leaf Naturopathic Health will teach you all about the science of sprouting and why they are a… Continue reading »

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13 May 2016: Permachooks

For anyone interested in raising chickens in a suburban back yard coming along to the St George Sutherland Group meeting on 13 May  2016 is a must.  Jane Mowbray will talk about food and water requirement of chooks with emphasis on hot weather, shelter and security and how to facilitate this.  Discussion will also include… Continue reading »

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8 April 2016: Crop Rotation and Intercropping

St George/Sutherland Permaculture Group will have a presentation on Crop Rotation and Intercropping presented by Nada Malkoc at their monthly meeting on Friday 8 April 2016 commencing at 7 pm. Attending this presentation is one of the benefits of your membership. Visitors are welcome with a $10 entry fee. Crop rotation is used to control pests… Continue reading »

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11 March 2016: How to Build a Bug Hotel

11 March 2016: How to Build a Bug Hotel

  St George/Sutherland Permaculture Group will be hosting a presentation on beneficial insects in the garden with a demonstration on how to build a bug hotel.  Now is a good time to check all areas of your home for items such as hollow bamboo sticks, wood off cuts, empty drink bottles, twine, wire, pine cones… Continue reading »

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12 February 2016: Transition Towns

On Friday 12 February Loki Ysebaert will be giving a presentation on Transition Towns.  This will commence at 7pm and be held at the Edith Wellington Hall 76 Pitt Street Mortdale. This is the regular monthly meeting for the St George/Sutherland group.  Members from any of our three groups are welcome.   There is a small… Continue reading »

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2016 Membership Renewal

Another year is underway and it is again time for membership renewal.  For all existing and new members please go to our BECOME A MEMBER page and fill in your details.  Membership is $25 if you are renewing and $30 for new members.  Payment is through the  Paypal gateway. Please fill in all the sections… Continue reading »

30 August 2015: Open Garden Pagewood

30 August 2015:  Open Garden Pagewood

If you don’t visit another garden this year, you should come to Wendy Headon’s garden in Pagewood.  It is an wonderful example of an urban farm : no chickens, but masses of productive and beautiful trees and plants.  It is bursting with vitality and lusciousness. If you would like to come along and see this… Continue reading »

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25 July 2015: Open Garden Oatley

25 July 2015:  Open Garden Oatley

Visit Two sites – home and local school garden. This small home permaculture garden in Oatley has been created over the last 10 years. It provides most of the fruit and vegetables for the family of four. There are literally dozens of productive fruit trees, chickens , a pond, grey water and purified tank water… Continue reading »

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31 May 2015: Open Garden

31 May 2015:  Open Garden

True to our word, Permaeasties are inviting you to a garden. This month it will be at the home of Kerry Dwyer at 2 pm, Sunday 31st May. It will be less a guided tour and more a discussion about permaculture in the peculiarities of the Eastern Suburbs soil conditions and the micro climate of… Continue reading »

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19 April 2015: Top Bar Hive Demonstration

19 April 2015: Top Bar Hive Demonstration

Top Bar Hive Demonstration: Autumn Honey Harvest Join us in the Leichhardt Community Garden to observe the autumn harvest from our Top Bar Hive.  The demonstration will be an opportunity to see a Top Bar Hive in action, get a sense of how a Top Bar Hive works, ask any questions you may have about… Continue reading »

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