Category Archives: special offers

Not the July Garden Guide (or ‘The Ugly Fruit’)

We made it! We’re past the winter solstice and the days are getting longer again. But the good news pretty much ends there, because now the proper cold sets in and only the diehard gardeners are still at it. I’ll … Continue reading

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Kick-start your kitchen garden in May

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Events Calendar Update

Here’s a quick update on upcoming events – some workshops have been rescheduled around the weather and bookings. There are still places available in our first workshop for the year, Fruit Tree Pruning, Budding and Grafting, which is now on … Continue reading

Posted in community, compost, courses, events, fruit, hanging out in the garden, permaculture design, permaculture principles, planning, soil, special offers, summer, sustainable food, time management, vegetables, wicking beds, workshops

Earth-friendly Christmas gifts from Nadja’s Garden

What’s beautiful, filled with lasting value, recycled and available right now? Gift vouchers for edible garden consultations, home-grown plants and jams, and garden-themed cards printed from Nadja’s drawings. All on recycled paper and ready to post to you or pick … Continue reading

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Healthy work lunches?

How hard is it to regularly have a fresh, healthy, yummy, affordable, yet quick lunch at work? (Yes, I’m including housework and child-rearing here!)  I for one am heavily reliant upon home-made dinner leftovers but they score a bit low … Continue reading

Posted in food storage, special offers, time management, vegetables

Time to share some good

I have been enormously inspired tonight by watching Andrew Denton’s interview with Mohammad Yunus, the founder of Grameen Bank and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize for his work in developing the concept of microcredit.

Posted in community, permaculture principles, special offers, winter

Supporting our local community

  If you live in the Glenelg/Brighton/Marion area and haven’t checked out the Organic Corner Store market yet, it is well worth a look. It incorporates a fresh organic fruit and veg co-op where you can order a whole box … Continue reading

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