Category Archives: time management

Fundraising the healthy, green, fun way

If you’ve ever sat on a fundraising committee or been coerced into selling products for your kids’ school etc., you have probably experienced some of the following questionable joys… having to buy the last 2 dozen unsold chocolate bars because … Continue reading

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The case for a cup of tea

(or “The 5-Minute Rule”) Call me lazy, but I reckon the majority of garden and household tasks can benefit from being left for 5 minutes while you relax with a cup of tea. This is a variation, of course, on … Continue reading

Posted in permaculture principles, resilient gardening, time management

I never promised you a rose garden…

Maybe it was a vegie plot instead. Some overdue pruning or weeding? Maybe some drip irrigation? Or a plan to deal with that tricky corner of the garden… Whatever it was, last-minute Valentine’s Day gift vouchers are available now – … Continue reading

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Keep it manageable

One of the 12 design principles described by David Holmgren is use small and slow solutions. It’s a concept we could easily forget in a fast-paced world, where energy-dense fuel and ready streams of credit promise us that we can … Continue reading

Posted in fertiliser, permaculture design, pests, raised garden beds, resilient gardening, time management

Special Christmas gift voucher offer

Christmas is nearly upon us! Stuck for a gift for friends or family? How about a garden gift voucher, for an initial consultation or maintenance session, or even dedicated to a special project? ¬†All gift vouchers sold in December include … Continue reading

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Drips and drops

It’s been a busy water week here as we have been installing drip irrigation both at home and at our local childcare centre’s learning garden. And what a difference it makes to the time spent on watering those intensive garden … Continue reading

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