Capturing the washing water 


It might not look like much, but this drum, bit of pipe and reclaimed hose can save us heaps.  It’s simply a way to catch the washing machine water, let it settle, then send it to the garden. We don’t use hot water in our machine which has a 4.5 star water rating and uses…

Vlog 3: Surviving the heat


It’s the last Vlog of the year and it’s a hot one. This time, I cover the ways we keep the garden and critters watered and cool. At this stage of the game, we don’t need to artificially shade any of the plants. The garden was designed so that after two or three years, the…

Introduction to k5


Am Abraham from Kenya majorly from Homabay county at a village called Kawiya in central kochia location nice to meet you,all in this wonderful organization am a permaculture teacher and designer at our permaculture Farming project called k5villageproject, Bellow info are about our project This is Permaculture & Organic farming Project in Kenya~ Homa bay with a vision…

Making liquid fertilizer using animal drops and water


To make liquid fertilizer by just using available resources surrounding you, Material needed.water,breathing cloth,string,container,and water,stone. Procedure, add animal east in net,tigh using string,stone tigh at the bottom to help it sink,leave in in water for two weeks. Dilute 5 litres in 20 litres,use direct to plant.

Ligaya Garden Philippines


Jelina’s family live Ormoc, in the rural Philippines. We’ve worked with them to get the beginnings of a sustainable garden established there. Jenneth and Poloy are working to get it up and running and hopefully we can convince Jang Jang to have a hand in (she’s just finishing her agricultural degree). At the moment they’re…

K5villageproject


We’re just loving being part of the global movement against the out of date, carbon based economy and are reaching out to extend our community to other countries. In my internet wanderings, I came across the K5 village project. This just blew me away. Omito is doing amazing things since completing his PDC. He is…

Bare Earth… No way! 


I’ve been sharing this pic around because it’s an unusual event in the garden. When we bought the block, the first thing we did was cover the whole front yard with layers of newspaper and about 10cm (that’s 4″ in the old measurement) of compost and mulch. After a frustrating wait of a few days,…

Azolla (Azolla filiculoides and others)


Azolla Azolla is a genus of aquatic ferns that can have an important role in a garden. Azolla filiculoides or ‘Red Azolla’ is the most common species around here, but the rest are pretty similar. What makes it good for gardens? Azolla is simple to grow – just water and sunlight is enough, though it does like…