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Meg’s Monthly Musings – Sep 2023

Bill Mollison believed that it wasn't the number of things in a system that mattered, but the relationships between them. In a garden this means applying the principle of "relative location" and grouping things together based upon their use, energy requirements and...

Megs fenced garden

Permaculture Central Coast Seed Bank

Seed saving is a fun and easy way to back up food security for your family as well as providing them with fresh, organic produce. Many new members to our group are surprised when they find out that access to our seed bank is free for members. The only obligation...

Origami seed packets, labelled with the date stored and the suburb they were grown

Wicking Bed Gardens

Wicking Bed Gardens are self-contained, raised garden beds that have a built in water reservoir at the bottom. They are like a giant self-watering pot, making them incredibly water efficient and low maintenance.

Close-up of a wicking garden bed showing the inlet and the outlet. Photo credit: Sandi Eyles

Meg’s Monthly Musings – July 2023

I always feel a subtle shift in mood as we pass the longest night of the year and start heading towards spring. It could be that the steady increase in sunlight each day has something to do with it, or perhaps it’s just the arrival of seed catalogues! So much of...

Megs fenced garden

Meg’s Monthly Musings – June 2023

As we head into the depths of winter I always reflect upon how fortunate we are to live in this bioregion. While others will have their gardens buried in snow, we will be able to continue to grow food through what can be a surprisingly productive period. If you...

Megs fenced garden

Mindfulness in Permaculture

Kerrie Anderson talks about her work guiding others in their Permaculture adventures. She talks about the core of Permaculture being its ethics. And the power of mindfulness in everything we do.

Smiling blonde lady wearing a green apron and holding a box of nasturtium leaves