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November 2018 about Bee Keeping

Hi All, a bit of information for you! November meeting happening this coming Monday 5th November. Topic: Beekeeping for beginners Annette and Karlene are closing up a shop and bringing their stock for sale at ridiculous prices: clothes for adults and kids. Bring your...

Library 2 New Books added

By Anne-Marie Faiola The pure luxury of soaps made with coconut butter, almond oil, aloe vera, oatmeal, and green tea is one of life's little pleasures. And with the help of author Anne-Marie Faiola, it's easy to make luscious, all-natural soaps right in...

Living Skills Event – Starting your own Bee Hive

Living Skills Event Starting your own Bee Hive including building your own Bee Box, Expressions of Interest please We have invited Arthur Garske, a member of Parramatta Beekeepers Association to run a 2 day workshop for Permaculture Sydney West members. Proposed date...

Seed Savers 23rd June 2018 marcotting

A little bit of a lesson was thrown in this month as Annette showed the group how to propagate from a woody plant with a method known as marcotting, or air layering. It is a type of plant propagation that involves rooting of part of a stem while it is still attached to the parent plant. Marcotting reduces the time it takes for a new tree to produce fruit.

Western Weekender- Article

The Western Weekender article features a story on Nevin Sweeney, the current President of PSW, and his living sustainably in the suburbs. You can see the article here

GOOF – Series on offer

Urban Permaculture in Practice For a comprehensive information on workshops and services we offer! PSW offers a range of workshops that teach you all you need to know about living more sustainably. Several Western Sydney Councils (Parramatta, Penrith,  Blacktown,...

Home Made Natural Body Products-Recipes

Recipes Toothpaste   2 Tablespoons of Coconut Oil 2 to 3 Tablespoons Baking Soda 1/4 tspn sweetener of some description (Stevia) A few drops of peppermint essence for flavour. Lip balm 80ml Oil (olive or coconut) 10g Beeswax (shaved ready for melting) 5 gm Cocoa...

Tips for water saving + Nev’s Challenge

Water saving article by member -Theresa Nev's Challenge One day a week challenge registration-download here As we head into the warmer months, and with the price of water having recently increased, it’s a timely reminder to remember to conserve water where we can....