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GOOF 2 (Grow Our Own Future)

GOOF 2 (Grow Our Own Future)

“Interesting, energetic workshop packed with useful tips for living sustainably in the city. Taught by people who practise what they preach.” Brought to you by Parramatta Council in collaboration with the Permaculture Sydney West Education Team: Nevin, Greg and Vera....
Sydney Edible Garden Trail

Sydney Edible Garden Trail

The Sydney Edible Garden Trail is a celebration of the myriad of ways that Sydney residents are creating food security, saving money and the environment, while enjoying the health benefits of home grown fruit and veg. Backyard growers, large and small, north of the...
Diego Bonetto -Happy Foraging

Diego Bonetto -Happy Foraging

Hello everyone, What an entertaining and informative guest speaker we had at last Monday night’s meeting! True to his word, Diego has sent through some information and links for anyone who would like to find out more on the subject. African olives> Olea...
Galston Open Gardens

Galston Open Gardens

Fri 18th, Sat 19th and Sun 20th October, 2019 Galston Garden Club will be opening 9 outstanding acreage gardens from 9.30am to 4.30pm each day. ALL of this year’s are new the Northholm Grammar School agricultural facilities are open for the first time. Pamela and Hugh...
Recipe for Sauerkraut

Recipe for Sauerkraut

Recipe for Sauerkraut Choose good salt high in minerals. Massage and bruise. Cabbage fibre walls start collapsing (becoming limp) Check again for salt after 1 hr. Add your herbs or flavours. Carraway, cumin. Bottle the sauerkraut – Make sure all leaves are submerged...
Seedsavers- user group created

Seedsavers- user group created

Hi all Just wanted to let you know that I have created a group on Facebook for all who are interested in PSW Seed Savers. You can leave your stories, ask questions, share hints and tips — this page is for you. Just one request please, keep it to seeds and edible...
Seedsavers – 27th April 2019

Seedsavers – 27th April 2019

We had another glorious Saturday perfect for Seed Savers. Seedlings from last month were transplanted from trays to individual posts. Planted this month were seeds of 67 varieties: Aquilegia, 2 types of beetroot, broccolini, 4 types of cabbage, celtuce, 3 types of...
SEED SAVERS- FEBRUARY 2019

SEED SAVERS- FEBRUARY 2019

23rd Feb 2019Our first Seed Savers get-together for 2019 saw 49 brave souls (including six children) turn up on a cold, drizzly, windy morning. Annette and Karlene have been our Coordinators for the past five years and have now handed the mantle over to Lynne and...
Lasts for the year

Lasts for the year

Lasts for the year. Last seedsavers, last seedling delivery to schools, last seedling delivery to member’s backyard blitz, last community garden drop off, last clean out of the greenhouses, last seed cleaning and packaging.  Last minute saving seeds Last time in...