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...
November 2018 about Bee Keeping

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...
Praying for Rain September 22nd September 2018

Praying for Rain September 22nd September 2018

Praying for Rain Although the day for Seed Savers dawned bright, sunny and cheerful – we all know in our hearts that it is really rain that we are praying for. Needless to say, our members turned out in droves with 40 people turning up to selflessly give up their time...
Spring is coming!! Seed savers 25th August 2018

Spring is coming!! Seed savers 25th August 2018

Spring is here!! Spring is coming!? Time to prepare the garden beds and plant seeds where they can be protected. 27 Different types of tomatoes were planted today. For other seeds we need to be a little more patient until the ground warms up. (rockmelon, corn,...

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...

This weekend- Seedsavers and the Garden Blitz

Seedsavers and the Garden Blitz Hello everyone, Spring approaches and our Seed Savers have been busy preparing for it! Come along next Saturday morning! a) learn about seed saving by practising with the experts b) enjoy a morning cuppa with friends c) take home some...

GOOF series in September

For all those who missed out on the current GOOF 1 Program (just completed), we are happy to announce that Parramatta Council has already approved the next one! Keep this date in mind: Saturday, September 1st. This program will be more in-depth than the evening series...

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...

Library posted by Chris Higgins

Hello all, Here is the Link to our library catalogue. https://permasydneywest.libib.com/ The Steve Carter library offers 92 books for loan to all of our members, for 1 month. All that is asked is a $2 fee for any overdue books past that to keep the library going with...