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Seed Savers 23rd June 2018 marcotting

Seed Savers 23rd June 2018 marcotting

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...
GOOF series to start soon

GOOF series to start soon

Just to let you know, GOOF series in the Parramatta area starts again soon, to get more information, please visit the PSW website Don’t miss out, register NOW Share...

PSW YouTube channel-subscribe now

YouTube Channel We are pleased to inform our members that our YouTube channel is now up and running and we invite you to subscribe and help us to grow. We were unable to download the advertised movie for our July “Soup and movie” night, so we will be...
Seed Savers 26th May 2018

Seed Savers 26th May 2018

Cooler winter days have arrived, so we are growing artichokes, beetroot, bok choy, broccoli, cabbage, coriander, cress, fennel, kale, leek, lettuces, mizuna, mustard, parsley, 4 types of radish, silverbeet and tatsoi to eat. To keep our bee friends happy we planted...

Seed Savers – April 2018

PSW Seed Savers met on Saturday 28th April under what threatened to be rather dreary weather conditions. Overcast skies did not deter the enthusiastic team and we had 25 people attending regardless. As it turned out the rain held off just nicely (aside from a little...

International Permaculture Day

International Permaculture Day is happening soon – 6th May. Check this website and find locations of permy homes you can visit. https://permacultureday.org/ecategory/australia/ Remember to look up the PSW website for all other events and details. Have a great...
Retro Suburbia review by David Holmgren

Retro Suburbia review by David Holmgren

Chris, our Librarian would like you to know that the book Retro Suburbia has been recently added to our collection, if you would like to read a review visit Milkwood This book is dangerous. In its essence, Retrosuburbia invites and inspires us all to stay right where...
Seed Savers 24th Feb 2018

Seed Savers 24th Feb 2018

Our first seed saver meeting for 2018 arrived at long last. We had 33 at Seed Savers including 1 child and 4 visitors. With an empty nursery we were busy planting seeds. We planted 50 varieties of seeds this month. These were amaranth, 3 types of beetroot, bok choy, 3...
Western Weekender- Article

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 Share...
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