Plant of the Month: Lettuce

Plant of the Month: Lettuce

How many varieties of lettuce can you name? If you’re like most people, the answer is about five: Iceberg, Cos, Salad Bowl, Oakleaf and Buttercrunch. Given that some, perhaps many, of you are members of Permaculture Sydney West, you can probably name a few more:...
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...
Seed savers – 24th June 2017

Seed savers – 24th June 2017

Another glorious sunny day for gardening. 20 members, 1 visitor from Permaculture North and 1 kid had fun in the sun. Our seedlings hadn’t grown much now we are well into cold winter weather and have just had the shortest day. We transplanted 9 varieties of plants...