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Wicking Gardens for Summer Proof Gardening

Grow Your Own Wicking Gardens In this 2 hour course we will help you: See how wicking and closed wicking systems work and what makes them different to grandmas pots in saucers make your own wicking pot from pre-loved items turn your favourite pots into wicking beds explore alternatives to glue or plastics – how can cement be waterproof? see food plants that thrive in wicking beds choose easy food water plants reduce the risk of mosquitoes in your garden understand local fauna like water-dragons, frogs and dragon flies discuss your own water challenges and strategies to minimise plant losses …

Wicking Gardens for Summer Proof Gardening

Grow Your Own Wicking Gardens In this 2 hour course we will help you: See how wicking and closed wicking systems work and what makes them different to grandmas pots in saucers make your own wicking pot from pre-loved items turn your favourite pots into wicking beds explore alternatives to glue or plastics – how can cement be waterproof? see food plants that thrive in wicking beds choose easy food water plants reduce the risk of mosquitoes in your garden understand local fauna like water-dragons, frogs and dragon flies discuss your own water challenges and strategies to minimise plant losses …

Real Taste Of Brazil – Cooking On Traditional Outdoor Wood Stove

A delicious and inspiring workshop for cooks and creative hands. Learn to build your own Brazilian stove and how to cook on it. What makes authentic Brazilian food amazing? It’s the flavoursome ingredients, Brazilian cheer, and most of all, the special wood-fire stove. Florence, a qualified Brazilian Chef and permaculture grower will show you how to make unique Brazilian dishes on the new traditional wood stove called the Fogao a lenha. When you arrive at our permaculture food forest we will share welcoming handmade treats including pao de queijo (traditional cheese puffs) and Suco de Caju (juice of Caju – …

Real Taste Of Brazil – Cooking On Traditional Outdoor Wood Stove

A delicious and inspiring workshop for cooks and creative hands. Learn to build your own Brazilian stove and how to cook on it. What makes authentic Brazilian food amazing? It’s the flavoursome ingredients, Brazilian cheer, and most of all, the special wood-fire stove. Florence, a qualified Brazilian Chef and permaculture grower will show you how to make unique Brazilian dishes on the new traditional wood stove called the Fogao a lenha. When you arrive at our permaculture food forest we will share welcoming handmade treats including pao de queijo (traditional cheese puffs) and Suco de Caju (juice of Caju – …

Powerpots – Growing Food Indoors

The Great Indoors There is a world of food you can grow indoors or on a balcony. In fact, some of our favourite foods prefer to be indoors. Here are our best indoor potted plants: Kang kong Mint Shallots Thai basil Tumeric Ginger Choko – super easy to grow and has nutitrious leaves Sweet Potato – edible leaves, pretty green and purple vine Two great medicinal plants to grow indoors are Aloe Vera and Houseleek Sempervivum. They are both excellent salves if someone gets injured or and insect bite. Indoor Plants with Impressive Stature Sugarcane (big sunny corner plant – …