Home Made: 3 Bathtub Greywater System

Greywater is a fabulous, though often underused, household resource that should be used wherever possible. Here’s a home made 3 bathtub greywater system that’s simple but effective. If you live in an area where water is precious at certain times of year (and when is it not?) then catching, storing and using every drop you…

Permaculture Design Process 1: Writing a Goal Statement

So you want to create a permaculture design for your home, farm, verge or community. How exactly do you begin the design process? By forming a goal statement, that’s how. [justified_image_grid ids=”33193,33194,33195,33196″ caption=fade disable_cropping=no randomize_width=100] Goals Articulation When we clearly articulate our goals we are creating a powerful statement which we can then design by, and for.…

Permaculture Design: The Patch From Scratch, Sydney

So how do you design a patch from scratch with Permaculture Design? Here’s a breakdown of the backyard permaculture design Nick did for Organic Gardener Magazine’s ‘Patch From Scratch’ project. There’s not many things more iconic that the Aussie suburban backyard – hills hoist, kids under the sprinkler… But do you know what’s even better?…