A look into the food forest at PRI Sunshine Coast.

Property tour June 2014

Flooding events are becoming more frequent

Onwards in 2014

As reports come in about record cold weather in the USA and Australia just experienced record heat in our state of Queensland, where apparently native bees have died and bats and flying foxes have fallen from the sky due to heatstroke, we at the Permaculture Research Institute Sunshine Coast are preparing for another busy year educating people to prepare for what may be coming.  Continue reading

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Picking from the outside in

More green abundance, love the kale!

More green abundance, love the kale!

Conventional growing and grocery shopping dictates that we buy a whole lettuce. A nice looking big round thing with all its leaves on. When shopping in your garden, it is quite different…  Continue reading

Not just dirt

Not just dirt

It came to my attention recently that a lot of people do not understand the importance of healthy soil. People are very concerned about pests and disease in their garden. Slugs, caterpillars, moths and numerous other critters that seem to make a scrumptious meal out of the fruits and vegetables so lovingly tended in backyards. Molds and fungus that inexplicably appear on otherwise healthy looking plants.  Continue reading