Permaculture In Action at: Hazelcombe Farm

About the “Permaculture In Action” series As I travel often and practice nomadic permaculture, I started a series of periodic blog posts describing the practical permaculture work I do in various places that I visit. I called this series “Permaculture In Action at: [people]’s”. In case you missed it, feel free to check the first Read more…

Permaculture Design Report Case

This week’s blog post presents a permaculture design report. It is a real case example of a design I have created for a friend. But first, let’s start with the basics so you know what to expect in the report. Permaculture Design Process Permaculture is a design science rooted in the observation of natural ecosystems Read more…

Landscape degradation & potential for regeneration

Travels Welcome to the Nunniong plains near Omeo, VIC. Beautiful one-day road trip around natural reserves, plains, hilltops, historic sites and wonderful views all around. As we were approaching the end of the track, these plains near Ensay North caught my attention. The poplars following the creek and the typical colours of the fall offered Read more…

Reed Beds as Greywater Treatment

Reeds in natural ecosystems Have you ever wandered along a lake, pond or river and noticed how reeds love having their feet in the water? These tall, grass-like plants of wetlands not only provide habitat for small mammals, dragonflies and birds, they also prevent erosion of the beds and banks of water bodies where they Read more…