Two Agricultures, Not One

Article about peak phosphorous and the future of agriculture by John Michael Greer: http://www.realitysandwich.com/two_agricultures_not_one From the text: “Talking about the future after peak oil is a challenging thing. One of the things that makes it most...

Djanbung Gardens and Bamboo

Djanbung Gardens and Bamboo In Asia bamboo is a symbol of strength, flexibility, tenacity and endurance and for a world subject to climate change and an onslaught of natural disasters including a crisis of forest loss it could become a major remedy.   Bamboo...

Robyn’s Kitchen

Robyn’s Kitchen On an enjoyable Tuesday in June 2010 during the Post Harvest & Storage course, we co created some of Robyn’s kitchen goodies.  With a passionate food goddess at the helm, we set sail to destination...

Open day, June 2009

Open Day Report from a Colombian perspective – June 13th 2009 The students had been planning and organizing this day from the beginning of the year, it is the biggest day of the year for Djanbung Gardens. All the Permaculture magic comes out and invades the...

Open Day Program

Djanbung Gardens Open Day Program Saturday 13 June 10am First Tour 10.45 What is Permaculture? 11.15 Introduction to Bees and Bee Keeping 11.45 Understanding Seasons and the Sun 12.15 Chook Tractors Sustainable School Gardens with Michelle Taylor 1.00 Puppet Show Tour...

Al’s farm

AL’S FARM Al is one of the major suppliers of honey for this area. He currently has 8 bee hives. Usually he has around 16 hives but half he has lost to small hive beetle.  Opening the hive. Before opening up the hive he showed the flight path of the bees as they...

BAMBOO: The Wood That Would Be King!

Bamboo, the king of wood? Bamboo is arguably the most versatile plant on the planet. By far, it is the most prolific of all plants. In China bamboo is the symbol of longevity and in India it is the symbol of friendship. Technically a grass, bamboo is the fastest...