Celebrate Bamboo

Bamboo arbour and fence using B. odhamii and B. tulda

Next annual Bamboo Workshop at Djanbung Gardens: Oct 12-14, 2011 Don’t miss this great hands-on workshop learning about growing, crafting and building with this amazing material Some interesting Bamboo facts… Bamboo is the most renewable building resource on Earth. Bamboo is also the fastest growing plant on Earth. It puts out more biomass per acre …

Growing Abundance – maximise your food self-reliance

With food prices set to continue to escalate over the coming years, it’s an important time to start taking the issue of food security to heart. Food security is something we can all participate in, by gardening at home, in community gardens and as small-scale producers. The Growing Abundance workshop series has something for everyone …

DJANBUNG GARDENS OPEN DAY

DJANBUNG GARDENS OPEN DAY Saturday 13th of June between 10am and 4pm GROW YOUR SOLUTIONS – MAKE THE TRANSITION! On Saturday the 13th of June, Djanbung Gardens will be featuring its annual open day, offering free Permaculture workshops, special guest speakers and the opportunity to explore the gardens of the world-class Permaculture training facility located …

Joe Polaischer – Tribute

Joe Polaischer, well known, highly respected and dearly loved permaculture teacher, farmer and pioneer past away, February 14, 2008, in New Zealand. Joe leaves the global permaculture community an incredible legacy of commitment and dedication to healing the earth. Over the past 18-plus years Joe has empowered and inspired hundreds, if not thousands, of people …

Party for the Planet – Robyn’s 100th PDC Celebration

On January 26th everyone is invited to Djanbung Gardens to celebrate sustainable initiatives and people in action to mark the completion of Robyn Francis 100th PDC  (Permaculture Design Course), January 11-25. There are still a few places on the course for late registrations. This milestone, which many colleagues claim is possibly a world-first, also coincides …