In 2007 WANATCA (the West Australian Nut and Tree Crop Association) folded due to falling membership. Their valuable information on nut and tree crop zones in WA is preserved … [Read more...] about WANATCA Fruit and Nut Tree Zones of Western Australia
Permaculture Plants: Their Selection, Propagation and Management.
Permaculture plants are key to self sufficiency and simple living on farms.
Permaculture design shows us where to put them, but in order to succeed we still need to choose the right varieties and species, as well as know how to propagate and manage them.
Here you’ll find all the information you need!
- Selecting the right fruit trees
- Species for year round livestock fodder
- Growing Herbs and How to Use Them Too!
- Growing vegetables for year round tucker
- Growing Zones for Nut and Tree Crops in WA.
- How to propagate your own plants from seeds and cuttings
- How to prune for a good yield
Organic gardening and farming methods are integral to an authentic self sufficiency lifestyle. If you'd like to learn more about organic methods click here.
Animal Fodder and Pasture Plants for Year Round Green Fodder Open range livestock feeding systems typically comprise rain-fed annual pastures. These conventional systems of animal fodder production are not as productive as Permaculture landscape design strategies incorporating perennial pastures, shrubs and trees. Here we examine why, and show how perennials boost … [Read more...] about Permaculture Livestock Feeding Systems
Growing herbs is integral to most Permaculture systems because of the myriad of benefits and uses they provide. Most, particularly evergreen herbs, are waterwise and drought tolerant, adding beauty and fragrance to the garden even under dry conditions. On top of their aesthetic appeal, herbs have many practical uses, which we talk more about below, including: Their … [Read more...] about Growing Herbs, and Using Them Too
A Permaculture guide to growing fruit trees organically. Even on a small urban block you can grow your own food! We cover fruit tree water requirements, how to choose the right varieties of fruit trees that will bear fruit in your situation, mix fruit tree and multi variety fruit trees, as well as tips on planting, pruning, and fruit tree care of for urban and small … [Read more...] about Growing Fruit Successfully