Maryborough Community Garden Open Day Fun

Maryborough Community Garden Open Day Fun

Last weekend I had the pleasure of being invited to speak at the Maryborough Community Garden Open Day. I gave a long and rambling but informative talk to an engaged audience, touching on permaculture principles, edible flowers and weeds, perennial vegetables and of...
Tomato: Know, Sow, Grow, Feast – Author talk and growing tips

Tomato: Know, Sow, Grow, Feast – Author talk and growing tips

Meet Karen Sutherland, co-author of Tomato: Know Sow Grow Feast. This is the season to plant your tomato plants, come along to learn about modern heirloom tomato growing, new and interesting varieties, sorting out pests and diseases, and getting the most out of your...
Edible native plants for small gardens

Edible native plants for small gardens

Find out what native plants you can grow and how to use them. Karen Sutherland brings her expertise in urban food growing to help us embrace Australian native edible plants. Select appropriate plants for your space, such as lemon myrtle or desert lime.
Manningham Home Harvest – Worm farms and Composting systems

Manningham Home Harvest – Worm farms and Composting systems

Learn how to recycle your organic waste at home with a compost bin or worm farm. Recycling organic materials has environmental and gardening benefits including: Improved soil quality, reduced waste going to landfill, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, improved water...