Permaculture Day 2019

Permaculture Day 2019 was held on 12th May at Endeavour Foundation Building in Manunda.  The day went really well thanks to our magnificent president Carol Laing and all her helpers. We had generous and enthusiastic support from local associations who came along to show us what they do and generously give free talks. We had […]

Permaculture Day 2019

Sunday 12th May 2019 | 10am to 3.30pm Venue: Hosted by Permaculture Cairns at Endeavour Foundation 4 Warner Street, MANUNDA Demonstrations, workshops, displays and talks: 10.00               Peter Max demonstration –  Growing Sprouts/Microgreens 10.30               Ishtar, FNQ Biodynamics – What is Biodynamics 11.00               Satya, FNQ Biodynamics demo – Pruning correctly 11.30 Jay, Organic Motion – Edible Landscapes […]

Workshop 4: Preparing the Soil and Planting Out

Saturday 27th April 2019 | 9am to 12 noon | Endeavour Foundation Building, 4 Warner Street, Manunda Topics covered in this workshop Incorporate organic matter, compost, manures and fertilizer as necessary Adjust pH if necessary Planting out seedlings and plants from Propagation workshop Ongoing maintenance and Pest control Notes. This will be a practical workshop. Bring […]

Workshop 3: Propagation Workshop

People chopping the herbs

Saturday 23 March 2019 | 9am – 12 noon | Endeavour Foundation 4 Warner Street,  Manunda Topics covered in this workshop: seed raising mixes how to plant seeds how to prick out and transplant seedlings potting up and planting out what seeds to plant for the tropics at this time of the year how to […]

Workshop 2: Compost and Worm Farm Workshop

Saturday 23rd February 2019 from 9.00am to 12.00noon. Venue: Endeavour Foundation 4 Warner Street Manunda Permaculture Cairns Series of Workshops for 2019 – Grow your own food in the tropics No. 2 Compost and Worm Farming Workshop Composting How to make compost: – in bins, in heaps, anarobically, aerobically, in stationary bins, with lots of effort […]

Permaculture Cairns Workshops Series 2019

Permaculture Cairns Workshops Series 2019 “Grow you own food in the tropics” Saturday 26th January 2019 9am to 12noon TURNING DIRT INTO SOIL The benefits of Organic Matter in the soil. Methods of increasing Organic Matter Soil Structure, Soil Conditioners, Minerals. There will be some practical work included in this workshop. BRING: hat, gloves, closed […]

“Grow your own food in the tropics” Series of Workshops in 2019 – 1st Workshop – How to turn dirt into soil

Permaculture Cairns – “Grow your own food in the tropics”    Series of Workshops in 2019 Workshop 1 – How to turn dirt into soil, Saturday 26th January 2019 9am to 12noon Presenter: Carol Laing Topics In this workshop: How to tell if you need Soil conditioners.   What is your soil like.  Adding Minerals, how to add. […]

Permi Day 2018

  Permaculture Cairns Permi day Saturday 5th May 10am to 3pm Come join us in celebrating International Permaculture Day What’s happening on the day Videos on Syntropic farming, How plants communicate and more Check out the Library and the Kitchen garden.  Find out more about worm farming or haybale gardening.  See the portable wicking bed […]

Meeting – March 20th 2018

Another year is well on the way and we are looking forward to sharing some permaculture experiences with you all. WHERE: Endeavour Foundation, 37 Hoare St, Manunda, Parking off Warner St. DATE: 20/03/2018 TIME: 6pm for a 6:30 Start All Welcome, Free for Members, $5 for Non-Members. Come and find out what Permaculture is about […]

Propogate your own plants and save money – 10th March 2018

Workshop Presenter :-  Carol Laing   In this workshop you will learn: –  to grow your own plants and vegetables from seeds, cuttings, divisions, bulbs and corms!     Workshop fee   $30.00 Members, $35 Non-Members   Registration and payment is essential to confirm your place. Register at Payments may be made at Cairns Penny […]