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The Tropical Permaculture Guidebook – order now

A gift of ‘permaculture knowledge’ from Timor-Leste The revised and expanded international edition is a comprehensive reference guide to tropical permaculture. This unique book provides practical information for anyone, regardless of experience. The guidebook expands and accelerates the understanding and application of permaculture. Designed as a training, programme and project base as well as a […]

Permaculture Education

The Permaculture Education Institute Would you like to be a qualified permaculture teacher? Have you dreamed of making a living from your permaculture skills and creating your own home-based ethical business? Would you love to offer permaculture classes in your community and beyond? Permaculture College Australia – at Djanbung Gardens Djanbung Gardens, designed by permaculture […]

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. […]