Permablitz Pascoe Vale

August 31, 2013

August 31, 2013

10:00 am To 5:00 pm

Pascoe Vale, VIC

Event Description

Permablitz #145: Pascoe Vale

Saturday 31 August 2013, 10:00am – 05:00pm

Help make the dream of semi-self-sufficiency a reality!
This large Pascoe Vale block will need many hands to create a magnificent food forest garden complete with mandala keyhole intensive garden beds for crops, chook and compost rotation.
 On the day you will learn how to:

– design a food forest garden

– treat grey water with a banana mulch pit

– set up a crop rotation system

– build a simple chook tractor/hot compost system

– build a chook run and straw yard

– design a swale system

– plant and prune fruit trees

What to bring:

– Gloves

– Spades, shovels

– Wheelbarrow (if possible)

– Spare seedlings, shrubs and cuttings (we’ll take anything you’ve got, it’s a huge space!) – Your own coffee cup!

For more information and a detailed plan visit:

Organizers

Permablitz

http://www.permablitz.net

Short description—organiser

Permablitz (noun): An informal gathering involving a day on which a group of at least two people come together to achieve the following:
  • create or add to edible gardens where someone lives
  • share skills related to permaculture and sustainable living
  • build community networks
  • have fun
Permablitzes are free events, open to the public, with free workshops, shared food, where you get some exercise and have a wonderful time.

Contact Information

fuchsiathefirst@yahoo.com.au

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