Author: Blake

  • Ecofiesta June 5-6 2010

    Im sure the Permaculture Townsville group are excited about participating in this years Ecofiesta as we will be holding a stall over both days, including plants for sale, information, demonstrations and movies. See your bright faces there ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • State of the Planet 2010 webcast at JCU

    Hi all โ€“ JCU will be part of this global event as a venue for the webcast. Come along, engage, learn, be part of the global event (party?) Please tell your friends and colleagues about this event & hang up the attached flyer. See you there!

  • Preparation for Ecofiesta

    Topics & activities: Pot up plants for ecofiesta Time and date: Sunday, 21st March, 2 – 5pm Where: Murrayโ€™s Place, 106 Wright Street, Wulguru What to Bring: Pots & containers for pots, plants, seeds, plate of food, something for the raffle. Hope to see you there!

  • First meeting of 2010

    First meeting of 2010 Topic: ideas for this year, Permablitz, ecofiesta, movie screening of permaculture clips. Time and date: Saturday, 13th feb 530pm Where: Trishโ€™s house, 9 Carbine crt, Kelso. What to Bring: Something for the raffle, Plate of food to share for dinner, A chair or cushion, A sense of humour and a smile;…

  • Yacon – Apple of the earth

    Just discovered this plant, I was about to buy some online but i thought id ask if anyone has any growing I can trade for somthing else? check the youtube clip if you havent heard of it:

  • November Meeting – A.G.M

    NOVEMBER MEETING A.G.M. end of year breakup, sunday 29th nov at the Aitkenvale library 2 to 5pm bring some food something for the raffle, and your idea’s for next year. look forward to seeing you all again

  • Permablitz?

    Anyone interested in doing permablitz in townsville? ill be getting a suburban property soon so ill be keen to do it straight up! have a look at the website:


    Cajanus cajan “Pigeon Pea” 2-4m legume Cultivated for over 4,000 years, seeds found in Egyptian burial vaults. Believed to have originated in India which remains the centre of its use as a staple food. Dehulled, split seed , or dhal, is rehydrated and cooked with spices to form a thick broth. Dahl contains about 20%…

  • Meeting – 20th Sep

    This meeting will be at the Aitkenvale library, 4 Petunia street. 2pm to 5pm We will also be showing some short permaculture movies ๐Ÿ™‚ + Remember to bring something for the raffle too. See you there!

  • Compost Energy

    This can also be scaled down to just heating water for a shower. By curling over 100m of black poly pipe into a hot composting pile and running water through it. Worked great for our PDC at Rosella Waters, we had nice hot water for the 2 weeks of the course ๐Ÿ™‚