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Some Winter TLC with Permaculture Tea

Winter’s in full swing, but your immune system not? Keep colds and flu at bay with permaculture this May. Here’s something you can concoct straight from your garden… Prepping for Winter with Companion Plants If you planted turmeric in September/October last year, chances are they’ve just peaked and are ready for harvest. Luckily for you, […]

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Natural Healing with Permaculture and Herbs

Your permaculture garden doesn’t need chemicals to thrive, and neither should you! Steer clear of commercial meds and go ‘au natural’ instead. Your garden herbs just might have the healing powers you need to get you back on your feet. Healing Herbs of Permaculture You know what they say about an apple a day… But […]

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Inside the Permaculture Kitchen

Now that we’ve covered a few of the A to Cs of companion planting, let’s see what a harvest from your garden can concoct as far as recipes go. Step into our permaculture kitchen… Permaculture Gardening In-Season Seeing that February is around the corner, we thought it best to use compatible vegetables that fall into […]

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Companion Planting from A to C…

Going for a nature vs. nurture gardening approach? Reap the rewards with the permaculture principle of companion planting, without having to get too dirty! Here’s our guide… You’re my Companion. Help me Plant! And by companion we don’t mean in enlisting the help of your friends or better half in your gardening endeavours. Rather, planting […]

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A Lesson on Permaculture Gardens

So you’ve heard that Oaklands is empowering the Drakensberg community through permaculture. You have an idea what it’s about, but aren’t quite sure. Here’s a little crash course… What is Permaculture? A quick lesson in linguistics will get you somewhat closer to the answer. Permaculture is a combination of the words permanent and agriculture – […]