Permaculture Ethics

Permaculture Ethics

“Are a guide to what is considered right and wrong in the relations among people and between people and the larger living world” – Earth Charter Permaculture is a design process to meet human needs while enhancing ecosystem health and it is less about what we...
What is Permaculture?

What is Permaculture?

“The word permaculture was coined by Bill Mollison and myself (David Holmgren) in the mid-1970’s to describe an integrated, evolving system of perennial or self-perpetuating plant and animal species useful to man. A more current definition of permaculture, which...
St Mary’s Green thumbs

St Mary’s Green thumbs

An article written in the Gatton Star about the School sustainability program I work on for many years by FRANCIS WITSENHUYSEN29th Mar 2016 2:30 PM ST MARY’S School sustainability garden has become a special place students can go to escape the craziness of the school...
Savour Soil Consults

Savour Soil Consults

“Savour Soils was recommended to us by a friend who had heard we had moved. As busy people, with only slightly ‘green’ thumbs, we were keen to engage a consultant who could provide a property-specific report, complete with local knowledge – so that we wouldn’t...
Seed library grows community sharing

Seed library grows community sharing

An article written in the Gatton Star about the seed library that we help start with our local Libraryby FRANCIS WITSENHUYSEN 2nd May 2018 1:21 PM​FROM little things, big things grow.Did you know there is a seed library where you can borrow seeds just like books?Any...