Permaculture Garden Open Days/Permaculture Farm Tours

16/02/2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Brogo Permaculture Gardens, 397 Hawkshead Road, Brogo, NSW

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Date/Time 16/02/2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Location Brogo Permaculture Gardens

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About

Brogo Permaculture Gardens is a 25-year-old permaculture demonstration farm on the beautiful south coast of NSW. John Champagne, highly respected permaculture teacher and consultant, designed it to showcase permaculture principles in action.

The Tour

During the 2-hour tour you will see:

  • Off grid, owner built, solar powered mudbrick home, with recycled timbers,

  • Owner built and council approved composting toilet and greywater system,

  • Solar hot water, wood cooking and hot water back up and heating

  • Integration of poultry into food systems

  • Native and exotic plant food systems including kitchen garden, citrus orchard and stone

  • fruit orchard

  • Bee keeping for pollination and honey production

  • Soil building techniques including: composting, chop and drop, mulch and companion

  • planting

  • Water harvesting, storage and percolation systems including rainwater collection, gravity

  • fed water system, ponds, dams and swales

  • A developing Asian herb garden

  • Plant propagation area for trees and kitchen garden seed raising area

  • Earthworks including food forests, swales and shelterbelt

Information and bookings here  A donation to Permafund is made by Brogo Permaculture Gardens from each Open Day