Designing the Warré honeybee apiary at Milkwood Farm has taken some protracted thought and planning. As well as designing for bee health, we’re also designing for educational access and best-practice Warré beekeeping, on a slightly tricky site. The site selected … Continued
Six weeks after constructing some zuni bowls as part of our watershed restoration, our structures are full of water for the first time! Exciting to see.
A hot day. A secret valley. A high hill. A shady billabong. And a whole afternoon, stretching out before us. Sometimes, you just gotta get off the farm. And go somewhere just over the ridge where the landscape rolls in … Continued
A zuni bowl is a riparian restoration technique involving rocks, water, biology and time. It’s a great way of dealing with a small headcut (or erosion which is about to become a headcut) in order to prevent that headcut continuing … Continued
On occasion, our two big water tanks at the very top of Milkwood Farm overflow. What to do with the intermittent extra water? It’s too precious to just drain away. Time to design a water catchment and planting plan to … Continued
Want to come and get your hands dirty while skilling-up for a future in permaculture and regenerative agriculture? Our next intern program might be just the ticket! >> Summer/Autumn internships: 25 Jan – 18 Apr 2012 at Milkwood Farm Big … Continued
We’ve all been a bit in love with bees around here, ever since we met Tim Malfroy. Actually I liked bees before that, but Tim got us seriously hooked. We’re now aiming to create a truly fabulous Warré apiary at … Continued