milkwood blog

All About Feijoas: growing, harvesting + recipes

Hooray, it's feijoa season! Perfumed green fruits like no other, and the final harvest of our autumn. Here's a few tips for growing, harvesting and ea   Read More

How to Grow Great Garlic: a beginners guide

Garlic makes everything in life better. And since you can grow your own, quite easily, we thought it was time to write a beginners guide on how to gro   Read More

Holistic Decision Making: 5 Things with Dan Palmer

Making great decisions. Who doesn't want to learn how to do that? In our permaculture designs, in our families, our projects, and for ourselves on a d   Read More

Retrosuburbia: the downshifters guide to a resilient future

This book is dangerous. In its essence, Retrosuburbia invites and inspires us all to stay right where we are. Turning our suburbs upside down, to make   Read More

Making an Off-grid DIY Mushroom Fruiting House

Here's how we made a DIY off-grid mushroom fruiting house - for creating a humid forest simulation chamber, to grow LOTS of mushrooms right on our bac   Read More

27 Life Hacks for Permaculture Living

Want to design a better, earthier and more rewarding life with permaculture? Solutions-based thinking is not just for big design projects. Permacultur   Read More