EcoPOP – cooling Sydney’s streets…

An ecoPOP is a small and self-contained city oasis, boasting a simple, self-contained system of self-watering fruit trees, herbs, water collection and a worm farm. Intended to be installed in places like a median strip in a suburban street, they’re designed to incrementally offset the ‘heat island’ effect of urban streets, slow traffic, and create…

Cultivating soil, food and life with a ‘Gundaroo Tiller’ broadfork

The ‘Gundaroo Tiller’ is an Australian adaptation the traditional European broadfork, and an essential tool for our small market garden. It may look like just a big clunky fork-thing, but it is actually a finely tuned instrument of permaculture soil conditioning goodness. Truly. Famously, when Allan Yeomans‘ saw his first Gundaroo Tiller, he called it…