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Butterfly Workshop

Butterflies In Your Garden – If you want Butterflies in your garden you need to supply not only flowers for nectar but special host plants for the butterfly to lay its eggs on. As butterflies are “host specific” you need to know which butterflies lay their eggs on which plant, so come along to hear Jo Hammond on Saturday 15th November 2014 when she will be speaking from 10 am to 12 Noon. Gold Coast Permaculture Community Garden in Market […]

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Open day update.

Thanks firstly to all those who support us and volunteer for us and make these projects possible! If you have not heard, we have just opened our second project farm on the Gold Coast at Cararra, we had a great time at the opening day and thanks to the dedication of our volunteers it was enjoyed by many hundreds of people.   Our old farm at 270 Ferry Road saw around 6000 visitors a year,visitors popped in to buy plants,attend […]

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Butterflies

Butterfly Workshop with JO

Saturday 15th November 2014  From 10 am to 12 Noon  Gold Coast Permaculture Community Garden in Market Street Carrara  Cost is $20 or $10 concession.  We have been raising butterfly’s at home and at Gold Coast Permaculture thanks to some inspirational people. We have found it one of the most enjoyable and fascinating pastimes in the gardening world. Guess what,it’s so easy we teach kinder gardens to do it,not only that they are important pollinators and vital for a healthy […]

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Connected with 30+ community groups

Had 4,380+ people visit 270

Grow 135+ different plant species

Held 63 community workshops

Diverted & recycled 2.46 million kilograms of green waste

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    chris fly

    Butterflies In Your Garden – If you want Butterflies in your garden you need to supply not only flowers for nectar but special host plants for the butterfly to lay its eggs on. As butterflies are “host specific” you need to know which butterflies lay their eggs on which plant, so come along to hear Jo Hammond on Saturday 15th November 2014 when she will be speaking from 10 am to 12 Noon. Gold Coast Permaculture Community Garden in Market […]

    Read More
    volly

    Thanks firstly to all those who support us and volunteer for us and make these projects possible! If you have not heard, we have just opened our second project farm on the Gold Coast at Cararra, we had a great time at the opening day and thanks to the dedication of our volunteers it was enjoyed by many hundreds of people.   Our old farm at 270 Ferry Road saw around 6000 visitors a year,visitors popped in to buy plants,attend […]

    Read More
    Butterflies

    Saturday 15th November 2014  From 10 am to 12 Noon  Gold Coast Permaculture Community Garden in Market Street Carrara  Cost is $20 or $10 concession.  We have been raising butterfly’s at home and at Gold Coast Permaculture thanks to some inspirational people. We have found it one of the most enjoyable and fascinating pastimes in the gardening world. Guess what,it’s so easy we teach kinder gardens to do it,not only that they are important pollinators and vital for a healthy […]

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    Watch this space.

          Please share this with your friends,we would love to invite you all to our special day.  Watch this space.

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    overhead 1 year later

    Edible “weeds” workshop  with John Palmer, 13th September. This will be  great workshop,held at the beautiful Botanic gardens. John Palmer has a wealth of knowledge on this interesting subject.”Weeds” that are ideal companions to human health  can be found  easily at home or in the neighbor hood.These plants  assist support and promote good health.   Please follow the link for further details on booking. Bookings required click here for details. Ferry Road closed We have now closed at 270 Ferry […]

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      Hello Again Its time to keep on building our new site at Carrara,we are now officially in our transition phase from our wonderful old farm on Ferry Road to our new Urban Farm at Cararra .   Gold Coast Permaculture grew out of a group of people dedicated to investigating the possibilities of growing food in the city,community gardening,recycling,educating and creating a valuable natural assets like community gardens,that the wider community can use. We have really enjoyed most of our […]

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