Welcome!

Welcome to the Outer Eastern Permaculture Swap! Join us for the latest, seasonal home produce from friendly, local gardeners.  Take home some fresh food, interesting plants and more inspiring tips to bring your gardens alive.  Put the next date on your calendars! Thanks

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Welcome!

Welcome to the Outer Eastern Permaculture Swap! Join us for the latest, seasonal home produce from friendly, local gardeners.  Take home some fresh food, interesting plants and more inspiring tips to bring your gardens alive.  Put the next date on your calendars! Thanks

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January 2021 Swap @ Bayswater North

It was great to be able to meet back again in the new year. Fortunately the forecasted thunderstorms held off!

January 2021 Swap @ Bayswater North

It was great to be able to meet back again in the new year. Fortunately the forecasted thunderstorms held off!

2020 Swapped

We are all looking forward to the new year when we can start getting back to normal and do much more. So let’s look at 2020 and farewell it… We started off the year with Ellen showing us how to

2020 Swapped

We are all looking forward to the new year when we can start getting back to normal and do much more. So let’s look at 2020 and farewell it… We started off the year with Ellen showing us how to

December 2020 Swap @ Bayswater North

It was good to be back! While I was rather rusty (mostly due to the additional CovidSafe stuff to do), everyone was raring to go! Look at the variety of tomato seedlings…

December 2020 Swap @ Bayswater North

It was good to be back! While I was rather rusty (mostly due to the additional CovidSafe stuff to do), everyone was raring to go! Look at the variety of tomato seedlings…

New State Government regulations for household fruit netting in Victoria

This was published in the City of Boroondara’s Living for our Future e-news and is relevant to all Victorian home gardeners. We are still ok for this season but we should start thinking of alternatives for next year. For more

New State Government regulations for household fruit netting in Victoria

This was published in the City of Boroondara’s Living for our Future e-news and is relevant to all Victorian home gardeners. We are still ok for this season but we should start thinking of alternatives for next year. For more

DIY reusable face shields with only a pair of scissors

With the COVID-19 coronavirus still making its rounds, the use of face mask is becoming more common, if not required.  In fact, it is becoming kind of a fashion statement! One of our boys use face shields at his work

DIY reusable face shields with only a pair of scissors

With the COVID-19 coronavirus still making its rounds, the use of face mask is becoming more common, if not required.  In fact, it is becoming kind of a fashion statement! One of our boys use face shields at his work

Rhubarb Cake

ISOLATION-style 8th anniversary

Alas, we could not have a swap today due to wet weather.  Anyway, it is to be expected right in the middle of winter.  But it is our 8th anniversary.  While these are very special times and we can’t meet

Rhubarb Cake

ISOLATION-style 8th anniversary

Alas, we could not have a swap today due to wet weather.  Anyway, it is to be expected right in the middle of winter.  But it is our 8th anniversary.  While these are very special times and we can’t meet

COVID-19 Victorian Restrictions Easing

We are gradually restarting our swap meets as the Victorian restrictions are easing in the following month.  Please check our Facebook page for details of events.

COVID-19 Victorian Restrictions Easing

We are gradually restarting our swap meets as the Victorian restrictions are easing in the following month.  Please check our Facebook page for details of events.

Sharkfin melon aka figleaf gourd

Cucurbita ficifolia is known by many names – sharkfin melon, figleaf gourd, black seeded pumpkin and more.  Those few names describe this squash well.  The flesh is in the form of strands that is very similar to sharkfin while the

Sharkfin melon aka figleaf gourd

Cucurbita ficifolia is known by many names – sharkfin melon, figleaf gourd, black seeded pumpkin and more.  Those few names describe this squash well.  The flesh is in the form of strands that is very similar to sharkfin while the

Two-in-one recipe: Strawberry guava jelly and paste

I love recipes that hardly have any waste and this is one of those plus you get yummy products.  Our strawberry guavas are early this year.  Not only that, they are also large and juicy.  The downside is that they

Two-in-one recipe: Strawberry guava jelly and paste

I love recipes that hardly have any waste and this is one of those plus you get yummy products.  Our strawberry guavas are early this year.  Not only that, they are also large and juicy.  The downside is that they

Homemade organic raw apple cider vinegar

We are right in the middle of autumn which means it’s apple season!  If you grow chemical-free apples or have a good supply of it, you will be interested to make your own apple cider vinegar.  You don’t need any

Homemade organic raw apple cider vinegar

We are right in the middle of autumn which means it’s apple season!  If you grow chemical-free apples or have a good supply of it, you will be interested to make your own apple cider vinegar.  You don’t need any