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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Dry salted shiso leaves

I meant to post this in summer/autumn when all your shiso leaves are nice and ready to pick but those months were spent getting back into routine for the swap meets, with additional COVID-safe procedures. I was finally catching up

Dry salted shiso leaves

I meant to post this in summer/autumn when all your shiso leaves are nice and ready to pick but those months were spent getting back into routine for the swap meets, with additional COVID-safe procedures. I was finally catching up

April 2021 Swap @ Bayswater North

Have a look at what was swapped in the middle of autumn, although it is feeling more like winter now, brrr! Sorry for scab-affected apples due to the summer rain but that wasn’t the major issue. We later found a

April 2021 Swap @ Bayswater North

Have a look at what was swapped in the middle of autumn, although it is feeling more like winter now, brrr! Sorry for scab-affected apples due to the summer rain but that wasn’t the major issue. We later found a

March 2021 Swap @ Bayswater North

Rats! I’ve just realised that I have forgotten to post photos of the March swap and it’s now April 😛 It was the rats in the garden distracting me – eating all our fruits. It seems many of us are

March 2021 Swap @ Bayswater North

Rats! I’ve just realised that I have forgotten to post photos of the March swap and it’s now April 😛 It was the rats in the garden distracting me – eating all our fruits. It seems many of us are

February 2021 Swap @ Bayswater North

It was good to be able to meet for the end of summer swap, just before the circuit-breaker lockdown!

February 2021 Swap @ Bayswater North

It was good to be able to meet for the end of summer swap, just before the circuit-breaker lockdown!

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