Welding for Women

Welding for Women

What can a group of women do in just a few hours having never welded before? Well… heaps. The small but very enthusiastic group of welders learned how to weld and work with metal; practiced a bit, then welded a metal frame that was broken for one of the women’s Ute....
Planting and Harvesting

Planting and Harvesting

We are currently working on our new Berry Garden to the south end of Bandusia. Our design incorporates berries, teas and quails in an anti aviary close to the kitchen door. The quails will be able to run through the garden get the occasional berry; have their dust and...
Compost, Compost, Compost!

Compost, Compost, Compost!

You can never have too much compost. And winter is the perfect time to make it using all those winter resources such as leaves and prunings. Here at PSI we have our unique 3-bin system; several bay systems; a banana circle; and our animals that are fantastic...
Mosaic Workshop

Mosaic Workshop

We had a wonderful mosaic workshop here a couple of weeks ago with April Sampson Kelly. Participants made tiles and a sundial that will be used in the garden. The fun, creativity, imagination and learning was apparent to...
Mulch, Mulch and much more Mulch

Mulch, Mulch and much more Mulch

We all know how important it is to mulch the garden heavily over the hot seasons to keep life and moisture in the soil but have you grown enough to keep you supplied in the garden or will you be running to Bunning’s and spending loads of money unnecessarily?  A bale...