The Mandala Market Garden

The Mandala Market Garden

The mandala garden continues to develop and flourish, with emphasis now on its production with  the construction phase complete. Sunflowers are beaming from one of the gardens along with beans and squash producing bountiful quantities. Potatoes are standing proud and...
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...