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Welcome to Our Farm

Permaculture Seed and Food Gardens

Organically Grown Seed and Food Gardens

Local Native and Permaculture Plants

Large range of sun and wind hardened plants grown for our Midwest region

Working with Nature in our Drylands

Welcome to our Farm.

Located in Geraldton, Western Australia we demonstrate dryland Permaculture and environmental conservation.

We operate as a not-for-profit – The Drylands Foundation.

Seeds

Non-GMO, Organic vegetable and herb heirloom seeds

Plants

Locally grown for Geraldton and our Midwest

Garden Honey

Chemical Free, Hand Harvested Honey

Learn

Permaculture: Sustainability by Design

Contribute

Participate and make a Difference to our Drylands

About Us

Located in Geraldton, in the Midwest of Western Australia we demonstrate the practical application of Permaculture and environmental conservation.

We operate as a not-for-profit environmental organisation – The Drylands Foundation.

Our enterprises that fund our work in conservation and sustainability include:

Drylands Permaculture Nursery

Local native and multi-use plants for Geraldton and the Midwest Western Australia
‘locally owned, locally grown’

Garden Honey

Harvested by hand from our Bees that forage from our Permaculture Gardens and Native Tree Crops
‘Chemical Free, Hand Harvested Honey’

Yilgarn Seeds

Non-GMO, Open pollinated vegetable and herb heirloom seeds; and endemic native seeds
‘Protecting regional biodiversity and food security’

We offer environmental education and sustainability training as Permaculture practitioners, and are hosts for ‘Willing Workers On Organic Farms’ (WWOOF) and HelpX.

Tours of our farm and volunteering opportunities are available for individuals and organisations interested in learning more about Permaculture and sustainability in drylands environments.

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We are potting up again this Sunday- 10.00am - 1.00pm
It will be 35C and we will be working under shade.
Had a great day last Sunday with 100's of plants repotted and looking fantastic in their new white bags. Thankyou to all our helpers last week, you did a wonderful job.

Bring a hat, gloves (optional), your waterbottle and a friend, the more hands the merrier!
We will teach you all you need to know if you have never done it before and want to give it a go.
Please note this is an adult event and not suitable for young children or pets. We will provide a cup of tea if you would like to bring something to eat and share you are welcome.
After the event we can show new interested participants the progress of our strawbale teaching building!

More nursery volunteer days over the next few Sundays for those that are keen, we will be doing a range of activities including striking cuttings, seeding, filling tubes and more....

Drylands Permaculture Farm
333 David Road,
Waggrakine WA 6530
Phone 99381628
Local people, local plants, local wisdom
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January 17th, 9:04 pm

We are potting up again this Sunday- 10.00am - 1.00pm It will be 35C and we will be working under shade. Had a great day last Sunday with 100s of plants repotted and looking fantastic in their new white bags. Thankyou to all our helpers last week, you did a wonderful job. Bring a hat, gloves (optional), your waterbottle and a friend, the more hands the merrier! We will teach you all you need to know if you have never done it before and want to give it a go. Please note this is an adult event and not suitable for young children or pets. We will provide a cup of tea if you would like to bring something to eat and share you are welcome. After the event we can show new interested participants the progress of our strawbale teaching building! More nursery volunteer days over the next few Sundays for those that are keen, we will be doing a range of activities including striking cuttings, seeding, filling tubes and more.... Drylands Permaculture Farm 333 David Road, Waggrakine WA 6530 Phone 99381628 Local people, local plants, local wisdom

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January 12th, 6:42 am

Got an hour up your sleeve today and feel like being around plants and other plant people. Come and join us.

This Sunday! Do you have time to join us in our annual native plant pot up? Love to see you there.. 10.00am to 1.00pm.
Forecast for 31C . Bring a friend, the more hands the merrier! We will teach you all you need to know if you have never done it before and want to give it a go.
Please note this is an adult event and not suitable for children or pets.
We will provide a cup of tea if you would like to bring something to eat and share you are welcome.
(and with a bonus... After the event we can show interested participants the progress of our strawbale teaching building!)
More potting up over the next few Sundays for those that are keen.

Drylands Permaculture Farm
333 David Road,
Waggrakine WA 6530
Phone 99381628
Local people, local plants, local wisdom
... See MoreSee Less

January 11th, 8:14 pm

This Sunday! Do you have time to join us in our annual native plant pot up? Love to see you there.. 10.00am to 1.00pm. Forecast for 31C . Bring a friend, the more hands the merrier! We will teach you all you need to know if you have never done it before and want to give it a go. Please note this is an adult event and not suitable for children or pets. We will provide a cup of tea if you would like to bring something to eat and share you are welcome. (and with a bonus... After the event we can show interested participants the progress of our strawbale teaching building!) More potting up over the next few Sundays for those that are keen. Drylands Permaculture Farm 333 David Road, Waggrakine WA 6530 Phone 99381628 Local people, local plants, local wisdom

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Can I come the next Sunday u r doing this as have 3 years nursery experience

Just reading this! Can you have another one ?😂 I hope it went well Julie. Sorry to have missed this cos I would love to see the building progress... Well done guys 👍😁

I would love to come and learn.

Tammy Noden you might be interested. Julie is the gardening guru of Geraldton and a neighbour of yours 😊 (next Sunday too).

Yes, I have heard alot about her. Just haven't had the time to pop up there.

only wish we could be there!!

Tammy Noden

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Latest News from our Farm

Summer Seasonally Closed until April

Seasonally closed until April.
Permaculture Nursery – ‘locally owned, locally grown’.

Thanks Naomi

Farewell to Naomi our Nursery and Seed Garden Assistant.

New Season Bean and Pea Seeds

New season Yilgarn Seeds heirloom beans and peas. We’ve been harvesting and cleaning some of our bean and peas varieties.

Flowering Shrubs on our Farm

Flowering Hakeas, Sennas and Grevilleas Shrubs around our Permaculture Farm.

Revegetation on our Permaculture Farm

Seasonal Revegetation and its benefits at the Drylands Permaculture Farm.

Local Native Plants for Revegetation and Landscaping Projects

Seedlings and Plants for Revegetation and landscaping projects in the Midwest.

How to Choose our Plants

Needing to find plants which will suit your needs? Our display tables group our plants by form and characteristics. We also produce our own labels that provide information specifically for our climate and soils.

Windbreaks for Geraldton – Fiery Bottlebrush

Fiery Bottlebrush (Callistemon pheoniceus) – Colourful Red flowering shrub. Great screening and windbreak shrub.

Windbreaks for Geraldton – Dongara Mallee

Drop in to our nursery for tubestock of sun hardened Dongara Mallees. These are great coastal windbreak and screening mallee trees that suit alkaline soil, that also grow well further inland.

Windbreaks for Geraldton – Jam Trees

Acacia acuminata – Commonly known as Raspberry Jam Tree, an excellent small windbreak and privacy screening trees. On our farm, our Jam trees provide shade for our goose and chicken pens, and provide forage for our bees.

Contact Details

Drylands Foundation
333 David Rd (North), Waggrakine
Geraldton,Western Australia 6530

Tel. (08) 9938 1628
Mob. 0458 38 1628
Email. info@drylands.org.au

Opening Times

Seasonally Opening in April
or by appointment

Drylands Foundation

Drylands Permaculture Farm
333 David Rd (North)
Waggrakine, Geraldton
Western Australia

The Drylands Permaculture Farm, is managed by the Drylands Foundation, a not-for-profit environmental organisation.

The Foundation utilises the Farm, to promote and demonstrate environmental sustainability and conservation through social enterprise.

Photo: Flamefruit Cactus © J. Firth 2006

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