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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.

New Season Opening Hours

Don’t Forget. Winter to Spring Extended Nursery Opening Hours.

Autumn 2018 Nursery Plants

New 2018 season nursery plants. All Grown right here in our Permaculture Nursery.

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.

Summer Opening Hours – Nursery & Farm

Its November and its Summer Opening Hours at the nursery and farm.
– Friday to Sunday 10am to 5pm.
Permaculture Nursery – ‘locally owned, locally grown’.

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.

Windbreak Trees and Shrubs for Geraldton

Protect your gardens and sanity. Windbreak selection for Geraldton and Midwest Western Australia. Featured photo shows section of our easterly windbreak around our Food and Seed Gardens, with dual use interior firebreak and vehicle track.

Connect to those who have Inspired Us!

Here is a list of links to those who have inspired us and influenced our work.

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Now you can grow heirloom veges acclimatised to the Geraldton region. Organically grown, they are fresh, full of life and end up healthy and delicious.Vegetables and seed saving.
In 1991, I met Jude and Michel Fanton in Byron Bay during a Permaculture Design Certificate course. They started up the Australian Seedsavers Network. This is where I learned about the dramatic loss of old vegetable and herb varieties in Australia. I visited and volunteered in their gardens and was amazed to discover a incredible diversity of different colour, shaped and incredibly tasty heirloom varieties. I learned about how plants can be acclimatised to local conditions and how important it is to grow these varieties for successful crops. Shortly after this time, I realised that we didn't have any such resource in the Midwest. I decided to collect, trial and acclimatise varieties for the Geraldton midwest Australia region. Twenty seven years later we have a seed bank which we now make available to the public through Yilgarn Seeds.https://drylands.org.au/seeds/
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August 10th, 7:34 am

Vegetables and seed saving.
In 1991, I met Jude and Michel Fanton in Byron Bay during a Permaculture Design Certificate course. They started up the Australian Seedsavers Network. This is where I learned about the dramatic loss of old vegetable and herb varieties in Australia. I visited and volunteered in their gardens and was amazed to discover a incredible diversity of different colour, shaped and incredibly tasty heirloom varieties. I learned about how plants can be acclimatised to local conditions and how important it is to grow these varieties for successful crops. Shortly after this time, I realised that we didn't have any such resource in the Midwest. I decided to collect, trial and acclimatise varieties for the Geraldton midwest Australia region. Twenty seven years later we have a seed bank which we now make available to the public through Yilgarn Seeds.https://drylands.org.au/seeds/
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August 9th, 7:30 pm

 

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Thank you on job well done 🌱💚

Danica Heydenrych

Jaimee Skrutvold

Wildflowers are coming out and here are a few to watch out for. The wonderful Mulla Mullas. We have grown the Tall Mulla Mulla this year. It is available in tubestock.

We are open Thurs to Mon. 10.00am - 5.00pm
333 David Road,
Drylands Permaculture Farm
Waggrakine, ph: 0899381628
Local people, Local Plants, Local Wisdom
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August 3rd, 7:24 pm

 

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Have u got any banksia seedlings 🌱

Great little nursery Great advice Great prices

LOVE mulla mulla’s

Zaiemah Doley

Our Story:
After transforming our own property from a wind blown sand bowl to a dryland oasis we gained substantial knowledge of what grows well in the area. Since 1989 we've been able to offer the midwest community local natives and multi-use plants suited to our region.

We propagate all our own stock from seeds and/or cuttings. For many years we were mainly wholesale growers for farmers and revegetation projects but we now extend our plant selection and expertise to the public. We are a not for profit environmental organisation who care about people getting the right information and access to local plants that grow well.

Whether you live by the ocean, or inland, we have plants suitable for your home garden, hobby farm or rural property. Come and visit our special place, we will be more than happy to share and help you out with any queries or advice.

Visit our website drylands.org.au/plants for more information, including our latest catalogue.

We are open Thursday to Monday, 10.00am to 5.00pm.
333 David Road, Waggrakine.
Local people, local plants, local wisdom.
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July 27th, 8:32 am

Our Story:
After transforming our own property from a wind blown sand bowl to a dryland oasis we gained substantial knowledge of what grows well in the area. Since 1989 we've been able to offer the midwest community local natives and multi-use plants suited to our region.

We propagate all our own stock from seeds and/or cuttings. For many years we were mainly wholesale growers for farmers and revegetation projects but we now extend our plant selection and expertise to the public. We are a not for profit environmental organisation who care about people getting the right information and access to local plants that grow well.

Whether you live by the ocean, or inland, we have plants suitable for your home garden, hobby farm or rural property. Come and visit our special place, we will be more than happy to share and help you out with any queries or advice.

Visit our website drylands.org.au/plants for more information, including our latest catalogue.

We are open Thursday to Monday, 10.00am to 5.00pm.
333 David Road, Waggrakine.
Local people, local plants, local wisdom.
... See MoreSee Less

July 26th, 7:38 pm

Our Story: After transforming our own property from a wind blown sand bowl to a dryland oasis we gained substantial knowledge of what grows well in the area. Since 1989 weve been able to offer the midwest community local natives and multi-use plants suited to our region. We propagate all our own stock from seeds and/or cuttings. For many years we were mainly wholesale growers for farmers and revegetation projects but we now extend our plant selection and expertise to the public. We are a not for profit environmental organisation who care about people getting the right information and access to local plants that grow well. Whether you live by the ocean, or inland, we have plants suitable for your home garden, hobby farm or rural property. Come and visit our special place, we will be more than happy to share and help you out with any queries or advice. Visit our website drylands.org.au/plants for more information, including our latest catalogue. We are open Thursday to Monday, 10.00am to 5.00pm. 333 David Road, Waggrakine. Local people, local plants, local wisdom.

 

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Contact Details

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

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

Seasonal Opening Times

April-October: Thursday to Monday
November-March: Friday to Sunday

10am to 5pm. Closed Public Holidays.

Drylands Foundation

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

Drylands Foundation

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: ‘Punky’ our Emu © J. Firth 2006

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

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