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We are helping celebrate 2017 National Tree Day Sunday, July 30th with a two for the price of one special on our Murchison Clawflower (Calothamnus quadrifidus) tubestock – $4.40 each! This weekend only.
A lovely local native from Wicherina that’s great for attracting nectar feeding birds and providing valuable habitat.
It’s a local provenance native – just what’s recommended by the good folks at Planet Ark.
Want locally grown plants suited to our Midwest but can’t make it out to our nursery in Waggrakine?
Sunday morning’s, 8am until 12 noon, we’re back at the Platform Markets, held at the old railway station in central Geraldton.
We bring down a good selection of wind and sun hardened plants for wind breaks, screening hedges, native feature and bird attracting plants.
Varieties includes – Yellow Plum, Budiah, Black Krim, Saint Pierre, Tigerella, Sweetie, Indian Mayan and Pink Ponderosa.
Not only can you have your very own tasty tomatoes acclimatised to our Geraldton and midwest region climate, but as open pollinated , non-GMO varieties you’ll be ale to save the seed from your tomato fruit and become a seed saver. How good is that!
Come in before they are all sold.
Julie, Naomi and Beck have been busy over the summer months in the Permaculture Nursery propagating new season trees, shrubs and ground covers for Geraldton and the Midwest region.
We have a large selection of local Wattles, Gums, Teatrees, Bottlebrushes and more. From Inland to coast. We have also grown a selection of our heirloom vegetable seedlings.
All plants are Sun and wind hardened. If you need any advice on the best plants for your place we are more than happy to help.
Winter Hours (April to October) 10-5 Thursday to Monday. Closed Public Holidays.
Permaculture Nursery – ‘locally owned, locally grown’
We’re located at 333 David Rd (North), on the corner of Tramway Rd, in Waggrakine, Geraldton.
Coming from the Northwest Coastal Hwy? Turn off at Tramway Rd, come all the way east until you reach the junction with David Rd (North), turn right and we’re immediately on the right.
Coming via Chapman Valley Rd? Please note David Rd (South) ends at Collins Rd. Turn right, then a quick left and you are onto David Rd (North). See you soon!
Here is a list of links to those who have inspired us and influenced our work.
- Bill Mollison, founder of Permaculture
- CERES, Community Environment Park, Melbourne, Australia
- Christopher Alexander, ‘Pattern Language’ – Architect & Author
- Damon Annison, Landscape Photographer, Aust.
- David Holmgren, co-originator of Permaculture
- Kibbutz Lotan, Permaculture Kibbutz, Israel
- Nader Khalili, Earth Architecture, California, USA
- Permaculture Assoc. of WA, Aust.
- Pollinators Inc., Geraldton, WA, Aust.
- Seed Savers Network (Jude & Michel Fanton), NSW, Aust.
- Soil Food Web Inc., (Prof. Elaine Ingham),
- Transition Culture, (Rob Hopkins), U.K.
- We are Arising, Sustainability Leadership, Aust.
- Willing Workers on Organic Farms, Australia
“May your food gardens flourish in the sands of the drylands‘. Julie Firth, 1996.
Seasonal Opening Times
333 David Rd (North), Waggrakine
Geraldton,Western Australia 6530
Tel. (08) 9938 1628
Seasonal Opening Times
April-October: Thursday to Monday
November-March: Friday to Sunday
10am to 5pm. Closed Public Holidays.
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