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Gap Creek
Gap Creek
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Martinsville, NSW, AU
Climate zone:
Warm Temperate

Adrian King Chris Wallis Hoby Butchart james neate Leisa Cox matt relf Michelle Stephenson Paul Luscombe Tia Kierath Valeria Andrews Yee Tong
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Gap Creek

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Rural, Educational

Project Summary

Gap Creek: Lifestyle Permaculture Property - Creating a no commitment environment which is both supportive for the residents and resilient in the face of a few months without upkeep.

Project Description

Gap Creek is a 16 hectare property situated at the bottom of the Watagan National Park, SW of Newcastle, NSW. The property is approximately square and situated on a west facing hill. The western border is "Gap Creek" sloping up through rainforest and wetlands to approximately 5 hectares of cleared grassy meadow followed by dry sclerophyll continuing to the ridgeline and into the state forest.

Tree Frog Permaculture begun the permaculture transformation in October 2010 and have been working with the owners to create their dreams. So far there are a number of swales, a food forest, the beginning of an orchard and market garden and of course a veggie garden. 

There has also been strong focus on controlling invasive "weed" species and allowing the succession of local native rainforest, especially around the riparian zone.



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