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Taraband Permaculture Demonstration site
Taraband Permaculture Demonstration site
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14 Norna Drive , Crowea, Western Australia, AU
0428 546 367
Climate zone:
Warm Temperate

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Taraband Permaculture Demonstration site

Project Type

Urban, Rural, Residential, Demonstration, Educational

Project Summary

5 Acre Demonstration site zoned - Rural Residential.

Project Description

Developing a place where people can see permaculture in action on a medium scale. Workshops for education will be run to provide empowerment to many people. 

This property has 2 huge ponds and a 30ft geodesic hothouse in place... Already growing Banana and papaya, cranberries, many perenial herbs and vegetable - these are automatically watered from the ponds by solar powered reticulation system.This will be developed into a large aquaponic system and the main nursery.

A small yurt overlooks the main pond - is good for camping out but not ready for habitation yet. Plan is to move close and work from afar till the main shed/house is built to lock up. THEN the artistic license can commence. 

Plans are being finalised for a shed & house under the main roof with eco loo, solar power, reed bed grey water system, wood fire stove and cob oven - a fire pit also will be built in stone.

Main crop zone will be built to contour.I have an 'ampitheatre' patchwork quilt design of colour and diversity planned. This will be aesthetically appealing. Included in the design is an extensive medicinal herbery. We will make our own soaps, salves and medicinal remedies.

Trout are already in one pond. 5 types of frog, purple swanp hens, wrens and robins live in the thick brush at one pond end, where the bee hives will be placed for protection form the wind. 

A 3m x 3m storeroom/pantry is planned off the kitchen to accommodate the additional preserves and dried foods.

I will set up a Chook tractor (have chooks and electric netting already) and rabbit breeding program (have 2 rabbits so hoping these will breed like the proverbial...)Little hutches, nesting and roosting boxes are already built. 

Pigmy goats, geese and ducks are also on the plan. 

A small swale tree growing system will be implemented in time.


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