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Tim Auld
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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No Small Dreams

No Small Dreams

Graceville, AU


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Mexico Corn - Demonstrating a Soil Microbiological Approach Ashmore Community Garden Permablitz Brisbane Kinesi Orphans Permaculture Project No longer at Eco Centro Soneva Fushi Nicola's Place
Anne Hertz ben grubb Ben Hamley Bron(wyn) Elliott Byron Moriarty Carly Gillham Carrie Jones Cheryl Smith Chris McLeod Craig Arnett David Braden david spicer Eileen Baker Emma Crameri emma schroeder Federico Lavarias Gordon Williams Ithatiane Antunes James Forth Jennie Vick Josef Blümel Leigh Hegg Lola Murray Luke Reade Maria Svennbeck Mark Brown Matthew Lynch Neil Bertrando Nick Huggins Ninfa Trevisan Oster thew Paul Young Pete Blake Rebekah Copas Robyn Francis rocío aliaga S Marler Sara Zweig Simon Chauvette Tegan Poustie Tim Oliver Tom Kendall Tracy Saunders Tristan Davis Vanessa Monge Augusto Fernandes
Adam Grubb Beau Horgan Bec R ben grubb Ben Hamley Brad Lancaster Bron(wyn) Elliott Carly Gillham Carrie Jones David Braden Erin Young Frank Gapinski Geoff Lawton Kearney Coupland Matthew Lynch Nick Huggins Nicole Vosper Owen Hablutzel Tim Winton Tom Kendall
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About Tim Auld

I've been interested in permaculture since circa 2005, soon after learning about peak oil via a random email (a happy little accident!).

The mainstream paradigm suddenly appeared so obviously broken! Since then I have trained in and experimented with permaculture design. In 2010 I quit my decade long career in video game development and started a permaculture consultancy, All You Can Eat Gardens, providing a complete service: design, install, supply and maintain.

I'm interested in many areas, which I suppose is the permie's lot. My current passions include bee keeping, aquaculture, aquaponics, food forests, rainwater harvesting earthworks, biofuels, integrated animal systems, chinampas, and soil fertility improvement. I'm involved with the Graceville Community Garden, Brisbane Permablitz, and developing Permaculture design as a profession.

I grew up in semi-arid rural South Australia, my family being in primary industries: citrus, grapes and wine. I worked in a dried fruit shed supplied by monoculture. My folks still live there and when I visit I often see the result of mechanical thinking - monoculture fields and rows plowed bare, pesticides, fungicides and herbicides sprayed, river water is pumped to irrigate land seemingly designed to accelerate evaporation and salinity concentration, rain events celebrated as run-off erodes the soil and then wafts into the atmosphere. Cattle feedlots where the grass is poisoned from excess urine - the solution being to spray with glyphosate. We can do so much better and have more fun and healthier bodies doing it the permaculture way.


New hot compost bays

Compost bays made out of leftover hardwood stakes and corrugated iron, cleared and built in a day by myself.

Posted over 11 years ago (8 comments)

An 18 Day Hot Compost Experiment

I've made plenty of compost before, but had not yet followed the Berkeley method that is supposed to produce finished compost in 18 days. I decided to put it to the test.

Posted almost 12 years ago (0 comments)

Hillbrook Sustainability Day

All You Can Eat Gardens held a stand at the Hillbrook School, west of Brisbane, to promote our permaculture consultancy and gave a talk on natural beekeeping.

Posted about 13 years ago (5 comments)

Cypress raised bed

A small custom raised bed for a client using cypress pine planks.

Posted over 13 years ago (0 comments)

Graceville Community Garden Working Bee

A no-dig garden and using palm fronds for small shade.

Posted over 13 years ago (0 comments)

O'Connell Street Permablitz

A very ambitious permablitz on a site with drainage challenges.

Posted over 13 years ago (4 comments)
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Consultant Pdc teacher
My Permaculture Qualifications
Type: Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course
Teacher: Dick Copeman
Location: Northey Street City Farm
Date: May 2008
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Accredited Permaculture Training Cert 3
Type: Internship
Teacher: Dick Copeman
Location: Northey Street City Farm
Date: May 2009
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