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Tim Auld

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  • Joined: 06/02/2011
  • Last Updated: 14/02/2011
  • Location: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • Climate Zone: Sub-tropical
  • Gender: Male
  • Web site: www.allyoucaneatgardens.com.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

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O'Connell Street Permablitz

Posted by Tim Auld almost 4 years ago

A very ambitious permablitz on a site with drainage challenges.

I got to the blitz early afternoon, having some other commitments earlier. I helped manage the construction of the social space, using some large logs as seats and retaining walls for the Taro bog. I was too preoccupied with work to take more photos but there may be some coming from others on facebook.

A lot of water goes through this site so special attention was given to water flow. The social space was raised using gravel to avoid the boggy mess that existed prior. We'll see how successful it is in the next downpour!

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Mark Brown
Mark Brown : Taro sound perfect Tim. Where is the site? Tropical?
Posted almost 4 years ago

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Tim Auld
Tim Auld : Hi Mark, it's sub-tropical - Brisbane. There are varieties of taro that will grow in cooler climates.
Posted almost 4 years ago

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Vanessa Monge Augusto Fernandes
Vanessa Monge Augusto Fernandes : We are about to split a few Taro down here as well,good to see the Blitz in Brisbane going strong!!!
Posted almost 4 years ago

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ben grubb
ben grubb : There are a few photos up on the blitzbrisbane.org website already, and this time-lapse video shows a bit more of the transformation on the day: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKSy-pGmZRU
Posted almost 4 years ago

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