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Well Glen has begun his foray into permaculture his block is slashed, he has brought in a chap to create a dam, swales will be created, fruit trees and rain forest trees will be planted, vegetable beds will be planted as well. He has bought a tractor to help with the labour and will cut and mill his own timber, first job a shed and then a ford across the creek, he can't wait roll on March.

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Comment by Andrew Cumberland on March 25, 2014 at 18:55

Cheese.

Comment by Lissa on March 25, 2014 at 17:16

Pub close by! and a bore! What else do you need ;)

Comment by Christine Cox on March 25, 2014 at 16:49

Planted 68 fruit trees as a start of his food forest, so much easier with a tractor.

Comment by Christine Cox on March 25, 2014 at 15:54

hi Steve 17 acres 440 metres of Taromeo ck frontage and a bore Soil is fantastic 500 metres from the pub Its in town

Comment by Christine Cox on March 10, 2014 at 6:27

He went to put up this letterbox at the end of his driveway and he came upon a couple of Greenies on his land taking photos of the causeway being built and he fronted them They thought it was council land, He put them straight. Permaculture will win everytime against Greenies.

Comment by Christine Cox on March 10, 2014 at 5:22

He will be cutting up Camphor Laurel for benchtops and wood turning.

Comment by Christine Cox on March 10, 2014 at 5:19

If you contact a fencing contractor they are only too happy to let you know where they are replacing a fence. Usually they charge the property owner to take it away.

Comment by Valerie on March 9, 2014 at 22:05

Hi Christine. If Glenn has any spare timber to sell or even give away, let us know. We're always interested in wood!

Comment by Christine Cox on March 9, 2014 at 19:58
He is enjoying the challenge.
Comment by Andrew Cumberland on March 9, 2014 at 18:52

The boy is really at it!

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