Tap o' Noth Farm


PDC 19 – 31 May 2015

Our first Permaculture Design Course (PDC) will take place from the 19th – 31st of May 2015 and will be certified by the Permaculture Research Institute of Australia. The full 72 hour internationally recognised PDC will be held on site…

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Elderflower Cordial Recipe

It’s July (2014) here at Tap o’ Noth Permaculture and the Elderflowers are just starting to lose their petals and reveal the young green berries that we will pick in autumn when dark and ripe. It’s been a great elderflower…

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Building a basic compost toilet

 Is it too early in the life of this blog to talk about human excrement? Nah. Humanure, which one is it – embarrassing waste product or invaluable, free fertiliser? Heh, what do you reckon?! The human body has within its waste products…

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For the love of soil

Let’s just pause and observe the above photograph. Ah, a  beautiful sight. Can you smell it? Healthy, rich, living soil. I thought I’d kick off this blog with a post about soil as when it comes down to it, building,…

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