NERP: Julie’s Garden

December 12, 2020
Please check with the event organiser, as due to social distancing guidelines, event may be cancelled or may happen online instead.
Saturday, 12th Dec 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Julie’s Garden

On Saturday 12 December 2020 at 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Jules and Robin live on 18 acres of pasture and bush in Hurstbridge. They have netted orchards, extensive vegetable beds, perennial food garden, native ornamental gardens, greenhouse and seed propagation areas, bathtub worm farms, and multiple composting bays. The family keeps cows for beef, mowing and manure, bees for honey, and poultry for meat and eggs. good examples of zoning, water collection and storage, house orientation, solar power, heatpump hot water, integration of animals and plants. The family keep two cows for beef, mowing and manure using a rotational grazing system. They also breed poultry for meat and eggs, so have good infrastructure for geese, Muscovy ducks and chooks, including a barn set up with permanent poultry housing, and a chicken tractor with mobile fencing for out in the paddocks. There are three bee hives for the family’s honey needs.


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Julie's Place