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  • Avocado tree growing in Melbourne and the hills

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    This class now joins our 14 fruit classes and will be a full day in 2019 see advance PDC tab for up dated dates After own successful 1.5hr talk at Diggers seeds last month ( 3 times the people of what the class could hold) we have decided to run a 3 hour class onsite […]

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  • Mozzarella & Haloumi cheese making

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    Mozzarella & Haloumi cheese making class –

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  • Fruit tree classes for 2018 Base & advanced, these can form the advanced PDC

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    The usual 3 core classes in making new trees , pruning and espaliers plus many new fruit tree class subjects in 2018 will be covered over 10 separate days. classes run 10-4pm,  through these classes you will learn how to select and care for the right trees for your place , how to graft, what […]

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  • Guided tours next open day Sun 21st Oct for international apple day

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    Our Permaculture open day has been a great success since we began them in 2013 ,  so once again we will open up the same way with tours in 2018 on May 6th,  Nursery open Noon -4pm and fruit tastings following the tour. Grafting demonstration @ 12.30 followed by tour at  2pm for Sun  2019  […]

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  • Soft Blue cheese- level 3- 2016 date for class

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    No dates set yet for 2017- will be based on demand Learn to make a Soft Blue cheese plus Quarg & sorry we dont get to make  Ricotta on this day. we will discuss why ricotta does not work this time Like our other cheese classes you get to take home the products you made. […]

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  • Advanced Permaculture Skills Certificate

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    New dates have been set for 2016 Once you have done a PDC  many new Permies find they then need real practical skills to become competent farmers, trainers or designers, this is what this class is all about, developing more skills in the context of permaculture and in a way that fits the permaculture ethics. […]

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  • Diggers classes for 2016 Vic & SA

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    Pete will be conducting more classes for Diggers this year some are 2hrs @ Heronswood, St Erth or Cloudhill plus the Botanic Gardens in Adelaide and can be booked via the Diggers.com.au website 4hr master class are held at these venues as well subjects from,  simple cider making, full cider making master classes, heritage fruit […]

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  • Smoking food at home.

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    Next class 2014 term 3 or 4 runs 10am-4pm  this class was a heap of fun in 2013 we cooked smoked trout with native limes, smoked pork roast and tasted 10 different sausages I have smoked in there. we also for the vegitarians had Black tea smoked tomatoes and large flat mushies with Blue cheese. […]

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  • Preserve the harvest

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    Making Jam, Chutney & Wine in a day no scheduled class, let me know if interested in this one running soon In this class we will make 3 products from a fruit bounty that can be stored away for later use when not much is about in the home orchard. The fruit we use may […]

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  • Summer Vs Winter pruning & Espaliers

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    2016 new dates for this “Core”  fruit tree class are Sun Aug 21st  from 10am-4pm, cost is $95 or can be part of the new 5 or 10 day fruit management certificates Suitable for anyone from just one tree or a small orchard, I have found some people don’t get fruit trees as they are […]

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