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"Sauveterre" Permaculture
"Sauveterre" Permaculture
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20 Hawks Head Road, Brogo, NSW, AU
Climate zone:
Cool Temperate

claude marmoux david bettridge
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"Sauveterre" Permaculture

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Rural, Residential, Demonstration

Project Summary

22 years ago we started to establish our 16 acres property following the permaculture principals Now it has become a demonstration site with plenty of examples and time has come to share our experience Hoping our website will be informative and inspire you.

Project Description

We started by building a compact passive solar mud- brick house including a greenhouse, a composting toilet, a food storage, a cool pantry and a grey water treatment through 3 reed-beds. We organised a sprinkler system on the roof + a fast way to protect all the windows in case of a bushfire. We established 2 vegies garden, an elevated mandala one and a bigger one which interacts with the chook pen. One part of the orchard has been transformed in a netted food forest. The 5 acres grazing area have been divided in 14 paddocks for rotation and control grazing. The rest of the property has been used for bush regeneration where we planted more than 1000 native trees.


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