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Organic GARDENER Eat Your Garden Review

A veteran of establishing school vegie patches, Noosa-based permaculture designer Shanahan has come up with an attractive, colourful guide to getting kids growing their own organic food and enjoying the process. Continue reading...

Costa Chooses The Sunshine Coast to Celebrate National Permaculture Day

Leonie Shanahan The Gardening world on the Sunshine Coast is about to have its world turned upside down when the infectious character and passion of Costa Georgiadis and his flying beard hits Yandina for National Permaculture Day on Sunday the 1st of May. Continue reading...

In Production » Planning an Edible School Garden page

ECOFILMS AUSTALIA School Gardens are taking off in a big way and theres no better designer in our view than Leonie Shanahan. Yesterday we had the pleasure to start filming with Leonie a new DVD that we are producing next year on planning an effective school garden that really works. Continue reading...

It is time to pay attention to where our food comes from PERSPECTIVE

The last couple of weeks have been emotionally draining as we watch the devastion of the flood waters rip through so many towns and properties. One of the results of the floods is the break down of our normal life, within days unleaded petrol is sold out and the supermarkets dont have any fruit & veg, milk or bread. Continue reading...

Organic GARDENER Eat Your Garden Review

A veteran of establishing school vegie patches, Noosa-based permaculture designer Shanahan has come up with an attractive, colourful guide to getting kids growing their own organic food and enjoying the process. Continue reading...

Kids Garden Fun @ Woodford Folk Festival

Since the festivals humble beginnings in Maleny, we have held true to the belief in presenting a programme for children that they can jump into, roll around in, drink, smell and be covered with. The wish is that they come, have fun, learn something new, find giving and receiving in equal measure, and leave inspired. Continue reading...

2010 Woodford Folk Festival

Even though it was a muddy affair in 2010, The kids really enjoyed stomping around our garden in their gum boots, feeding the chickens and the worms, and most importantly being instrumental in creating their own permaculture village. Check out the sort of 'stuff' (kids love to use that term) we did below and the fun had :) Continue reading...

Subtropical Gardening Eat Your Garden Review

An inspirational book especially geared towards children. The book addresses warm climate gardening and includes a monthly planting guide. It also includes a large number of fun activities that can be undertaken in the garden. A great present for young gardeners. Continue reading...

Gardening Australia 'Eat Your Garden' book review

If you're a beginner gardener, a mum or dad, and you an your child would like to learn about gardening, this book is for you. Continue reading...

QECSN Network Newsletter Book Review

Eat Your Garden: Organic Gardening for Home & Schools is a truly beautiful book that through comprehensive practical information underpinned by the vision, To develop edible gardens within school communities that will encourage healthy eating habits (p11) is guar-anteed to inspire you and ensure a productive organic garden for you and the children within your setting. Continue reading...

Towards APC10

Australasian Permaculture Convergence - I am delighted to have been invited to speak at Australasian Permaculture Convergence in Kuranda, Cairns, in September 2010. Please visit the click on the below graphic for full details and information, Continue reading...

Minds made fertile

Our Lady of the Rosary students enjoy fruits of their labour during Harvest Festival. A feast of Madagascar bean patties, vegetable pizzas and minestrone soup was served up at Our Lady of the Rosary last month to celebrate Harvest Festival. Continue reading...

BOOK WORM - Eat Your Garden Review

WHOLISTIC BLISS September 2010 Known as a pioneer in the development of edible gardens, local Leonie Shanahan will be exchanging her gardening boots and wide-brimmed hat for smarter attire as she gets ready to launch her first book Eat Your Garden on the 16th September. Continue reading...

Grow your own snack bar

EDIBLE-GARDEN pioneer Leonie Shanahan, of Castaways Beach, will swap her work boots and wide-brimmed hat for work something smarter for the launch of her first book, Eat Your Garden, on September 16. Continue reading...

2010 Organic Expo & Green Show

SEE ME AT SPEAKERS CORNER - If you happen to be in Sydney in August, you may like to attend the 2010 Organic Expo & Green Show. I will be participating in Speakers Corner and am thoroughly looking forward to it. Continue reading...

Garden power sprouts book

GIVE her a shovel, some gumboots and a watering can and Leonie Shanahan knows just how to get kids to eat their fruit and veges. Continue reading...

QPCA AGM & Conference 2010

EDIBLE SCHOOL GARDENS IN YOUR SCHOOL - On Sunday the 1st of August, 2010, I will be doing a workshop on Edible Gardens within Schools and local communities at the Queensland P & C Association Conference being held here on the Sunshine Coast at Rydges in Caloundra. Continue reading...

Eat Your Garden Book Launch

Known as a pioneer in the development of edible gardens, local Leonie Shanahan will be exchanging her clunky work boots and wide-brimmed hat for smarter attire as she gets ready to attend the launch of her first book 'Eat Your Garden' in a few weeks time. Continue reading...

Jerry Coleby-Williams review of Eat Your Garden

Schools are where Australias gardening culture is most rapidly developing, and this is thanks to children. Why? They are generally more keenly aware of 21st century global environmental issues than many adults realise and they want a better future. Continue reading...

2010 Qld Home Garden Expo

SEE ME AT THE KITCHEN GARDEN AREA - It is nearly that time of year again, and of course the Giant Kitchen Garden will be a big draw for the regular lovers of the Queensland Home Garden Expo. Continue reading...
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