Never has black been so velvet. Stare for even a moment, and it draws you into a vast abyss of mesmerising travel. It is the black of all colours shimmering with none at all – Hues with echoes of rainbow. This black absorbs light without quenching it. It reinterprets shadow, and as each wing flutters, as each movement takes place, it slows down time against the hurried movement of the Mormon on the wing. It is at this time of year that we will see her. She is looking to lay. No butterfly comes close to her veiled beauty or the enigmatic smile of the Mormon Butterfly.
Organic gardening is not about just substituting toxic chemicals with less toxic ones, but about a whole different way of thinking and working. It is a conscious effort to cooperate with Nature in the creation of health and abundance for all.
The Essence of Organic Gardening
The 5 things we do at 5EyesFarm are all integrated – related – reliant on each other. 1. Organic Farming 2. Green-Ed 3. Sustainable living 4. Good food 5. Community engagement
We are creating models to pass on to help improve resilience, adaptation, future food and the environment.
Posts Stories from the farm - a closer look at the people, the place and the bio-diversity at 5EyesFarmA Learning Journey is a hands-on way to explore the farm and learn in nature. It is like a total immersion experience in a safe natural environment. We use work...
Aquaponics is a marvellous solution to longer term food security. We just need to prove it.
Tor Soro is the common name for Masheer fish, a fresh water fish prised for their size of up to 2 meters.Mahseer have large, thick scales, powerful jaws, and sometimes very fleshy, lips adapted for taking food from the bottom.
Posts Stories from the farm - a closer look at the people, the place and the bio-diversity at 5EyesFarm Making a worm farm is a great 'lockdown' project if you haven't got one. These living 'waste disposal units' turn kitchen scraps into beautiful compost. It...
Posts Stories from the farm - a closer look at the people, the place and the bio-diversity at 5EyesFarmKeeping Honey Bee in our Urban backyard This story is about European honey bees in Melbourne, Australia. At 5EyesFarm we have the Asian Honey bee and several species...
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Posts Stories from the farm - a closer look at the people, the place and the bio-diversity at 5EyesFarmWe learned the ropes of beekeeping in Australia for some years with a few urban hives. These were Apis mellifera (commonly called European Honey Bees (EHB) though...
Children need to be care free too, in order to grow well.
An quick and easy health tea from common corn