Hamilton, North Island, New Zealand has been home for the last 3 weeks, and The Sustainable Backyard, started by the Hamilton Permaculture Trust in 2001 at Hamilton Gardens has been the subject of my focus. I was recently interviewed by the Hamilton Press about my work here. Look for more blogs upcoming about the Sustainable Backyard, but in the meantime, the article might give you a sense of the special nature of the garden.
Teacher studies unique plot
By GEOFF LEWIS
10 Nov 2010
HAMILTON Gardens is a special place, said visiting American permaculture student Erin Marteal. Ms Marteal arrived in midOctober to spend two months in the city with a focus on the Sustainable Backyard garden at Hamilton Gardens. â€�â€�Having a…read more…