Equanimity

Local sustainability

Rent a garden bed

Your own wicking bed

Supplies and equipment on site

Bed holder

Do you want to grow your own fresh food, but don’t have access to your own garden plot?

A wicking bed is the perfect solution for you; grow your own organic food.

The wicking beds are 1m x 2m and can be hired for $50 per 6 months.

Benefits
Exclusive use of your own plot to plant within the garden guidelines (see Expectations).

Access to your plot any time of the day.

Access to communal resources:
– compost & mulch
– garden tools
– water
– some seeds

Exclusive access to your own produce.

Some advice, knowledge and assistance included to get you started.

Can be used by individuals or families.

Potentially swap your excess for other produce on site (see Food & Plants).

Share skills and knowledge about permaculture and organic food growing.

The occasional cuppa and chin wag on the back lawn.

Only a limited number of individual plots available.

Clear, plain English written agreement ready to sign.

Expectations
No chemical fertilizers or pesticides. You must provide your own fertilizers and organic pesticides.

Bed holders must learn how to operate the watering and irrigation system to avoid waste.

Plot fees are due in advance from commencement date.

A bed holder enters at their own risk and is required to be covered by insurance (details on request).

Share skills and knowledge about permaculture and organic food growing.

The bed holder is required to tend to and seasonally  plant out the garden bed. If the bed is not up kept on a regular basis (weed control, etc.) the plot holder may risk having their bed reallocated. Plots cannot be sub-let to other people. If no activity after two months the plot will be reallocated (without refunds). If extended leave is needed, or exceptional circumstances, please contact me to discuss organising cover.

The bed holder must sign and abide by the written agreement.

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