Wicking Beds

Have you ever wondered how you can make your vegetables grow like crazy without spending the whole summer watering? Or maybe you would like to take a summer holiday without your precious plants keeling over the moment your back is turned!?

Wicking beds are a great way to conserve water while producing great crops. And they don’t have to cost a fortune either. Join Canberra’s own ‘Wicking Witch of the West’ – Cally Brennan from Canberra Permaculture Design – to learn how easy it is to make your own wicking garden bed or plant pot. She has spent the last 9 years making all sorts of wicking beds, from the very large to the very small – learn tips on how you can make your garden thrive and survive, even in the very hottest weather.

Cally Brennan

Cally Brennan has been practising permaculture for 10 years. She is currently a Board Director for Permaculture Australia and runs Canberra Permaculture Design and Education, a permaculture-focused garden business in Canberra. She and her partner are converting their suburban garden in Cook into a permaculture food garden, and are pleased to report they have already harvested over 300kg of home-grown produce in 2019 alone!