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TROPICAL SOIL MANAGEMENT

Tropical Soils: The tropics give us the advantage of 12-month production, however, tropical soil management is not as easy as many believe. This is because we have many imported diseases, have lost many traditional disease resistant varieties and have become dependent on commercial inputs that support disease. […]

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Permaculture and Soils

Permaculture and Soils

“Permaculture is a design system that gives us a more balanced life aligned with Nature, we know that we have a well-designed system when we have more co-operation, less stress and more fun, when we are eating good food grown in our own community, when we are paying less tax and […]

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Christmas Island gearing up for production

Christmas Island gearing up for production

At Hidden Garden Farm, we are recovering an old mining site and growing fresh food for the Christmas Island community.With our newly arrived large-scale composting equipment, we have built our first of many windrows of compost, using more then 50 tonnes of material. In 8 weeks, this […]

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Turmeric, ginger and bananas on Christmas Island

Turmeric, ginger and bananas on Christmas Island

Our farm lease covers about 20 hectares (50 acres), approximately 80% is considered recoverable and 10% of the site will be kept as ’significant regrowth habitat’ to protect and encourage local species including  birds, insects, land crabs and soil microbiology. Recovering an old mining lease for growing […]

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Christmas Island gets its first dam

Christmas Island gets its first dam

Transforming an old mining pit into a 5 million litre dam has proven to be quite the mission and has required moving about 10,000 tonnes of soil. Considering we are moving 3 tonnes in a single scoop with a 30 tonne excavator it was eventually achievable. The […]

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Trust Nature on Christmas Island

Trust Nature on Christmas Island

As you would be aware, for many years much of the on-island food supplies have relied predominantly on importation either via air or sea freight. There are high costs and both economic and social impacts due to this reliance, and the result can be that fruit and […]

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Latest News

  • TROPICAL SOIL MANAGEMENT
    TROPICAL SOIL MANAGEMENT
    Tropical Soils: The tropics give us the advantage of 12-month production, however, tropical...
  • Permaculture and Soils
    Permaculture and Soils
    “Permaculture is a design system that gives us a more balanced life aligned with...

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