Celeb Vertical Garden: Richard Brasil

Celeb Vertical Garden: Richard Brasil

Richard Brasil has been designing, constructing and installing polypipe systems ever since he discovered them 10 years ago. He is passionate about them and this way of growing food. He set up his business “Polypipe Vertical Gardens” selling the systems and his services since then, designing and constructing the polypipe vertical garden systems, as well as offering consultancy services on how to maintain, grow food and manage them. Richards’s polypipe system even won best edible garden prize in Marrickville Councils’ garden competition.

An electrician by trade, Richard is a very handy tradesman with a passion for permaculture and growing food.  He has been committed to the Permaculture movement in Sydney for over ten years setting up award winning show displays and organizing and participating in garden bees for Permaculture Sydney and Macarthur. Richard completed his Permaculture Design Certificate with the Permaculture Sydney Institute and the comprehensive Introduction to Permaculture with Penny Pyett at Ryde College of TAFE. Richard is a great trainer and a helping hand to all.

Richard has implemented the polypipe system in a variety of small and large situations for many clients including for Michael Mobb’s famous food wall that can be seen in Michael Mobbs new book “ Sustainable Food” pages 104-105.