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Keyline Water Management Plan design completed

John Lee
   Howdy y'all!  There is a new farm on the Kansas prairie, just southwest of Clinton Lake outside Lawrence.  We've only just begun, but with a completed Master Plan for a keyline water management system, every shovelful of dirt is guaranteed to have been dug to and from the right spot once we've...
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Wakarusa Valley Permaculture

Wakarusa Valley Permaculture
Wakarusa Valley Permaculture is a restoration agriculture farm perched atop a hill over the rolling, semi-forested creek bottoms of eastern Kansas.
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Hello permaculture world!

Inge Beernaert
We are Bastian & Inge, the owners of permaculture research farm Semilla Besada. In 2011 we took over a beautiful off-grid permaculture farm which started in 1999. It’s located in the high mountains of the Sierra Nevada, Alpujarra, Spain at 1350m above sea level. After four years of working...
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7 Ways to Think Differently

Delvin Solkinson
Gaiacraft Permaculture Principles Design Deck 7 Ways to Think Differently Micro-Set  Download the Free Printable Files or Order the Professional Deck  http://gaiacraft.com/permaculture-principles-design-deck/ English, Portuguese, Serbian, Italian and Greek Editions Available with more comin...

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Silent Spring

Paul Taylor
‘This is just how long we have known the toxic effects for chemical agriculture, basically from the very beginning wine have suffered both massive environmental damage, disease and pest resistance, and human health issues. I believe this is important reading and the links are worth pursuing’ Paul...
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Ha Hortas no Bairro

Ha Hortas no Bairro
Permaculture in Loulé
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Homeoquinta Design

Homeoquinta Design
We are designing the Homeoquinta farm, wich is very much focused in zones 5 and 3. We work in 2 phases, designwise. First we call it "pattern" design, wich is zoning, zones 5, acess, water in landscape, structures and infrastructures. After this step, we start implementing, and we s...
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River Regeneration (order7)

River Regeneration (order7)
Observation: Stream invaded by mimosas, no water running from spring to outumn. Area 3,5 hectares. Design: Focus on regenerate the soils, speeding the sucession as key for bring the forest back. First fase was designing and implement the water catchment, that will supply ferrocimento tank and...
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River Regeneration (order7)

River Regeneration (order7)
Observation: Stream invaded by mimosas, no water running from spring to outumn. Area 3,5 hectares. Design: Focus on regenerate the soils, speeding the sucession as key for bring the forest back. First fase was designing and implement the water catchment, that will supply ferrocimento tank and...
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Permaculture in escola da Pena

Permaculture in escola da Pena
Permaculture garden in schools in Loulé municipality. Envolving the children, we build up our garden!
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A cold spring at Parrs Wood

Angus Soutar
On the PDC in South Manchester, in the north west of England, we have had a cold springtime and possibilities to work outside have been limited. On one of our brief outings we looked at "healthy soils, healthy plants, healthy people". Participants send Angus off to consult with Dr Charlie Clutter...
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Research Project completed

Hugh Laue
The Research Fellowship (Feb 2015 - Feb 2016) has ended and I did not seek to get it renewed. The conclusion is that implementing a Permaculture Demonstration Site through WSU is not feasible at this stage. Nevertheless it was an opportunity to re-connect on the inside with academia and get confi...
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Composting basket

Paval Karpalau
In place of the old compost pile high bed was made. We had to make a new one.Take a willow, wooden stakes and a good mood.Insert pegs into the ground in the form of figures we like.Tied stakes of willow branches. That`s all.

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Perennial Homestead Gardens: Perennial Crops for the Homestead & Beyond

David Dahlsrud
Here at the Traditional Catholic Homestead we have a bit of an affinity for perennials.  Wherther it be tasty vegies or the ever popular berries we go in big for perennial crops!  A big draw for me, as the main garden guy, is the reduction of care and maintenance that most perrenial crops require...
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Sprouted Grain Chicken Ration (Video)

David Dahlsrud
We’ve stopped feeding the ground, pelitized rations on the homestead, and switched to a predominantly sprouted feed protocol for all of our chickens (meat and layers) this winter.  I was tired of the prices for the industrial rations along with mysteries of what those mixes contain.  I shot a c...
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PDC / Curso Design em Permacultura, Agosto 2016, Arraiolos, Portugal

Silvia Floresta
Com Sílvia Floresta, Orlando Pereira e Tiago SilvaInformações : [email protected] de inscrição: http://goo.gl/forms/RkMubRh5X8Data: 1 a 14 de Agosto 2016Local: Projecto Ilha da Boavista | Arraiolos | Ilhas Investimento: 463€Estadia em regime de campismo, alimentação, Wifi...

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Potatoes under straw

Paval Karpalau
Hello. We start the experiment with potatoes under straw.It's simple. We need potatoes, straw and wooden pegs. 1.Insert pegs into the ground on the perimeter of the beds, spread potatoes. 2. Cover with a layer of straw about 30 cm. 3. Wait.  I will add photos when potatoes will grow

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