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Atlantis Food Forest Garden

Atlantis Food Forest Garden
100 year old food forest in tenerife island
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Day 3 – 5 June

Rosie Harding
Whaaaaat? There is topsoil? No. Just a trick of the rain. Just looked like topsoil for a moment. It’s the colour of the earth where the rain of last night has soaked in. About 1 inch of soakage. The earth loosening was completed over the remainder of the property today, and we dug the upper, sma...

Day 3 topsoil

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Day 2 – Evening – 4 June 2015

Rosie Harding
These are the clouds building up over the fields next to our home, not far from the site. Is the Monsoon finally here? We hoped that the clouds would burst and that the rain would come pouring down. And so they did. Wonder what’s happening at the site?

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Day 2 - 4 June 2015

Rosie Harding
Day 2 – 4 June 2015 It’s stinking hot. India is in a heat wave. 35 degrees celcius, “feels like” 40. The ground is hard, parched. The sun is scorching. The JCB (earthmover) is onsite, ready to roll. Why have we chosen to work with a JCB, instead of using entirely natural techniques? It’s a big ...

Day 2 jcb

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Permaculture Demonstration Center

Permaculture Demonstration Center
The Prosperity Homestead center has demonstration gardens showing permaculture and no-dig gardening methods. Exhibits on ecological erosion control, cover crops, and holistic land management.
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Website and business launched :)

Timothy Ranck
www.PermacultureAbundance.com is live and I've started working on projects :o)
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Oasis Ministries Perennial Garden

Oasis Ministries Perennial Garden
550 gallons of Rain harvesting, Sheet mulched ~800ft2, 7 fruit trees, 18 thornless blackberry plants, 100 strawberry plants. Located behind a homeless feeding center in Portsmouth, VA
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Graduated 2015 Geoff Lawton Online Permaculture Design Course

Justin Hitt
While I have taken hundreds of hours of PDC, soil biology, ecology, and erosion management courses, I finally put a paper to it with the 2015 Geoff Lawton Online Permaculture Design Course.  Every lesson more was uncovered about permaculture and sustainable land management. While Prosperity Home...
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I've Graduated!!!!

Leisa Cox
I am sooo happy. I graduated from my Permaculture Design Course with Geoff Lawton!!!! What will I do 1st???
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low cost rainwater harvesting at East Ismailof Island Permaculture homesite

Corey Schmidt
Here at EIIPH we are up until now self sufficient in all our home water usage except washing laundry. All our drinking, cooking, bathing, gardening, and dishes water falls right here on the property.  We have at present approximately 750 gallons of storage capacity and get about 25" of rain a yea...

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Work commmences: Wood shed

Topher Belknap
The first task from my PDC final project got started this morning.  I cleared the location for the wood shed, and started a hügel bed just downslope.
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Progress at Aloha Ranch

Keith Mikkelson
Building geodesic domes for camping. Planting at the garden pioneer crops like mongo beans

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Hands on PDC

ben maas
My next step will be the hands on PDC for humid tropics later this year (2015), which should give me all the tools to start PD. Will keep you posted on the progress.
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Day 1 - 3 June 2015

Rosie Harding
All very Mad Max. Bare, parched soil. A few Coconut trees. A couple of Neem trees. 3 or 4 tall spindly legume trees, to be identified, that are currently in seed, which we have collected for germination. One of the poor old coconut trees that you can see in the pic appears to have been beheaded. ...

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Rosie Harding
There's really not much here....
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Regenerative Kitchen Garden & Food Forest

Regenerative Kitchen Garden & Food Forest
Creation of a Kitchen Garden and Food Forest. Ecosystem regeneration, including seasonal rain water ground recharging, humans, and small livestock.
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