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M and M's backyard

M and M's backyard
A simple backyard system involving trees, beds, chooks and pond.
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Finca Mono Verde

Finca Mono Verde
Finca Mono Verde is a permaculture farm in the dry tropical forest ecosystem on the coast of Ecuador. Started by former Peace Corps Volunteers, it also places a high priority on community engagement in the 400 person village of Tabuga.
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Well worth watching

Rodney Robinson
Hi all    on Netlix  Surviving Progress is the name of a Martin Scorsese film I watched today.   It shows what we are all up against as regards the current culture of destruction.   I hope you all become aquainted with a Brazilian environmental agent named Raquel Taitson-Queiroz, who is there fig...
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Km14 Food Forest

Km14 Food Forest
Convert an abandoned-degraded property to a productive site with food forests, aquaculture, livestock and poultry.
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Bunga Food forest

Bunga Food forest
Conversion of a denuded mountainside to a food and lumber forest for conservation and recreation.
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First try with a Berkeley Compost Pile

Fatima Silva Franco
Last month I tried the Berkeley method for the first time. I have been very inconsistent with the turning days and it is taking longer than 18 days. The pile got too hot between turnings and when I did the 3-5h turnings, after 3-4 days instead of 2, it smelt a little bit like ammonia. After a mon...

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Sefton Park Allotment

Sefton Park Allotment
Shared plot in Sefton Park Allotments, in Liverpool UK
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Food plots

Gregory Eckrich
Hello. First off, is this the correct place to post this inquiry?  If not, please accept my apologies and direct me accordingly. Secondly, this is not a project (yet) but rather an inquiry. Has anyone been approached about designing 'food plots' for North American (temprate) animals?  This inc...
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Update 1

Cameron Dalton
We have finished distributing our mulch across our site. We were able to achieve a layer of about 6" thick and just in time! It rained for two days after we spread the mulch and over two weeks later are still reaping the benefits. When the mulch is moved aside the ground looks like it has just ra...
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Mean Bean Permaculture Farm

Mean Bean Permaculture Farm
We are building a 45 acre alpine steppe property including food forest system on nearly a mile of swales, chickens, ducks, dairy cow grazing paddocks and whatever other wild ideas we decide to try like timber bamboo.
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The two climates on my land.

James Everett
The end of July and you can see two the difference in the land up on the rock of my land and the stuff down in the draw.  due to rains in the west more supply more water in the draw as it washes through.  Up till this year I would see brown vegitation other then the Mesquites by early June but th...
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Zone 1 Updates

Kathryn Michaud
Work continues on zone 1;   Additional shade trellises built, but more are needed. Shade trellises are definitely doing their part to improve plant health.   Have transplanted wild vines for the trellises and these are also doing well.   Total of 5 small garden ponds, now full with rain water...

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5 More Teachers Out in the World

Bill Wilson
We want to congradulate our most recent graduates of our annual Permaculture Teacher's Training. We had an amazing week together and I'm proud to say they will all do the permaculture community justice.
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Esperanza Para Los Ninos

Esperanza Para Los Ninos
We want to improve a site called ‘Esperanza para los Niños’ to demonstrate Permaculture principles in action. It will emphasize the use of biological resources to lower energy costs and provide some of the need for food and water on the site. The costs savings from these improvements will be rein...
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Mmmmm… Honey and the Flow Hive

Deborah Baird
In February of 2016, I am expecting the delivery of a new and complete Full Flow Hive, which I admit was an impulse buy, and may result in being an expensive introduction to beekeeping. However, I look at it as motivation to do something I want, but put off due to concerns of effort and the added...
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Emory School of Medicine Garden

Emory School of Medicine Garden
The Emory School of Medicine Garden is a dedicated space for educating future doctors and healthcare workers about the process of growing healthful, nutritious food in accord with nature. The garden incorporates permaculture principles, such as observe and interact, using the edges, and producing...
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Pesticide Reduction Effort Taking off

Diane Emerson
Michael and I just received funding from King County's Vashon-Maury Island Groundwater Protection Committee to educate retailers and consumers on alternatives to hazardous pesticides.  We will be meeting with the local retailers soon to discuss how we can work together to keep them profitable by ...

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Michael Laurie/Diane Emerson Property

Michael Laurie/Diane Emerson Property
3 1/2 acres on Vashon Island, Washington. 1/2 acre cultivated, rest in forest. Rainwater collection, green roof, medicinal, native, and perennial food plants, vermiculture, humanure, local food, greywater.
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