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Paul Young
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Joined:
02/02/2011
Location:
Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Climate Zone:
Sub-tropical





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Camp Guardian

Biggenden, AU


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Zaytuna Farm, The home of the permaculture Research Institute   Milkwood
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Adrienne Wimbush Craig Thomson Paul Taylor Tim Oliver Vanessa Monge Augusto Fernandes
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Cathe' Fish Darren J.  Doherty Frank Gapinski Geoff Lawton Jude Fanton Kirsten Bradley Mark Brown Nadia Abu Yahia Lawton Nick Huggins Nick Ritar Paul Taylor Rob Avis Robyn Francis Tim Auld Vanessa Monge Augusto Fernandes
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About Paul Young

I began studies in horticulture in 2007, and not long after, I found the permaculture designers manual in the library. I tried to read it page for page and it took me a long time to make a dent in it as I found myself reading bits over and over again trying to comprehend and retain it. in 2008, I was still carrying that (heavy) book everywhere and reading it and I even took it with me to The Channon when i went to do my PDC with Geoff and Nadia Lawton. I remember Geoff saying something like "Hm.. I've never met anyone who tried to read it cover to cover. it's more of a reference, I dont think it was intended to be read that way." after a month at Zaytuna I had so much to think about I stopped reading the book and I haven't picked it up again until recently. Give me another 2 years and I'll tell you how it ends.

I'm a gardener for hire in Brisbane. stop asking me to mow your lawn! Look how sunburned I am! Let me plant you some ([email protected]%&) trees!

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PDC course
Type: Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course
Teacher: Geoff Lawton
Location: Permaculture Research Institute, The Channon
Date: May 2008

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