Richard Larson 's Profile
Richard Larson
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Joined:
21/10/2012
Last Updated:
01/06/2013
Location:
Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States
Climate Zone:
Cold Temperate
Gender:
Male





My Projects

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City yard project

City yard project

Manitowoc, US


Projects

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Bluegrass Sustainable Agriculture Project Midwest Permaculture Glacial Lakes Permaculture Greenvale Permaculture Le Petit Canard Farm Mountain Steep Permaculture - Permacultura em Declive de Montanha Inspiration Farm 895 Ducklake Road Beyers & Jacks Organics Inc. The Bamboo Garden Chickabee Garden Farm Earthway Experience Permaculture Center Panchavati Karumandurai Self Sustenance Farm Labbe-Watson Homestead Polar Permaculture Garden My Urban Home Gardening Bostic Project.2013 Steppe One Farm Northern Nevada USA Mokolodi Conservation Park Permaculture Education Garden PRI Maungaraeeda, Sunshine Coast Alkhobar Desert Balcony Andrea Minchio First Forest Garden Experiment2010 Urban small lot Food Forest Blossom Mountain Kunia Loa Ridge Farmlands Hollyhill Farm Silverleaves Food Forest Iowa Urban Permaculture Project Serenity Valley Farm Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos Sto. Domingo Food Forest Whole Systems Design Education Service PRI Tap o' Noth Farm, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Elisha's Spring - A PermaEthos Farm Country permaculture project Rose Garden ReDo...Permie Style 39 Otavi Street Wyalong Farm Demonstration and Education Centre nutrient dense veges Wintershaven Permaculture Demonstration Project East Ismailof Island Permaculture homesite
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Alexandru Traşcă-Stăncioi Anthony Cook Anthony Hope Benjamin Matz Birgit Albertsmeier Blake Kirby Brandon Ballentine Chris McLeod Claudette Fleming Corey Schmidt David Curry dhirt Pike Grant Van der Merwe Gregory Amos Jack Spirko James Reid Jan Åberg Jason Carthel Jehan de Maille Jessica Stirling John Lee katarina kostic Kathleen  Spencer Lars Woltemade Laurie Branson Liam Phelan Lowell Brookover Marion Roberts Micah Slavkin Mihalache  Marius Rachael Dye Sarvesvara Dasa Travis Warner
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Amélie Langlois Anthony Cook Basil Laleman Benjamin Vidmar Blake Kirby Bob Lawrason Bor Borren C Emory Richey Cameron Fuentes Cara Conroy-Low Chris Evans Claudette Fleming Corey Schmidt Daan de Boer Daniel Brown Daniel Halsey Daniel Tyrkiel dhirt Pike Dustin wallerwork@gmail.com eric seider Ernest Rando Fattah Nelson-Wedin Freya Mackenzie GARY RICHARDSON Geoff Lawton Gordon Williams Grant Van der Merwe Gregory Amos Jack Spirko James Reid Jared Stanley Jason Carthel Jesse Leavitt Juliet Pope Karen Lenehan Karl Schmidt Kenton Zerbin Liam Phelan Lisa Duncan Lloyd Godman Mark Shepard mary combs Max Meyers Micah Slavkin Michael Kaiser Michel Fanton Mihalache  Marius Neal Spackman Neil Bertrando Owen Hablutzel view all(59)
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About Richard Larson

I have been a small business owner since 1990.

Being exposed to the permaculture idea a few years ago, adding completion Geoff Lawton's online PDC 2013, I have begun to intensely implement the methods. Including diversifying my city backyard and implementing a mainframe Permaculture-inspired design on a wild land track. This wild land has many of the criteria as highlighted by Geoff, and Bill Mollison in the manual, as potential for an aquaculture site.

In my view it is important to gain hands on experience as a step in establishing a valuable consultancy, with the aim to establish demonstration sites that will aid others in learning Permaculture techniques. Thank you.

Updates

Help wildlife help you!

I bill the title statement as a Permaculture Rule

Posted almost 3 years ago (0 comments)

Time stacking garden vegetables for increased production

A companion planting guide is helpful in learning capatability, then imagination kicks in on the timing!

Posted over 3 years ago (4 comments)

Keyhole Garden Bed planted and mulched

Strawberries and chives ring the border, a scant few potatoes, rutabaga, beet seeds planted.

Posted over 3 years ago (1 comments)

Herb spiral is planted and mulched

14 herb plants installed, the sprial will disappear in green come the end of July! Just working an hour or so every other day, or something like that.

Posted over 3 years ago (0 comments)

Second element added to my donated project

Need a keyhole garden bed! Already I have received a positive facebook message from a local. :-)

Posted over 3 years ago (0 comments)

Posted over 3 years ago (0 comments)

Aerobic composting - finished product

I built a sifter and started shaking out the large material in making a fine seed starting medium.

Posted over 3 years ago (3 comments)

As the Compost Turns!

Update on the Advanced Aerobic Composting series.

Posted over 3 years ago (0 comments)

Advanced Aerobic Compost includes exotic materials!

Plus an update on snow seeding.

Posted over 3 years ago (2 comments)

Snow Seeding Swale Mounds!

The snow is going to melt in a few weeks giving way to spring! Now is the time to experiment with this seeding technique.

Posted over 3 years ago (3 comments)

Winter Squash is tops in a cold climate!

Six months after harvest we are still sitting on a mother load of perfect winter squash.

Posted over 3 years ago (0 comments)

Honey Bees survive brutal cold!

Below zero F temperatures, -35 with wind chill. But winter is not over yet...

Posted almost 4 years ago (2 comments)

Worked a booth at a show!

First show since 2010, hawking solar air heating, solar water heating, solar electric, wood pellet and gasification burners.

Posted almost 4 years ago (0 comments)

Posted almost 4 years ago (2 comments)

Start those trees young!

Pollarding for the many uses of stick wood.

Posted almost 4 years ago (0 comments)

Shoveling cattails for mulch!

Trying out a Geoff Lawton PDC idea.

Posted almost 4 years ago (0 comments)

The Permaculture Road!

Multi-purposed, primary function is access to the back of the forty acres.

Posted about 4 years ago (0 comments)

Posted about 4 years ago (0 comments)

Public Land is my Zone 5!

Picking berries!

Posted about 4 years ago (0 comments)

Back to Eden Garden Experiment

About to go wild!

Posted about 4 years ago (0 comments)

More experiments in eating the grass

Using empty spaces in the lawn to plant something!

Posted over 4 years ago (0 comments)

Three sisters success!

Corn as trellis, beans for nitrogen and squash for cover. Producing food for me and mine!

Posted over 4 years ago (3 comments)

First swale on contour!

Linked video is the first leg of a 29 hour marathon session of digging swales - also including two small dams.

Posted over 4 years ago (0 comments)

Steamed salmon heads in a bed of comfrey

The smell will invite you!

Posted over 4 years ago (0 comments)

Working with honey bees

One method of splitting a bee hive.

Posted over 4 years ago (0 comments)

My Onions and Garlic Stories

Easy to grow, very good to eat!

Posted over 4 years ago (0 comments)

Garage Garden is Planted!

Three sisters technique but planted in rows adding an early radish twist.

Posted over 4 years ago (0 comments)
My Badges
Consultant
My Permaculture Qualifications
Pri verified
Geoff Lawton's Permaculture Design Course
Type: Online Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) Course
Teacher: Geoff Lawton
Location: Online from Australia
Date: May 2013
Other course verified
Earthworks
Type: Earthworks
Teacher: Geoff Lawton
Location: Online from Australia
Date: Aug 2013
Other course verified
Thermal Mass Rocket Stove Workshop
Type: Other
Verifying teacher: Bill Wilson
Other Teachers: Ernest Rando
Location: Stelle Illinois
Date: May 2014
Other course unverified
Restoration Agriculture Design
Type: Other
Verifying teacher: Mark Shepard
Other Teachers: Pete Allen
Location: Viola Wisconsin
Date: Jun 2014
Other course verified
Holistic Management, Keyline Design
Type: Other
Teacher: Owen Hablutzel
Location: Viola Wisconsin
Date: Jun 2014
Other course unverified
Biomeiler Workshop
Type: Other
Verifying teacher: Drew Carlson
Other Teachers: Tyler Rowe
Location: Rio Wisconsin USA
Date: Oct 2014
Other course verified
Reading the Landscape
Type: Earthworks
Teacher: Geoff Lawton
Location: Online from Australia
Date: Jan 2015

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