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Permaculture: Homestead-Style

Permaculture is a way of feeding ourselves without demolishing the environment. We incorporate a lot of permaculture ideas on our farm, and we're also always reading about methods that other people around the world use to turn agriculture systems into healthy ecosystems.

Improving our mulching system
Posted Fri Dec 5 05:57:34 2014 by Anna
Goats eating weeds
Posted Thu Oct 16 07:50:44 2014 by Anna
Two bad weeds (and what they tell me)
Posted Tue Sep 2 07:15:54 2014 by Anna
Reinvisioning the forest garden (again)
Posted Sun Jul 27 07:48:25 2014 by Anna
Edible Landscaping With a Permaculture Twist
Posted Sun Jul 20 07:18:51 2014 by Anna
Rain barrel workshop
Posted Sat May 31 13:16:54 2014 by mark
Nutrional benefits of maple syrup?
Posted Sat Apr 26 15:26:43 2014 by mark
Small-scale chinampas
Posted Tue Apr 15 08:02:38 2014 by Anna
A history of honeybee varieties in America
Posted Fri Mar 14 12:01:13 2014 by Anna
Planning around cicadas in the orchard
Posted Thu Feb 13 12:00:57 2014 by Anna
How to promote predatory insects
Posted Tue Feb 11 12:01:15 2014 by Anna
Planting beyond the perimeter
Posted Fri Jan 3 16:38:59 2014 by Anna
Calling permaculture insect-control techniques
Posted Tue Dec 31 08:04:21 2013 by Anna
Trellises for living shade on the porch
Posted Wed Dec 25 08:40:43 2013 by Anna
Lost and found firewood
Posted Fri Dec 20 08:00:33 2013 by Anna
Mitigating trailer temperatures with landscaping and skirting
Posted Tue Dec 3 07:36:53 2013 by Anna
The Complete Book of Edible Landscaping
Posted Mon Dec 2 07:56:25 2013 by Anna
Wonder wood
Posted Tue Nov 26 06:49:42 2013 by Anna
Fighting brown rot
Posted Thu Nov 21 07:59:28 2013 by Anna
Living Fences
Posted Mon Nov 18 06:25:33 2013 by Anna
The power of comfrey
Posted Sat Nov 16 07:16:29 2013 by Anna
USDA-approved agroforestry
Posted Thu Nov 14 12:00:48 2013 by Anna
The design of New Forest Farm
Posted Tue Nov 12 12:01:56 2013 by Anna
Restoration Agriculture
Posted Mon Nov 11 12:01:50 2013 by Anna
Medium-scale silvopasture systems
Posted Fri Nov 8 12:01:41 2013 by Anna
Turning old fields back into pastures
Posted Thu Nov 7 12:01:39 2013 by Anna
Using leverage points to improve a farm fast
Posted Wed Nov 6 12:02:03 2013 by Anna
Whole Systems Research Farm
Posted Tue Nov 5 12:02:15 2013 by Anna
The Resilient Farm and Homestead
Posted Mon Nov 4 12:01:47 2013 by Anna
Backyard terraforming
Posted Wed Oct 30 07:40:22 2013 by Anna
Stimulating delicious growth
Posted Thu Oct 24 16:03:57 2013 by mark
The beginning of leaf season
Posted Mon Sep 30 07:46:25 2013 by Anna
Building soil in the forest garden
Posted Sun Sep 22 07:46:33 2013 by Anna
Slug control in the garden
Posted Fri Sep 13 07:15:59 2013 by Anna
Sweet potato cover crop
Posted Thu Sep 12 08:11:20 2013 by Anna
Opening up the food jungle
Posted Sat Sep 7 08:44:56 2013 by Anna
Gardeners of Eden
Posted Fri Aug 30 07:21:40 2013 by Anna
Hands-on permaculture giveaway
Posted Mon Jul 22 13:54:38 2013 by Anna
Raising trees out of wet soil with mounds
Posted Thu Jul 18 06:18:28 2013 by Anna
The continuing war against the deer
Posted Thu Jul 11 06:39:31 2013 by Anna
Changing house temperatures with plants
Posted Wed Jul 10 12:00:51 2013 by Anna
Shade houses
Posted Tue Jul 9 12:01:09 2013 by Anna
"Why don't you just use a fungicide/insecticide?"
Posted Tue Jul 9 07:13:48 2013 by Anna
Mollison's Introduction to Permaculture
Posted Mon Jul 8 12:00:34 2013 by Anna
Fighting tomato blight with copper, revisited
Posted Fri Jul 5 07:14:05 2013 by Anna
AJ Bullard's permaculture orchard
Posted Wed Jun 12 12:40:57 2013 by Anna
Mollison and Hemenway on forest gardening
Posted Tue Jun 11 12:01:03 2013 by Anna
Tour of Will Hooker's home, part 2
Posted Mon Jun 10 12:00:25 2013 by Anna
Battling perfectionism
Posted Mon Jun 3 07:23:25 2013 by Anna
Touring an urban homestead
Posted Wed May 29 12:01:21 2013 by Anna
Introduction to permaculture lectures
Posted Tue May 28 12:01:27 2013 by Anna
Free online permaculture classes
Posted Mon May 27 12:01:08 2013 by Anna
Strolling through the forest garden in spring 2013
Posted Mon Apr 29 07:34:38 2013 by Anna
Pond and wetland greening up
Posted Sat Apr 27 08:34:31 2013 by Anna
Holistic Orcharding with Michael Phillips
Posted Mon Apr 1 08:33:17 2013 by Anna
Nitrogen fixation in the forest garden
Posted Sun Mar 10 12:00:15 2013 by Anna
Second generation polycultures
Posted Sat Mar 9 12:01:48 2013 by Anna
Shitake mushroom log preparation
Posted Fri Mar 8 15:53:26 2013 by mark
Paradise Lot
Posted Fri Mar 8 12:00:58 2013 by Anna
Greywater wetland's first inundation
Posted Fri Mar 8 07:14:07 2013 by Anna
Integrating fish into permaculture systems
Posted Thu Mar 7 12:00:47 2013 by Anna
Creating a pond ecosystem
Posted Sun Feb 24 08:26:56 2013 by Anna
Furnishing the summer living room
Posted Sat Feb 23 07:38:27 2013 by Anna
Greywater drain installation
Posted Thu Feb 21 08:05:59 2013 by Anna
Developing a deep shade polyculture
Posted Tue Feb 19 07:14:56 2013 by Anna
My favorite stump dirt tree
Posted Tue Feb 12 07:44:38 2013 by Anna
Pruning the berries
Posted Thu Feb 7 08:31:52 2013 by Anna
Weeding wildlife
Posted Sun Feb 3 08:01:22 2013 by Anna
Under the drain out back
Posted Sat Feb 2 07:56:49 2013 by Anna
Do wood and straw raise soil potassium levels?
Posted Mon Jan 28 12:01:20 2013 by Anna
North-facing hillside
Posted Fri Jan 25 07:51:41 2013 by Anna
Greywater wetland inlet
Posted Sat Jan 5 08:22:01 2013 by Anna
Greywater wetland piping and walls
Posted Fri Jan 4 08:10:59 2013 by Anna
Breaking ground for the greywater wetland
Posted Thu Jan 3 08:04:09 2013 by Anna
Growing your own mulch with pine trees
Posted Sun Dec 23 08:11:51 2012 by Anna
Holding water on a slope with punky wood
Posted Fri Dec 21 08:02:07 2012 by Anna
Weeds and What They Tell Us
Posted Tue Dec 18 08:04:13 2012 by Anna
A 10-Acre Permaculture Project
Posted Sat Dec 15 07:48:31 2012 by Anna
Nurse stump
Posted Tue Dec 4 07:25:41 2012 by Anna
How to start a forest garden from scratch
Posted Fri Nov 30 12:01:17 2012 by Anna
Growing nitrogen in the forest garden
Posted Thu Nov 29 12:01:17 2012 by Anna
Creating a Forest Garden
Posted Mon Nov 26 12:01:20 2012 by Anna
How to divide perennials
Posted Wed Nov 21 07:41:00 2012 by Anna
Types of comfrey
Posted Mon Nov 19 12:01:19 2012 by Alan McDonald
Planting fig cuttings in the fall
Posted Fri Nov 16 07:38:37 2012 by Anna
Chop 'n drop
Posted Tue Oct 30 07:26:47 2012 by Anna
Reinvisioning the forest garden
Posted Sun Oct 28 08:48:51 2012 by Anna
How to plant into a kill mulch
Posted Sat Oct 27 08:44:14 2012 by Anna
Fall mulching in the forest garden
Posted Wed Oct 24 06:47:30 2012 by Anna
Storing autumn leaves
Posted Thu Oct 18 08:30:34 2012 by Anna
Asparagus alley six months later
Posted Mon Oct 15 07:46:12 2012 by Anna
Permaculture stacking
Posted Sun Oct 14 08:52:54 2012 by Anna
Techniques for designing a holistic orchard
Posted Wed Oct 10 12:01:35 2012 by Anna
How to seal a pond or constructed wetland
Posted Wed Oct 10 08:34:13 2012 by Anna
Low work edible mushroom cultivation
Posted Sun Oct 7 07:54:16 2012 by Anna
Beginning a holistic orchard
Posted Wed Oct 3 12:01:18 2012 by Anna
Vegetables in the forest garden
Posted Thu Sep 27 12:01:21 2012 by Anna
Haphazard mulching of fruit trees
Posted Tue Sep 25 12:01:20 2012 by Anna
2012 forest garden
Posted Mon Sep 24 12:01:23 2012 by Anna
Soldier beetle larvae: Not really bad bugs
Posted Mon Sep 17 07:28:32 2012 by Anna
San Francisco forest garden
Posted Tue Aug 21 07:29:45 2012 by Anna
Crayfish in the garden
Posted Wed Aug 1 07:10:32 2012 by Anna
Brush pile in the garden
Posted Wed Jul 25 07:39:18 2012 by Anna
Seven years of bad weeding
Posted Sat Jul 14 07:33:02 2012 by Anna
Successful persimmon germination
Posted Sat Jul 7 07:23:46 2012 by Anna
Wildcrafting
Posted Wed Jun 27 12:01:02 2012 by Anna
Fireblight and topworking
Posted Tue Jun 19 06:24:50 2012 by Anna
Using ragweed and wingstem as mulch
Posted Thu Jun 14 07:14:19 2012 by Anna
When to use a scythe
Posted Tue Jun 12 07:01:57 2012 by Anna
Potato onions worth their salt
Posted Mon Jun 4 07:19:34 2012 by Anna
Beetle castings
Posted Fri Jun 1 06:56:11 2012 by Anna
Planning garden beds on hilly land
Posted Tue May 29 07:14:17 2012 by Anna
The Ultimate Guide to Permaculture
Posted Mon May 28 12:01:17 2012 by Anna
What does a cicada taste like?
Posted Sun May 6 07:01:02 2012 by Anna
Periodic cicadas in 2012
Posted Wed May 2 07:07:23 2012 by Anna
No-till soil structure
Posted Wed Apr 25 07:52:04 2012 by Anna
Nonini on biodynamics
Posted Wed Apr 11 12:00:16 2012 by Anna
Garter snakes in the garden
Posted Wed Apr 4 07:32:36 2012 by Anna
Permaculture Chicken: Incubation Handbook
Posted Mon Apr 2 12:00:53 2012 by Anna
Spring weeding quick fix
Posted Sat Mar 24 07:54:34 2012 by Anna
Bee hive density and pollen diversity
Posted Fri Mar 23 12:01:25 2012 by Anna
Cardboard lessons
Posted Mon Mar 19 08:13:36 2012 by Anna
Flooded (t)in
Posted Sun Mar 4 08:04:01 2012 by Anna
Holzer's easy mushroom cultivation
Posted Fri Mar 2 12:00:36 2012 by Anna
Pigging out in a food forest
Posted Thu Mar 1 12:00:38 2012 by Anna
Do-nothing fruit
Posted Wed Feb 29 12:00:55 2012 by Anna
Green manure rejuvenates poor soil
Posted Tue Feb 28 12:00:55 2012 by Anna
Sepp Holzer's Permaculture
Posted Mon Feb 27 12:00:55 2012 by Anna
Swales in wet climates
Posted Fri Feb 24 07:56:42 2012 by Anna
Redesigning forest garden beds
Posted Wed Feb 22 08:09:21 2012 by Anna
Cardboard and egg carton kill mulches
Posted Sat Feb 18 07:30:19 2012 by Anna
Managing water in a wet climate
Posted Mon Feb 13 07:46:43 2012 by Anna
Moving biomass around
Posted Fri Feb 10 07:57:01 2012 by Anna
How to gather leaves for mulch
Posted Wed Feb 8 08:22:13 2012 by Anna
Expanding a tree mound
Posted Tue Feb 7 07:45:35 2012 by Anna
A forest garden island grows
Posted Fri Feb 3 08:01:12 2012 by Anna
Pasturing with nature
Posted Thu Feb 2 12:00:34 2012 by Anna
Bark kill mulch
Posted Thu Feb 2 07:43:12 2012 by Anna
Edging garden beds with logs
Posted Thu Jan 26 08:17:52 2012 by Anna
Quick hoops and insects
Posted Sat Jan 14 08:27:32 2012 by Anna
Mushrooms in January
Posted Thu Jan 12 08:22:07 2012 by Anna
Compost tumbler as a BSF bin
Posted Mon Dec 26 08:11:51 2011 by Anna
Converting a garden to no-till
Posted Tue Dec 13 08:08:21 2011 by Anna
Introduction to permaculture homesteading books
Posted Sun Dec 11 06:00:51 2011 by Anna
Easy soil building with cover crops
Posted Fri Dec 9 06:01:33 2011 by Anna
Saving persimmon seeds
Posted Thu Dec 8 06:00:33 2011 by Anna
Easy biochar
Posted Mon Dec 5 07:28:17 2011 by Anna
Ginseng and goldenseal in the forest garden
Posted Wed Nov 30 07:56:24 2011 by Anna
Praying mantises on the peach tree
Posted Mon Nov 28 07:58:04 2011 by Anna
Perennial kale
Posted Thu Nov 24 08:10:19 2011 by Anna
Jar test to measure soil texture
Posted Sun Nov 20 07:44:57 2011 by Anna
Base cation saturation ratio
Posted Wed Nov 9 12:01:19 2011 by Anna
Cation exchange capacity
Posted Tue Nov 8 12:01:09 2011 by Anna
Holistic soil test analysis
Posted Mon Nov 7 11:01:19 2011 by Anna
Troubleshooting chicken moats
Posted Tue Nov 1 07:45:14 2011 by Anna
Grasses and legumes for intensive pastures
Posted Fri Oct 28 12:01:08 2011 by Anna
Coping with uneven pasture growth
Posted Thu Oct 27 12:01:10 2011 by Anna
Pasture occupation and recovery periods
Posted Wed Oct 26 12:01:07 2011 by Anna
Pasture ecology
Posted Tue Oct 25 12:01:05 2011 by Anna
Building soil
Posted Tue Oct 25 08:16:17 2011 by Anna
Greener Pastures on Your Side of the Fence
Posted Mon Oct 24 12:24:23 2011 by Anna
Weedy edges for wildlife
Posted Wed Oct 19 12:01:02 2011 by Anna
Collecting goose manure for the garden
Posted Tue Oct 18 12:01:01 2011 by Anna
Near miss
Posted Sun Oct 16 08:46:00 2011 by Anna
Seed ball results
Posted Fri Oct 14 07:50:08 2011 by Anna
Getting started with rotational chicken pastures
Posted Tue Oct 4 12:00:59 2011 by Anna
Appalachian silvopasture
Posted Mon Oct 3 07:24:33 2011 by Anna
Scavenging biomass
Posted Mon Sep 26 12:00:45 2011 by Anna
Bringing Salatin's methods to the backyard
Posted Fri Sep 23 12:00:50 2011 by Anna
Electric fences for pasture rotation
Posted Thu Sep 22 12:00:43 2011 by Anna
Maintainer livestock: Chickens, sheep, and cows
Posted Wed Sep 21 12:00:39 2011 by Anna
Colonizing livestock: Pigs and goats
Posted Tue Sep 20 12:00:44 2011 by Anna
Salatin-style pasturing
Posted Mon Sep 19 12:00:44 2011 by Anna
The place of sheep on a homestead
Posted Mon Sep 12 07:34:37 2011 by Anna
Pros and cons of watering your garden
Posted Sat Sep 10 08:31:57 2011 by Anna
Clearing new ground with animals
Posted Thu Sep 8 07:21:25 2011 by Anna
Limiting factors in the garden
Posted Fri Aug 19 07:01:16 2011 by Anna
Nigerian dwarf goats for sustainable dairy
Posted Thu Aug 18 07:01:34 2011 by Anna
Weed kill mulch
Posted Tue Aug 16 07:00:58 2011 by Anna
Peach brown rot
Posted Sat Aug 13 07:00:58 2011 by Anna
Forest garden perennials you can't kill
Posted Fri Aug 12 07:00:56 2011 by Anna
Keeping deer out of the garden with permaculture
Posted Thu Aug 11 07:45:40 2011 by Anna
Renovating eroded soil
Posted Tue Aug 9 07:03:17 2011 by Anna
No-till, winter cover crops
Posted Mon Aug 8 07:59:48 2011 by Anna
Renovating the forest garden
Posted Fri Aug 5 07:35:54 2011 by Anna
How to prevent pet damage in the garden
Posted Tue Jul 26 07:00:46 2011 by Anna
Conventional asparagus vs. all-male hybrids
Posted Mon Jul 11 06:48:27 2011 by Anna
Seed ball growth after 10 days
Posted Mon Jul 4 07:02:17 2011 by Anna
What to do with monster squash
Posted Sun Jul 3 08:36:57 2011 by Anna
How to make a seed ball
Posted Thu Jun 30 12:00:31 2011 by Anna
When seed balls will work (or fail)
Posted Tue Jun 28 12:00:28 2011 by Anna
What is a seed ball?
Posted Mon Jun 27 11:48:05 2011 by Anna
Japanese beetle population boom
Posted Fri Jun 24 07:06:59 2011 by Anna
Advantages of succession planting
Posted Thu Jun 23 07:58:05 2011 by Anna
Organic insect control
Posted Thu Jun 16 07:42:14 2011 by Anna
Straw season
Posted Fri Jun 10 07:29:27 2011 by Anna
Why I don't want a greenhouse
Posted Tue Jun 7 07:18:48 2011 by Anna
How to take softwood cuttings
Posted Mon Jun 6 07:15:17 2011 by Anna
Going mulch crazy
Posted Sat Jun 4 08:02:13 2011 by Anna
How to grow the tastiest strawberries
Posted Mon May 30 07:20:59 2011 by Anna
Kill mulch renovates weedy garden beds
Posted Thu May 26 07:28:14 2011 by Anna
Top-dressing with comfrey
Posted Tue May 24 08:01:02 2011 by Anna
Compost pile volunteers
Posted Mon May 16 07:14:10 2011 by Anna
Easy and delicious cooked greens
Posted Sat May 14 07:01:11 2011 by Anna
Planting tomatoes in 2011
Posted Tue May 10 07:22:51 2011 by Anna
Ebooks on the way
Posted Tue Apr 12 12:00:50 2011 by Anna
Stump dirt and mushroom compost
Posted Wed Apr 6 07:46:57 2011 by Anna
Forest garden island, year 3
Posted Thu Mar 31 07:47:37 2011 by Anna
Comfrey is hard to kill
Posted Tue Mar 29 07:54:51 2011 by Anna
What do chickens eat on pasture?
Posted Fri Mar 25 12:00:34 2011 by Anna
Chickens control asparagus beetles
Posted Tue Mar 22 08:17:04 2011 by Anna
Chicken forest pasture experiment: Year 2
Posted Mon Mar 21 12:00:50 2011 by Anna
Stumbling homestead podcast
Posted Sun Mar 20 08:54:04 2011 by Anna
Mycoremediation
Posted Fri Mar 18 12:00:56 2011 by Anna
Mushroom rafts and totems
Posted Tue Mar 15 12:00:49 2011 by Anna
Coppicing in the southern Appalachians
Posted Sun Mar 13 10:04:09 2011 by Anna
Top 13 forest garden species
Posted Thu Mar 10 12:00:24 2011 by Anna
Combining forest gardens and vegetable gardens
Posted Wed Mar 9 12:00:25 2011 by Anna
Mulch and herbs in the forest garden
Posted Tue Mar 8 12:00:36 2011 by Anna
Best trees and shrubs for an Appalachian forest garden
Posted Mon Mar 7 12:00:11 2011 by Anna
Dandelions and chicory for early spring greens
Posted Sat Mar 5 07:00:22 2011 by Anna
Attracting black soldier flies
Posted Thu Mar 3 12:00:40 2011 by Anna
Homemade black soldier fly bins
Posted Wed Mar 2 12:00:41 2011 by Anna
Black soldier fly larvae for compost and chicken feed
Posted Tue Mar 1 12:00:37 2011 by Anna
Black soldier fly 101
Posted Mon Feb 28 12:00:26 2011 by Anna
Biochar in the backyard
Posted Mon Feb 14 12:00:40 2011 by Anna
Fertilizing biochar with urine
Posted Thu Feb 10 12:00:31 2011 by Anna
Collecting urine for fertilizer
Posted Mon Feb 7 12:00:42 2011 by Anna
Preparing for the worm bin: Weighing scraps
Posted Sat Feb 5 08:10:58 2011 by Anna
Native American agriculture reading list
Posted Fri Jan 28 12:00:39 2011 by Anna
Gardening tips from the Native Americans
Posted Thu Jan 27 12:00:37 2011 by Anna
North American native permaculture
Posted Wed Jan 26 12:00:30 2011 by Anna
Paleoethnobotany of eastern Native Americans
Posted Mon Jan 24 12:00:32 2011 by Anna
Homemade urine diverting toilets
Posted Fri Jan 21 12:00:33 2011 by Anna
Using urine as fertilizer in the garden
Posted Thu Jan 20 12:00:36 2011 by Anna
What is in urine?
Posted Wed Jan 19 12:00:34 2011 by Anna
Urine: Waste or fertilizer?
Posted Tue Jan 18 12:00:35 2011 by Anna
Operation food scraps
Posted Tue Jan 18 07:57:43 2011 by Anna
Liquid Gold
Posted Mon Jan 17 12:00:32 2011 by Anna
Perennial vegetables for spring greens
Posted Thu Jan 13 12:00:32 2011 by Anna
Wildcrafting perennial vegetables
Posted Wed Jan 12 12:00:32 2011 by Anna
Pros and cons of perennial vegetables
Posted Tue Jan 11 12:00:32 2011 by Anna
Perennial vegetables
Posted Mon Jan 10 12:00:43 2011 by Anna
Forest garden experiments
Posted Fri Jan 7 12:00:34 2011 by Anna
No-till cover crop experiments
Posted Wed Jan 5 12:00:29 2011 by Anna
Vegetable garden mulch experiments
Posted Tue Jan 4 12:00:38 2011 by Anna
Sunny microclimates
Posted Tue Jan 4 08:27:50 2011 by Anna
Pitcher irrigation
Posted Sun Jan 2 18:52:41 2011 by Anna
Home-scale edible mushroom experiments
Posted Fri Dec 31 12:00:33 2010 by Anna
Using hugelkultur to expand a tree mound
Posted Fri Dec 31 08:40:25 2010 by Anna
Chicken incubation, broiler, and pasture experiments
Posted Wed Dec 29 12:00:33 2010 by Anna
Wood stove biochar experiment
Posted Thu Dec 9 08:02:57 2010 by Anna
Large worm bins are resilient
Posted Fri Dec 3 11:00:50 2010 by Anna
Worm towers
Posted Wed Dec 1 08:12:23 2010 by Anna
Worm Cafe
Posted Mon Nov 29 11:00:27 2010 by Anna
Oyster mushrooms in the firewood
Posted Mon Nov 29 08:03:15 2010 by Anna
Free sources of garden mulch
Posted Wed Nov 24 11:00:51 2010 by Anna
How to start a no-till garden from scratch
Posted Tue Nov 23 11:00:52 2010 by Anna
Hugelkultur problems
Posted Sat Nov 20 07:51:38 2010 by Anna
Urban homestead permaculture
Posted Mon Nov 8 07:00:33 2010 by Anna
Nut orchard
Posted Fri Nov 5 07:00:34 2010 by Anna
Planting persimmons
Posted Wed Nov 3 12:00:49 2010 by Anna
American and Asian persimmons
Posted Tue Nov 2 12:00:56 2010 by Anna
Persimmons in permaculture
Posted Mon Nov 1 12:00:57 2010 by Anna
Winter wheat and the Hessian fly free date
Posted Fri Oct 22 07:00:32 2010 by Anna
A $20 mound
Posted Thu Oct 21 07:00:25 2010 by Anna
Wood chip mulch
Posted Wed Oct 20 07:00:37 2010 by Anna
Wormy chestnuts
Posted Sun Oct 10 08:26:28 2010 by Anna
Chicken forest pasture experiment: Year 1
Posted Thu Oct 7 07:52:33 2010 by Anna
Poultry litter biochar
Posted Fri Sep 3 12:00:38 2010 by Anna
Using biochar
Posted Thu Sep 2 12:01:56 2010 by Anna
Radish cover crop
Posted Thu Sep 2 08:14:58 2010 by Anna
How to make biochar
Posted Wed Sep 1 12:00:39 2010 by Anna
Benefits of biochar
Posted Tue Aug 31 12:00:24 2010 by Anna
Swiss chard leaf eater
Posted Tue Aug 31 07:09:43 2010 by Anna
What is biochar?
Posted Mon Aug 30 13:43:26 2010 by Anna
Does growing your own food matter?
Posted Sun Aug 29 09:10:44 2010 by Anna
Oriental fruit moth
Posted Sun Aug 15 07:37:14 2010 by Anna
Predatory stink bug
Posted Tue Aug 3 08:07:35 2010 by Anna
Farm tour
Posted Sun Aug 1 08:54:17 2010 by Anna
Tobacco hornworm
Posted Sat Jul 31 06:00:45 2010 by Anna
Succession planting cucumbers and summer squash
Posted Tue Jul 13 07:18:03 2010 by Anna
Egyptian onions for sale
Posted Wed Jul 7 07:38:53 2010 by Anna
No-till cover crop
Posted Tue Jul 6 08:27:35 2010 by Anna
How to gley a pond
Posted Sun Jul 4 08:37:39 2010 by Anna
Ethical meat
Posted Fri Jul 2 12:00:26 2010 by Anna
Calories per acre for various foods
Posted Wed Jun 30 12:00:29 2010 by Anna
Hugelkultur
Posted Mon Jun 28 07:35:38 2010 by Anna
Propagating kiwis from softwood cuttings
Posted Fri Jun 25 07:48:59 2010 by Anna
Dark Cornish broilers
Posted Wed Jun 16 07:15:43 2010 by Anna
Shelling peas vs. broccoli
Posted Sat Jun 5 07:12:26 2010 by Anna
Growing comfrey
Posted Fri Jun 4 12:00:39 2010 by Anna
Hatchling box turtle
Posted Fri Jun 4 06:39:05 2010 by Anna
Comfrey for compost and mulch
Posted Thu Jun 3 12:00:27 2010 by Anna
Feeding comfrey to livestock
Posted Wed Jun 2 12:00:47 2010 by Anna
Russian comfrey
Posted Tue Jun 1 12:00:16 2010 by Anna
Lawrence Hills on comfrey
Posted Mon May 31 11:43:37 2010 by Anna
Varieties resistant to cedar apple rust
Posted Sun May 30 06:52:30 2010 by Anna
Forest garden islands are easy
Posted Fri May 28 12:00:25 2010 by Anna
May farm tour
Posted Fri May 21 07:53:11 2010 by Anna
Chicken pasture contest winner
Posted Fri May 14 07:28:13 2010 by Anna
African roots of current African-American gardens
Posted Tue May 11 12:00:35 2010 by Anna
Elderberry leaf mulch
Posted Wed May 5 07:15:57 2010 by Anna
Volunteer mushrooms
Posted Mon May 3 06:55:01 2010 by Anna
Chicken pasture contest
Posted Sun May 2 07:55:31 2010 by Anna
Spring planting
Posted Sat May 1 07:23:40 2010 by Anna
Soil health in square foot gardening
Posted Thu Apr 22 12:00:31 2010 by Anna
Greater bee fly: Bombylius major
Posted Fri Apr 16 12:00:26 2010 by Anna
Horticulturalist society
Posted Fri Apr 16 07:00:20 2010 by Anna
Miner bees: Andrena sp.
Posted Thu Apr 15 12:00:16 2010 by Anna
Small carpenter bees: Ceratina sp.
Posted Wed Apr 14 12:00:28 2010 by Anna
Sweat bees: Halictids
Posted Tue Apr 13 12:00:28 2010 by Anna
Native pollinators
Posted Mon Apr 12 12:00:31 2010 by Anna
Ramps in the forest garden
Posted Mon Apr 12 07:35:48 2010 by Anna
Growing mushrooms on stumps
Posted Sun Apr 11 07:36:18 2010 by Anna
Mulberries: Morus sp.
Posted Fri Apr 9 12:00:16 2010 by Anna
Gooseberries and currants: Ribes sp.
Posted Thu Apr 8 12:00:23 2010 by Anna
Nanking Cherry: Prunus tomentosa
Posted Wed Apr 7 12:00:32 2010 by Anna
Hardy Kiwi: Actinidia arguta
Posted Tue Apr 6 12:00:30 2010 by Anna
Uncommon Fruits Worthy of Attention
Posted Mon Apr 5 12:00:20 2010 by Anna
Grains in the chicken forest pasture
Posted Thu Apr 1 12:00:29 2010 by Anna
Osage-Orange hedge, part 2
Posted Thu Apr 1 07:31:39 2010 by Anna
Sources of compost
Posted Wed Mar 31 07:52:09 2010 by Anna
Permaculture at home
Posted Sun Mar 28 08:08:10 2010 by Anna
Dandelions: Dynamic accumulator and edible
Posted Fri Mar 26 07:36:12 2010 by Anna
Daffodils in the forest garden
Posted Thu Mar 25 08:58:28 2010 by Anna
Hedges enclosed cottage gardens
Posted Wed Mar 10 12:00:21 2010 by Anna
Mycoremediation with King Stropharia
Posted Wed Mar 10 07:44:07 2010 by Anna
Renting a wood chipper
Posted Mon Mar 8 07:01:39 2010 by Anna
Skull identification
Posted Sat Mar 6 07:20:19 2010 by Anna
Scrounging for humus
Posted Fri Mar 5 07:03:27 2010 by Anna
Dark Cornish chickens
Posted Wed Mar 3 08:34:20 2010 by Anna
Planning and renovating garden beds
Posted Mon Mar 1 08:43:15 2010 by Anna
Bouche-Thomas hedges
Posted Fri Feb 26 12:00:35 2010 by Anna
Mounds and bogs in the forest garden
Posted Thu Feb 25 12:00:35 2010 by Anna
Cutting the cedars
Posted Thu Feb 25 07:55:29 2010 by Anna
Robert Hart's forest garden
Posted Wed Feb 24 12:00:09 2010 by Anna
Tropical forest gardening
Posted Tue Feb 23 12:00:09 2010 by Anna
Forest Gardening: Creating an Edible Landscape
Posted Mon Feb 22 12:00:29 2010 by Anna
Using legumes to increase the garden's fertility
Posted Fri Feb 12 12:00:21 2010 by Anna
The last straw
Posted Fri Feb 5 12:00:17 2010 by Anna
Masanobu Fukuoka's four principles
Posted Thu Feb 4 12:00:13 2010 by Anna
Uses for sawdust
Posted Thu Feb 4 07:33:22 2010 by Anna
Fukuoka's natural farming
Posted Wed Feb 3 12:00:19 2010 by Anna
The One-Straw Revolution
Posted Tue Feb 2 12:00:17 2010 by Anna
The decline of Japanese agriculture
Posted Mon Feb 1 12:00:10 2010 by Anna
What's new in the garden in 2010?
Posted Sat Jan 30 07:33:30 2010 by Anna
The allure of mulch
Posted Wed Jan 27 08:48:23 2010 by Anna
Starting alpine strawberries from seed
Posted Tue Jan 26 08:22:41 2010 by Anna
King Stropharia mushrooms in permaculture
Posted Tue Jan 12 12:00:24 2010 by Anna
Sod mulch for apples
Posted Wed Dec 30 12:00:06 2009 by Anna
Apples love bones
Posted Tue Dec 29 12:00:07 2009 by Anna
Dogs control rodents
Posted Fri Dec 25 07:00:15 2009 by Anna
Tweaking our mulch campaign for microorganisms
Posted Fri Dec 18 12:00:11 2009 by Anna
Different mulches for bacteria and fungi
Posted Thu Dec 17 12:00:10 2009 by Anna
Chemistry of the fungi to bacteria ratio
Posted Wed Dec 16 12:00:02 2009 by Anna
Fungi to bacteria ratio
Posted Tue Dec 15 12:00:10 2009 by Anna
Teaming with Microbes
Posted Mon Dec 14 12:00:10 2009 by Anna
Wood is scarce in China
Posted Fri Dec 11 12:00:10 2009 by Anna
Humanure and other fertilizers in China
Posted Thu Dec 10 12:00:11 2009 by Anna
Asian farming maximizes space and time
Posted Wed Dec 9 12:00:04 2009 by Anna
Feeding the masses with little land
Posted Tue Dec 8 12:00:31 2009 by Anna
Pasture plan
Posted Tue Dec 8 08:10:20 2009 by Anna
Swale update
Posted Mon Dec 7 08:23:41 2009 by Anna
A fruitful visit
Posted Sat Dec 5 08:09:29 2009 by Anna
Edible hedges
Posted Fri Dec 4 12:00:19 2009 by Anna
Sheep and goats in forest pastures
Posted Thu Dec 3 12:00:21 2009 by Anna
Pigs are our top choice for forest pasturing
Posted Wed Dec 2 12:00:07 2009 by Anna
Two visions of forest pasturing
Posted Tue Dec 1 12:00:22 2009 by Anna
Forest gardening avoids animals
Posted Mon Nov 30 12:00:24 2009 by Anna
Osage-Orange Hedge, Part 1
Posted Mon Nov 30 07:24:56 2009 by Anna
Building Mounds and Swales
Posted Tue Nov 24 08:33:41 2009 by Anna
Central American Forest Gardens
Posted Mon Nov 16 12:00:56 2009 by Anna
Our young forest garden
Posted Fri Nov 6 12:00:46 2009 by Anna
What is a forest garden?
Posted Thu Nov 5 12:01:02 2009 by Anna
History of forest gardening
Posted Wed Nov 4 12:00:53 2009 by Anna
History of permaculture
Posted Tue Nov 3 12:00:54 2009 by Anna
Roots of permaculture
Posted Mon Nov 2 12:00:51 2009 by Anna
You know you're a permaculture redneck when...
Posted Fri Oct 30 08:49:54 2009 by Anna
Nitrogen composition of tree leaves
Posted Tue Oct 27 08:09:44 2009 by Anna
Designing and maintaining your edible landscape naturally
Posted Mon Oct 5 12:00:22 2009 by Anna
Muck makes good seed beds
Posted Fri Sep 25 12:00:24 2009 by Anna
Mexican silting fields
Posted Thu Sep 24 12:00:28 2009 by Anna
Elderberry makes a good mulch
Posted Wed Sep 23 12:00:32 2009 by Anna
Leaves as a soil amendment
Posted Tue Sep 22 12:00:31 2009 by Anna
Permaculture obsession
Posted Thu Sep 3 12:00:42 2009 by Anna
Animal lessons
Posted Wed Sep 2 12:00:07 2009 by Anna
Garden lessons
Posted Tue Sep 1 12:00:18 2009 by Anna
Lessons learned in year 3
Posted Mon Aug 31 12:00:14 2009 by Anna
On the cusp of sustainability
Posted Fri Aug 7 12:00:19 2009 by Anna
Terra preta adds fertility to poor soils
Posted Thu Aug 6 12:00:22 2009 by Anna
Anthropogenic forests in the Amazon
Posted Wed Aug 5 12:00:23 2009 by Anna
Cahokia: A cautionary tale
Posted Tue Aug 4 12:00:05 2009 by Anna
What American Indians can teach us about permaculture
Posted Mon Aug 3 12:00:22 2009 by Anna
Tips for building a chicken tractor for under $20
Posted Tue Jul 7 12:00:22 2009 by Anna
Earthworms in permaculture
Posted Fri May 22 10:58:39 2009 by Anna
Introducing the commercial mower
Posted Sun May 17 08:37:56 2009 by Anna
Three sisters in permaculture
Posted Fri May 8 10:53:32 2009 by Anna
Comfrey in permaculture
Posted Thu May 7 10:44:05 2009 by Anna
Worms in permaculture
Posted Wed May 6 11:12:05 2009 by Anna
Chicken Tractor Permaculture
Posted Tue May 5 11:17:59 2009 by Anna
Introduction to Permaculture
Posted Mon May 4 10:54:24 2009 by Anna
Make your own cement blocks
Posted Thu Apr 23 20:42:50 2009 by Mark
Chicken tractor trek
Posted Fri Mar 13 19:25:41 2009 by Mark
Chicken tractor construction tip
Posted Thu Mar 12 18:02:25 2009 by Mark
Do it yourself chicken tractor
Posted Wed Mar 11 19:32:27 2009 by Mark
More notes on chicken tractor design
Posted Tue Mar 10 20:07:42 2009 by Mark
Chicken tractor details
Posted Mon Mar 9 19:03:40 2009 by Mark
Chicken tractor construction
Posted Thu Mar 5 20:20:15 2009 by Mark
Planning a forest garden, part 1
Posted Mon Mar 2 10:27:25 2009 by Anna
Forest garden experiment
Posted Mon Feb 9 07:46:08 2009 by Anna
Chicken Tractor Question
Posted Fri Nov 7 17:31:23 2008 by Mark


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