first flush version 3

Permaculture Tip of the Day – First Flush System Version 3

Nicholas Burtner has started testing out live video and chose to make the first tip from live video while it was raining in the middle of summer to explain version three of the School of Permaculture Suburban Site. Hope you guys enjoy! ~We greatly appreciate your shares and likes. Please share if you found something[…]

high end toilet

Permaculture Tip of the Day – High End Code Compliant Composting Toilet

Nicholas Burtner visits Guner Tautrim and the two have a bit of a silliness showing off a real high end code compliant composting toilet for those who wish to still have the look and feel of a flush toilet but with code compliance (where applicable) and responsible use. Find more toilets like these at[…]

dehyrating food with hot water

Permaculture Tip of the Day – Dehydrating Food with Hot Water

Nicholas Burtner is in Victoria, British Columbia at the Ann and Gord Baird homestead, where it is truly awesome, and Gord shows off a very unique designed feature for dehydrating food using the “wasted” heat from the solar hot water heater. #Awesome Find out more and contact Gord at ~We greatly appreciate your shares[…]

Davis CA

Permaculture Tip of the Day – Permaculture Suburban Planning

Get inspired with some footage of Davis California’s Village Homes. Nicholas Burtner visits and see how these strategies and techniques combined with appropriate technology over the last 50 years can make amazing future suburban sites! ~We greatly appreciate your shares and likes. Please share if you found something useful. What next? (click below) Take a[…]


Permaculture Tip of the Day – Greenhouse/Biogas Digester/Root Cellar/Living Roof

Check out this multi-functional building that Sandy McPherson and Alan Philip put together. This building, made from the clay excavated from a water storage project on the same site, is a solar greenhouse with a thick wall between the sun side and shade side  to provide a cold storage root cellar. Along with the solar[…]