Permaculture Tip of the Day - Quick & Easy Freeze Protection For Your Plants

Permaculture Tip of the Day – Quick & Easy Freeze Protection For Your Plants






School of Permaculture graduate and owner of Dancin Creek Permaculture Center shows us how to make a quick and easy portable freeze protector that can be set up in a few minutes. Just in time for winter! ~We greatly appreciate your shares and likes. If you found something useful, please share. What next? (click below)[…]

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Permaculture Tip of the Day – Replenishing an Aquifer with Swales – A Case Study






Nicholas Burtner is at Casitas Valley Farm getting the scoop from Warren Brush on how a 9 month old swale has had unbelievable aquifer filling ability for a well on the property, even in the midst of a drought! ~We greatly appreciate your shares and likes. If you found something useful, please share. What next?[…]

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Permaculture Tip of the Day – Gravity Fed “Dark” Gray Water System






Gray water is typically any waste water that is used other than the toilet and kitchen sink water. Dark gray water is the same but inclusive with the water that drains from kitchen sink. Nicholas Burtner is in Victoria, BC, Canada with the amazing Ann and Gord Baird on their off grid established homestead showing[…]

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Permaculture Tip of the Day – The Lamiacea ‘Mint’ Family






In permaculture design, the mint family is especially important for many reasons. For one it is extremely hardy, existing generally in all climates, soil and sun conditions. Mints generally can run to cover an area. They are known for there stolons(underground or above ground herbaceous stems that root readily) which allow the plant to spread[…]

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Permaculture Tip of the Day – What Are Type One Errors?






  (A busted and breached pond/dam wall) TYPE ONE ERRORS are classified as errors/mistakes on a site which will either cost you or the client a lot of time, money, or energy to replace, redo, or clear out of a system if installed incorrectly. There are very few TYPE ONE ERRORS in permaculture design –[…]

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School of Permaculture’s Design Services






Consultation and Design Services ~Make sure to check out our portfolio of permaculture work too! A permaculture project/site starts with a consultation and a blueprint design. Depending on what you have visioned and what the landscape allows we will create a unique site design that compliments both. A strategy for land development will be introduced as[…]