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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 http://www.sun-mar.com[…]

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Permaculture Tip of the Day – Beautifying Urban Spaces With Reclaimed Materials – Urbanite On Steroids






Nicholas Burtner visits Elijah Santoyo in a suburb or Los Angeles and gets rocked by some amazing implementation of urban design. You will definitely want to know how to get that natural patina stone look using urbanite, which we affectionately dub “Urbanite on Steroids”. Elijah explains it in this video. Learn more at www.earthflow.com —-[…]

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Permaculture Tip of the Day – How Many Bananas Can Fit in a Banana Circle?






Sorry about the low volume, external mic was being stubborn that day. Nicholas Burtner is at Haiti Communitere in Port-au-Prince, Haiti and stumbles upon this banana circle / banana clump with an obscene about of bananas for such a small space. Make sure to check out our other video explaining in detail what a banana[…]

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Permaculture Tip of the Day – Mediterranean Dry Land Gray Water System & Plant Selection






Nicholas Burtner gets a tour of Orella Ranch with Loren Luyendyk as he discusses the intricacies of planting a gray water banana circle-ish system in the Mediterranean dry lands. You can contact/hire Loren at: www.sborganics.com ~We greatly appreciate your shares and likes. If you found something useful, please share. What next? (click below) Take a[…]

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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 – Swale Crossing Suburban Size






Nicholas Burtner is at, what is believed to be the first apartment complex in the country (USA) that has specifically asked for permaculture and a food forest, woohoo!!!,  and shows us a how to put in a suburban size swale crossing pathway. #TortillaCheeseTortilla ~We greatly appreciate your shares and likes. If you found something useful,[…]

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Permaculture Tip of the Day – Self Wicking Seed Starter






Nicholas Burtner explains what is seed starter and talks us through how to put together a larger version which is good for all types of permaculture site applications, and especially for the suburban and urban environments. ~We greatly appreciate your shares and likes. If you found something useful, please share. What next? (click below) Take[…]

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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 –[…]