Sometimes when we start planning a food forest we can get caught up with getting things very precise. For example when I first was guided into food forestry I was taught that I “needed” to plant one nitrogen fixing tree for every 3 food bearing trees. After having great mentors and a very solid blocks […]
Small clip highlighting a portion of Nicholas Burtner’s motivational talk at The March Against Monsanto Dallas 2014.
We can actually benefit the soil by pruning trees. It is not widely known that by pruning a tree at it’s crown or branches that the tree will prune it’s own roots to compensate for the amount of energy no longer needed above the soil. It is important to note that a very healthy soil is […]
When in an urban or suburban environment we often times bring in outside material since a growing season has not
Sometimes due to time, availability, or financial restrictions a bulldozer is the only machine that can be utilized for earthworks.
Nicholas Burtner explains how to dig a swale using a smaller 3 ton excavator for a 5 acre piece of property. It is easy to do and we hope you gain confidence after gaining the knowledge and know how. Working With Nature’s website: http://schoolofpermaculture.com
Nicholas Burtner walks us through a newly established urban/suburban earthworks installation with a small gabion, diversion drain to get street