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Aquaponics Course

    Want to combine raising fish and growing plants into a super-efficient cultivation system? Discover how aquaponics systems work, and how they can create

    Building a Green Property Course

      Do you want to build your own home and make it as green and sustainable as possible? Learn how to position your home on your property to work with nature

      Chickens Course

        Considering Keeping Chickens But Not Sure How To Start? This Course Will Show You How Learn the many reasons why chickens make a great and easy

        Companion, Guild and Succession Planting Course

          Discover how making connections between plants can create productive ecosystems Learn the principles behind companion, guild, and succession planting

          Compost Course

            Do you want to learn how to create your own organic compost one of the most powerful materials in permaculture? Explore the different types of material

            Graywater Course

              Discover how to divert, store and use graywater from your home on your garden safely and effectively Explore the options for reusing water

              Greener Home Course

                Make your home eco-friendly, non-toxic, energy efficient and less wasteful with this online course!   Learn how making simple changes in your home

                Greener Home Course

                  Make your home eco-friendly, non-toxic, energy efficient and less wasteful with this online course! Learn how making simple changes in your home can

                  Maximum Gardening Course

                    Want to follow the journey that a plant takes from seed to harvest? Okay, let s go! Discover how seeds germinate, and the ways that you can provide the

                    Mindfulness and Meditation Course

                      Calm your mind and gain a deeper understanding of yourself with the power of mindfulness and meditation. Learn how to incorporate mindfulness into your

                      Mulch Course

                        Learn how to make mulch a key part of your permaculture design to improve soil and maximize yield Explore the options when it comes to choosing

                        Permaculture Basics Course

                          The ultimate introduction to permaculture and sustainable living!Have you always wanted to try permaculture, organic gardening, going green, and

                          Permaculture Mastery

                            Transform your home into a beautiful, sustainable & healthy oasis that provides you abundant organic food & clean water.Redesign your property, learn to

                            Prolonging the Harvest Course

                              Food preservation methods to make the most of your crops and minimize waste Learn how to preserve food with a variety of techniques from freezing

                              Rainwater Course

                                Learn all the ways to slow, sink, spread, and store water on your permaculture property Discover many types of rainwater harvesting system, including

                                Soil and Garden Beds Course

                                  Want to know how you can improve your soil and learn to build garden beds? Discover how soil is made, what it is made from, and how you can improve the soil

                                  Suburban ecoHomestead Design Course

                                    Creatively transforms your suburban property into a thriving abundant sustainable eco-homestead This self-paced Suburban Eco-Homestead Sustainable

                                    Suburban Permaculture Course

                                      Learn how you can permaculture a suburban or urban property Discover planting techniques for a variety of locations in towns and cities from window

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                                      Why Business Ecosystems Can Expand Our Impact

                                        There is incredible power in working together with people from different fields of expertise, united by common values. Expanding the permaculture community

                                        7 Tips for Reducing Food Waste

                                          Each year, millions of tons of food are simply thrown away by consumers. More often than not, this food goes into landfill sites, producing no benefit

                                          How to Build a Cold Frame

                                            On a permaculture plot, the gardener is always looking for ways to maximize yield. There are many ways of trying to achieve this, including

                                            Sustainable Living Means a Higher Quality of Life for Everyone

                                              Sustainable living is not just about being eco-friendly. It's about living and working in a way that is not only mindful of the earth, but also of the body

                                              8 Animals and the Plants That Repel Them

                                                Just like a natural ecosystem, a permaculture design should always be looking to achieve balance. Establishing biodiversity is one way of doing this

                                                Renewable Energy is Here - Solar Energy Prices Are Hitting The Floor

                                                  Solar Energy - Past, Present And Future Who knew in just one decade solar energy would become a leading source of renewable energy? Two states, California

                                                  How to Grow Walnuts

                                                    It is often claimed that walnuts were one of the first food crops to be cultivated by human beings. Their history is certainly a long one, with its

                                                    Healing People and Planet Through Natural Building

                                                      The cob walls of Devonshire, which are formed of clay and straw trodden together by oxen, have been known to last above a century without requiring

                                                      Permaculture, Poop and Farts

                                                        Permaculture allows nature to do its thing. The gardens are lush and beautiful. While the birds chirp high in the trees, soft aromas mix in the air as

                                                        How to Grow Fruit Trees in Containers

                                                          Firstly, growing fruit trees in containers is a great option for permaculture gardeners who are short on space. They may not have garden beds with

                                                          How to Graft Fruit Trees

                                                            Grafting is a technique that allows you to combine a cutting from one tree with the rootstock of another. This can be useful to continue to get a

                                                            6 Sources of Renewable Energy

                                                              Ninety seven percent of scientists agree that man-made climate change is a real and present danger to the health of the planet. The emissions produced by

                                                              6 Properties of Soil

                                                                Having a good understanding of the soil on your permaculture plot is key to making it productive. The soil, as the medium in which plants grow, is the

                                                                Aquaponics: the Drought Resistant Environmentally Consistent Garden Veggie Hydro Show

                                                                  Aquaponics creates an artificial but naturally sustainable means to grow plants and raise fish while using water efficiently. It combines a hydroponic

                                                                  9 Edible Weeds

                                                                    Weeds have long been the bane of traditional gardener s lives. Invasive, unsightly and tenacious, they required a lot of effort to get rid of and

                                                                    How to Espalier Fruit Trees

                                                                      The term espaliering refers to the training of a tree so that it grows flat. Often this means growing against a wall, but it can also involve training the

                                                                      Maximizing Soil Fertility with Soil Improving Plants

                                                                        A mature forest garden is known to create maximum output for minimum effort. Forest gardens also referred to as food forests and know under the umbrella

                                                                        Permaculture Herbs – Culinary and Medicinal Uses

                                                                          Herbs are incredibly useful plants for permaculture. They will often grow in small spaces or pots, making them a good option for those with little or no

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                                                                          Lecture One Permaculture Fundamentals

                                                                            I watched the first lecture on Permaculture Fundamentals yesterday and had my pen and paper ready. I took notes as Larry talked.
                                                                            After watching the lecture I browsed the forum here for conversation/discussion and was sadly disappointed. Ah well.

                                                                            Removing trees entirely to restart native plant growth? (ex commercial forest)

                                                                              Similar to Rauls’ post “how to bring back life to a very depleted land??” I am facing a similar riddle.

                                                                              We bought 10 acres of ex State Forest, in Queensland Australia, that has been slashed 2-3 times per annum for ...

                                                                              Hello from South-Eastern France

                                                                                Hi! I am a recent transplant to France (born in San Diego, grew up in SoCal and went to University in Washington State).

                                                                                My husband and I purchased a home about 2 years ago in a rural area, which ...

                                                                                Bonjour from Quebec

                                                                                  Hello everyone,
                                                                                  I want to be learn how to apply permaculture principles in a cold climate with a short growing season. I am from zone 4b in Quebec.
                                                                                  A bientot!
                                                                                  Alise

                                                                                  Hello from South Africa

                                                                                    I am fascinated with Permaculture and been learning as I can bit by bit with videos/articles/forums online. This free course is just wonderful. Thank you so very very much!

                                                                                    I live in the Hartbeespoort area alongside the Crocodile River. 21 ...

                                                                                    Chickens

                                                                                      I have a few questions on chickens from video two. I have heard some say that nobody has ever really built a chicken greenhouse; that it is just a myth perpetuated by permaculture writers who have never actually done ...

                                                                                      Sending you guys some Green Love from South Africa!

                                                                                        Hello all you fellow Green lovers! A quick meet and greet from my side: I am a 27 year old female living in SA and my dream is to Open a fully Sustainable Eco-Backpackers in the next 3 years, ...

                                                                                        aquaponics

                                                                                          Tell me about your dream system?

                                                                                          Maria, Lisboa – Objectivo: Rede de permacultura em Portugal

                                                                                            Olá! QUe bom ver tanta gente interessada nesta abordagem à agricultura em Portugal.
                                                                                            O meu background é em Economia do Desenvolvimento e especializei-me em Administração e Planeamento para o Desenvolvimento, pela University College London, no Reino Unido, onde também ...

                                                                                            A Real Permaculture Enthusiast Needs Real Time Guidance From You All

                                                                                              Hi I am from Pakistan . I have been trying to search permaculture experts in my country for the last three months but I am unable to find any in Pakistan and my circumstances won’t allow me to go ...

                                                                                              Starting a Career in Permaculture

                                                                                                Hello,

                                                                                                My name is Veronica and Im 24 from Australia. I am absolutely loving this course and I aspire to get into permaculture and buy land and start a permaculture farm. I also wish to travel and teach communities and ...

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                                                                                                  I go by the name Satyr, for weird and nerdy reasons– But that’s another story– and I am currently in Seattle. I’ll be moving next month to Billings MT for education and work, but will someday be moving to ...

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