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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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                                      How to Grow Garlic

                                        Garlic has been cultivated for thousands of years. It is mentioned in ancient Greek, Indian and Chinese writings, while garlic bulbs were found in the

                                        How to Grow Peppers

                                          Peppers are great additions to a permaculture plot, not only because they are relatively easy to grow and provide good crops when given the right

                                          10 Reasons Why Guild Planting is Amazing

                                            Guild planting has so many benefits for your permaculture garden. By growing certain species together, you increase the chances of having a

                                            7 Advantages of Perennials

                                              Plants come in two main types: annuals and perennials (with the honorable exception of a few plants that last two years, called biennials). Annuals

                                              4 Alternatives to Dairy Milk

                                                Many permaculturists chose to keep goats, sheep and even cattle, not for the meat yield they provide, but for the milk. This is of course a good way

                                                How Stacking Functions Can Improve Yields and Reduce Work

                                                  Companion planting is based on the idea of another permaculture concept stacking functions. Every element (read: plant, animal, mineral, etc)

                                                  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

                                                    7 benefits of Doing a Permaculture Design Certificate Course

                                                      You re interested in permaculture (you re looking at this site, after all), but perhaps wondering what your next step with it will be. Using

                                                      7 Parts of an Apple Tree Guild

                                                        Guild, or companion, planting is one of the fundamental techniques of permaculture gardening. It taps into permaculture ideas such as

                                                        12 Things Not to Put in Your Permaculture Compost Pile

                                                          Compost is one of the permaculture gardener s most potent tools. It recycles "waste" from the garden and the home and turns it into a material rich

                                                          7 Permaculture Ideas for Renters

                                                            Permaculture is for everyone. It is one of the best ways of producing food, minimizing our impact upon the planet, and moving towards a

                                                            What's Good for the Planet is Great for Business Profit

                                                              Many companies have begun focusing their efforts on sustainable business practices in the last few years. Green business is no longer just a fashionable

                                                              How to Start Seeds Indoors

                                                                There are several reasons why you might wish to do so. If you live in an area where the winters are long, and so the growing season is relatively

                                                                3 Types of Aquaponics Systems

                                                                  Aquaponics is a system of cultivation that is starting to become much better known, both in terms of commercial agricultural production and the smaller

                                                                  How to Use Household Appliances Efficiently

                                                                    Most modern homes are filled with all manner of appliances and devices that use electricity. These appliances help to make life easier in some

                                                                    Veganic is the New Permaculture

                                                                      What is veganic farming and why is it so important in saving the planet? Before I get into the nitty gritty of it all, let me tell you a little bit

                                                                      7 Tips for Creating a Garden to Attract Wildlife

                                                                        Permaculture systems work with nature and give value to all parts of it. While producing edible crops is one of the main focuses of any permaculture

                                                                        7 Typical Components of a Guild

                                                                          Guilds really are great. These interconnected systems of plants and animals are clear demonstrations of how nature achieves balance and harmony. Taking

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                                                                          Steps by Steps Details of First Food Forest in Pakistan—–Introductory Part

                                                                            Hi
                                                                            As I have promised to share my first project with you from start to end. Yesterday on 4th February 2015 I have signed a final agreement to make “First Experimental Food Forest Project” I want to include ...

                                                                            Hi from Montreal QC

                                                                              I’m working on an urban planning degree through that I really got turned on to permaculture and the benefits that it can have for the environment. I thought I was going to have to wait a while to ...

                                                                              Rehabilitating toxic / arsenic laden soils

                                                                                I may be able to access an old apple orchard of about 8 acres soon. But I hear that apple orchards used to spray lot of pesticides which may make the soil toxic with arsenic. The land has not ...

                                                                                Sheet mulching/cardboard ink

                                                                                  Cardboard is meant to be really good in sheet mulching. I’m just about to do some of it in my backyard but I’m concerned about the ink in the text written on the cardboard(heavy metals/general chemicals). Does anyone knows ...

                                                                                  design software?

                                                                                    shalom to all u permies~!

                                                                                    ive been fiddeling around for quite a while now with sketchup in order to bring my design to life…. and i feel sooooooooo frustrated because its really challanging to make what i want with ...

                                                                                    creating a pond

                                                                                      We created space for a pond on a hillside aprx 18 feet x 12 and aprx 5 feet deep. Because there is hardly any top soil and it is very rocky (marl too), it could not retain ...

                                                                                      backyard is rock

                                                                                        the land my house is on used to be a site for an oil rig and after they pulled it out and decided to build properties on it they put a ton of rock down. Even if I were ...

                                                                                        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 to all, from St. Louis Mo.

                                                                                            Hi my name is Donna. I ran into this class online while searching out more information on food foresting. I consider myself a tera-former. I have been working with Aquaponics for a few years and permaculture this past year. ...

                                                                                            Hi from Davis, California

                                                                                              Hello from sunny California. We live in Davis, which is in the central valley near Sacramento, inland from San Francisco. We are in the middle of a permaculture redesign of our suburban lot… the entire front yard ...

                                                                                              Water to store solar electricity

                                                                                                Hi
                                                                                                Has anyone got practical experience in pumping water up hill using abundent solar energy and running it back down through a small turbine at night?
                                                                                                Thanks heaps
                                                                                                Paul

                                                                                                What are some Zone 5 unusual edibles?

                                                                                                  I am looking for various, delicious fruits and vegetables for zone 5 climate range. Specifically, plants that do not need to be brought inside during winter months. Thanks a lot : )

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