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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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                                      A 9-Step Easy Sheet Permaculture Mulching Technique

                                        Mulch is marvelous. It performs a variety of functions that help save the permaculture gardener time and effort, while providing the soil and plants with

                                        Why Forest Gardens Are Amazing

                                          Forest gardens are truly incredible things. Forests are like nature s own version of a permaculture system, being self-sustaining, diverse and productive

                                          7 Reasons Not to Eat Cage Eggs

                                            Anyone who keeps chickens on their permaculture ploy knows what delightful animals they can be. Different species have their own character traits

                                            9 Organic Mulch Materials

                                              Like many things in permaculture design, the use of mulches takes its cue from what we observe in nature. As long as there have been forests, there have

                                              How to Attract Dragonflies to Your Plot

                                                Dragonflies are one of the most beautiful insects to visit the permaculture plot. The symmetry of their two pairs of wings, the coloration on their

                                                How to Bring Permaculture Into the Workplace

                                                  While putting permaculture principles into practice at home is a matter of choice for you and your family, applying them to the workplace can be

                                                  How to Start a Small Produce Business

                                                    If you cultivate more food than you and your family can consume perhaps due to a glut at harvest time, or because plants have proved more prolific

                                                    10 Benefits of Cover Crops

                                                      Cover Crops sometimes called green manures are plants that are used primarily to help improve a location, primarily because of the advantages

                                                      5 Friendly Neighborhood Weeds

                                                        There might be some weeds growing in your garden right now that you didn t know were actually really useful. Try giving them a second chance before you

                                                        6 Problems with Monoculture Farming

                                                          Permaculture gardening promotes biodiversity. It seeks to maximize the number of productive species of plant within a plot, not only to offer the gardener

                                                          How to Build a Raised Garden Bed

                                                            Raised garden beds are exactly what their name promises they are beds in which you can plant vegetables where the planting medium has been raised

                                                            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 Natural Building Techniques

                                                                Natural building techniques are methods that are greener that modern manufactured modes of property construction. Typically drawing on older

                                                                5 Friendly Forrest Fellas

                                                                  Following plant life, animals in a permaculture garden are necessary for the ecosystem to flourish. They keep pests in check, pollinate flowers

                                                                  6 Sustainable Agricultural Practices

                                                                    In many ways, permaculture was formulated as a response to the damaging and inefficient methods of modern industrial agricultural production. Bill

                                                                    Be the Sustainable Change You Seek in the World

                                                                      Sustainability is the balancing of social, economic and ecological needs, without excess to one over the other, ensuring that the world's resources will

                                                                      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

                                                                        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

                                                                          Here are some hot discussions in our forums...

                                                                          Does harvesting rainwater keep water away from rivers?

                                                                            I’ve been trying to find scientific evidence to support the idea of keeping resources on your property. What about the guy downstream? What if he wants to build a food forest but you are keeping the water from running ...

                                                                            Creating a Permaculture Group for Philippines

                                                                              Hi to all! I find this site very useful and I would like to suggest for all student from Philippines to unite into a group for future activities and sharing.

                                                                              Greywater mulch pit doubling as a swale

                                                                                I am still trying to mull over how we could have a greywater system on our hillside property. I was already thinking about digging in some large swales along the countour of the hillside and then mulching them ...

                                                                                Acacia wood chips

                                                                                  I have a queston. I can get a lot of acacia wood chips for mulching the soil. Now I heard someone say that the acacia trees and also the wood chips will acidificate the soil. Does anyone know more ...

                                                                                  Bill Mollison's book

                                                                                    I am having problems finding the Bill Mollison book on permaculture design. On Amazon the book was $58, the next day I was going to purchase the book and the price had tripled.

                                                                                    Barnes and Noble book store can not ...

                                                                                    Hello from N.E. Wash.

                                                                                      My name is Bob Merrill and have had a long running interest in sustainable lifestyles. Have had the good fortune to live in numerous intentional communities and have studied, built, and taught the virtues of alternative architecture mixed with ...

                                                                                      Q&A With Instructors?

                                                                                        I’ve been talking with Larry and a couple other teachers about doing regular Q&As on the forums here. Would you all have interest in submitting questions weekly for Larry and others to answer? If so, we can ...

                                                                                        how to bring back life to a very depleated land????

                                                                                          Hi
                                                                                          For generations a piece of land in souther spain is been over and over plowed and depleated by monocrop farming( wheat)
                                                                                          I’ ve got it recently and I have got the intention the give back to it what ...

                                                                                          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 ...

                                                                                            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 ...

                                                                                              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 ...

                                                                                                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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