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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

        Communication Course

          Communicate to collaborate learn how to make positivity and mindfulness the guiding principles of your conversations Discover how to interact with others

          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 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

                    Mediation Course

                      Learn how to move from conflict to collaboration advanced communication techniques to consistently create positive connectionMake mindfulness your

                      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

                          Nutrition Course

                            Eat, feel, and live better. Learn how food affects your body, how to eat plants and feel greatGain an understanding of what effect different types of food

                            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

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                                      4 Types of Succession Planting

                                        Succession planting is a useful technique for maximizing the vegetable yield from a permaculture plot. Used in vegetable plantings it can mean that you

                                        How to Prepare Your Plot for Winter

                                          With some honorable exceptions most fruit and vegetable plants die off or enter a period of dormancy over the winter months. Having woken up in spring

                                          7 Functions of Bamboo

                                            Bamboo is one of the fastest growing plants in the world. The physical and chemical properties of its roots and stems means that it is able to

                                            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

                                              Passive Solar Design Saves Money

                                                Passive solar design is the type of design and construction of structures, buildings, and homes to access the energy of the sun for the necessary heating

                                                4 Ways Plants Use Water

                                                  Like all life on earth, plants need water to survive and grow. Indeed, like humans, water is the primary element that makes up the structure of plants

                                                  5 Tips for Predicting Frost

                                                    Frost can be a tricky thing for the permaculture garden. For many plants, an unexpected frost can cause damage to the plants and even cause a crop to

                                                    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

                                                      10 Easy Steps to Your Own Worm Farm

                                                        Worms are definitely on the side of the permaculturist when it comes to benefit to the garden. They are one of the most effective methods of conditioning

                                                        5 Types of Manure for Your Permaculture Garden

                                                          Manure can be a very valuable addition to your permaculture garden. As part of compost or mulch, it can add lots of beneficial nutrients to the soil, as

                                                          9 Ways to Save Water in the Garden

                                                            Water is one of the most precious resources we have. Literally the source of life, if nourishes us, the planet and all of nature, including the food we

                                                            5 Reasons Why GMOs are Terrifyingly Scary

                                                              GMOs genetically modified organisms are taking over the world. Food as we commonly think of it is becoming a thing of the past. Big agri-business

                                                              Intelligent, Real Transformation: The 12 Permaculture Principles: Part 3

                                                                In the race to create a more sustainable world, we discover that it's the little things that add up to meaningful transformation. The last four

                                                                6 Characteristics of Zone 2

                                                                  In the zoning principle that is applied to permaculture garden design, Zone 2 sits just beyond Zone 1, which is the zone containing most of your

                                                                  4 Methods of Rainwater Harvesting

                                                                    It can be easy to take rainwater for granted, particularly if you live in a temperate or tropical climate where drought is a rare event. But we need to

                                                                    7 Permaculture Principles for Social Communities

                                                                      Permaculture designed is based on the notion that actions and within and upon a system should bring benefit to the system as a whole. This principle can

                                                                      Companion Planting: Working Together Always Wins

                                                                        Somehow conventional agriculture decided that planting rows and rows of the same crop stretched out for what seems like miles was the best solution for

                                                                        Graywater - Learn How to Design Water Reuse Systems

                                                                          Graywater is created by bathing, doing laundry or washing dishes. It is water that is not clean, but is also not sewage. It contains some dirt and

                                                                          Here are some hot discussions in our forums...

                                                                          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.

                                                                            Water "Scrubbing"

                                                                              I am in the winter planning stage of a design project.
                                                                              I am in the middle of a 400ac agro crop field. the farmer is very good at modern farming technique. Fertilizers, plowing and herbicides are used in ...

                                                                              anyone finished their design?

                                                                                and can share with mewhat they answered in the written part of it ?


                                                                                  Hello from Missouri,
                                                                                  I listen to The Survival Podcast and have become very interested in permaculture. I am retired and want to grow my own food and become self-sufficient. Thank you for allowing me to participate in this program. ...

                                                                                  Hello from the Blood Reserve

                                                                                    I was brought to these courses while researching cobb and strawbale style houses..I’m currently in the planning and saving stage of collecting materials to build completed by this time next year…I would love to be completely off the grid ...

                                                                                    Hello from the Philippines!

                                                                                      Hello! I am very much interested in sustainable living using the principles of permaculture. I would like to see more people caring for the environment. I started out first with waste segregation which led me to composting, vermicomposting, bokashi ...

                                                                                      More books and resources

                                                                                        The Booklist Thread seems to have given up taking any more messages.

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                                                                                        Sleeping Naked is Green


                                                                                        A Gift for My Daughter by Harry Browne


                                                                                        Marshall Rosenberg

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                                                                                        Fukuoka and India ...

                                                                                        Hello from Northern Az

                                                                                          Hello to All,

                                                                                          My name is Baya and I live on the Navajo Nation in the Northern part of Arizona. I am married and we have a beautiful 7 month old baby girl. We operate an off grid Bed ...

                                                                                          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 ...

                                                                                            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 ...

                                                                                              mindmap on Permaculture Design Phase Tools

                                                                                                Hi all,

                                                                                                I made a mindmap about Permaculture “design phase” tools and methods as described on the lectures for element/garden analysis. Open to feedback…


                                                                                                Hope it helps…:-)

                                                                                                Just do it!

                                                                                                  “Greywater? Just do it!” Larry Korn

                                                                                                  Roman Law (Statute Law): Everything prohibited unless there is a law that allows it.

                                                                                                  “Anglo-Saxon” (Common Law): Everything allowed unless there is a law to prohibit it.

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