The first Permaculture Ethic is Earth Care. This can be realized in many different ways depending on appropriate context. Personally, as my family is preparing for our move to the farm, I have been in massive planning mode. For us, one aspect of planning for Earth Care will be […]
I compiled information on Pioneer Species and Succession a few years ago, and I posted it in a series of articles:
- What is Succession?
- Using Succession in Permaculture
- Managing Pseudo-Primary Succession
- Pioneer Species for a Temperate Climate
A friend (Jake) suggested I make an infographic. That thought was in my […]
While watching a video lecture from Geoff Lawton, he referenced LeafSnap (see below). This got me thinking about appropriate technologies we can use in our Permaculture designs. I wanted to share a few tree identification guides. Unfortunately for my international readers, these are just for North America. There are a […]
As we are entering the hottest part of the year (in the northern hemisphere), I thought I would discuss a much cooler topic… Chilling Requirements for Plants.
There are certain plants that require cold temperatures to produce fruit. This is why, for example, apples are not grown much in Florida. […]