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Small Forest Farm: For intensive management. 1. House and garden. 2. Small fruits on forest edge. 3. Coppiced woodland. 4. High-value managed nut and fine timbers. 5. Mixed age and species stands. 6. Forest Clearings; Fungi and seed are also crops. #livingecology #permacultureinternship

planting food forest into old-growth forest (permaculture design forum at permies)

Pit Planting on Atolls: Shows hard plantin or calcrete layer. Species should be collected based on the water environment. #livingecology #permacultureinternship

101 Permaculture Designs

Pit Planting on Atolls: Shows hard plantin or calcrete layer. Species should be collected based on the water environment.

Stable Garden Terraces of Earth Provide Total Growing Surface. #livingecology #permacultureinternship

101 Permaculture Designs

swale and trellis wet food patch

Swale and Trellis Wet Food Patch: Roof and tank overflow plus greywater can irrigate a wetland mulch garden of semi-aquatic species;

Permaculture Plan: Pond surface area exploration. #livingecology #permacultureinternship

101 Permaculture Designs

The Permaculture garden is a lot more than an organic garden.  Intelligent design uses free, sustainable energies and resources. It is energy-wise and collaborative to minimise the impact of a site on the surrounding environment. A good design has great potential. It can connect neighbours. The biggest Permaculture site in the world, The Chikukwa Project, … Continue reading Difference Between Organic Gardening and Permaculture →

The Permaculture garden is a lot more than an organic garden. Intelligent design uses free, sustainable energies and resources. It is energy-wise and collaborative to minimise the impact of a site on the surrounding environment. A good design has great potential. It can connect neighbours. The biggest Permaculture site in the world, The Chikukwa Project, … Continue reading Difference Between Organic Gardening and Permaculture →

The Benefits of Increasing the Edge in a Pond: Though both ponds have roughly the same volume and surface ares, the wavy pond has far more edge. Thus, it can be surrounded by far more plants, and the extensive shallows offer more habitat for fish and aquatic plants. #livingecology #permacultureinternship

101 Permaculture Designs

2 different swale concepts -- George Lawton says swales on contour.  Darrel Doherty takes them off contour to direct water to places typically dry.

2 different swale concepts -- George Lawton says swales on contour. Darrel Doherty takes them off contour to direct water to places typically dry.

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An herb spiral combines a two-dimensional pattern (spiral) with a three-dimesnional (mound) to form a beautiful and space-saving living sculpture that has several microclimates. #livingecology #permacultureinternship

101 Permaculture Designs

An herb spiral combines a two-dimensional pattern (spiral) with a three-dimesnional (mound) to form a beautiful and space-saving living sculpture that has several microclimates.

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