Paul Wheaton and Alex Ojeda continue reviewing Sepp Holzer's Permaculture, chapter 3. Sepp writes about which fruit varieties work better than others, and which fruits he could get to grow that he was told he couldn't. He writes about propogation and grafting, creating fruit forests, and the shock method. Sepp writes about the importance of fertile soils in creating a fruit forest. Paul talks about soil pH. They talk about suburban and urban permaculture. Paul reads about the shock method, and talks about marketing and selling. Paul reads a story, and talks about the cultural programming of "what will people think?" and going against a system. They talk about people of art being screwed too often, and how to empower yourself. They talk about owning your life, and supporting other people who do. Paul loves honor system farm stands. They talk a lot about Toby Hemenway's Gaia's Garden.
Discussing the podcast.
podcast 413 – The problem with batch box rocket mass heaters – Part 1
podcast 411 – Foody bits – Part 2
podcast 409 – Listener questions – Part 2
podcast 403 – Bits and Bobs towards Critical Mass – part 2
podcast 402 – Bits and Bobs towards Critical Mass – part 1
podcast 398 – Review of Gracie’s Backyard – Part 2
podcast 397 – Review of Gracie’s Backyard – Part 1
podcast 394 – Permaculture Smackdown on Appropriate Technology