Paul Wheaton talks about lawn care with Susanne Schneider. She shares about her hugelkultur beds. Susanne has a lot of hawkweed in her yard, which is allelopathic and prefers acidic, compacted soil. Paul would professionally test the soil pH. They talk about earthworms, using lime, and setting your mowers high. Paul talks about his earthworm habitat idea to deepen the soil. Paul sees permaculture purpose in having some lawn. He talks about planting things like crocuses, Roman chamomile, and yarrow for a mowable meadow. Paul talks about mowing and watering.
Discussing the podcast.
podcast 532 – Permaculture Smackdown 3 – Desert or Paradise – Part 2
podcast 510 – Site Review – Part 2
podcast 403 – Bits and Bobs towards Critical Mass – part 2
podcast 402 – Bits and Bobs towards Critical Mass – part 1
podcast 399 – Hugelkultur at basecamp
387 – Wheaton Labs Goals – part 2
Podcast 253 – Review of the earthworks workshop
Podcast 251 – Review of Sepp Holzer’s visit Part 5