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Podcast 665 – Molly Mac’s Consultation

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Paul’s latest victim is Molly Mac and her 1.5 acre peninsula in Massachusetts. It’s a windy place but has plenty of various trees and an overall shape that’s not good for berms, so hugelkultur it is! There’s even a convenient space for a Rocket Mass Heater. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion […]

Podcast 662 – Bonnie Bassan’s Consultation – Part 2

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Bonnie’s consultation on her half acre plot of clay-full soil in New Mexico continues into topics of apple tree seeding, drip irrigation, hugelkultur, chicken management, the Ruth Stout method of composting, and just how Paul manages to stay optimistic (hint: it involves gardens). Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and […]

Podcast 661 – Bonnie Bassan’s Consultation – Part 1

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Paul has a new victim in the form of Bonnie Bassan and her roughly half acre New Mexico property. The place has a lot of clay, 10″ of precipitation, and a lot of wind. Sounds like a perfect place for Hugelkultur, just needs a bit of irrigation for a while to build the soil. Support […]

Podcast 659 – Tim Kostamo’s Consultation

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Another poor fool has parted with cash and gotten a consultation from Paul! Tim Kostamo has a 10-acre property in British Colombia with plenty of trees, water, and poor soil. Paul’s advice includes hugelkultur, conifer removal, taking it slow, and building wavy deer fences. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information […]

Podcast 656 – Janelle’s Consultation – Part 2

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Janelle’s consultation with Paul continues into (surprise, surprise) hugelkultur. Along with using swales and stones to create cold pockets and thermal inertia for microclimate adjustment, soil building, and water acquisition via taprooted trees. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast on this thread at Permies.

Podcast 655 – Janelle’s Consultation – Part 1

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One Janelle Quint was foolish enough to give Paul money for a consultation, so he recorded it. She has a property in California with a wide temperature range, wind, poor soil, predators, and a creek. Paul’s suggestions include berms, ponds, goldfish, and livestock guardian dogs, amongst others. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and […]

Podcast 639 – Samantha’s Consultation – Part 1

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Samantha got herself a consultation with Paul on from backing his kickstarter, so Paul is at Samantha’s place for the promised consultation, and naturally the discussion turns to Hugelkultur, along with her progress with a BB and inspiration from GAMCOD. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this […]

Podcast 586 – Justin’s Walker Stove RMH Consultation – Part 2

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Paul continues his talk with Justin on the subject of his Walker stove to be, covering topics such as relative insulation of various materials, effectiveness of convective and radiant heat, fuel consumption, and a hack-y method of ensuring a seal on a brick stratification chamber. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More […]

Podcast 585 – Justin’s Walker Stove RMH Consultation – Part 1

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Paul sits down with Justin to talk about the rocket heater he’s building, specifically a Walker Stove of Matt Walker’s designs, as well as potential modifications to it, like a metal barrel, heat shielding, insulation, base strength, and the RMH Jamboree. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of […]

Podcast 574 – Should Sean Stay?

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Paul calls up Sean, who parted with pizza money to get an opinion on whether or not to move away from his friend’s place in California, and if so, what to do? They also discuss residual income streams, renting land and buying land. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and […]

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