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Podcast 553 – Permaculture Smackdown 12 – Desert or Paradise Session 10

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Paul’s permaculture smackdown continues into the second half of chapter 3, despite Paul’s unscheduled surgery, with Mark, Julia, Katie et.al. They spend this episode talking about Portuguese lumber monocultures, and the fires and soil degradation that come from it. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast […]

Podcast 552 – Permaculture Smackdown 11 – Desert or Paradise Session 9 – Part 2

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Paul’s permaculture smackdown continues into chapter three of Sepp Holzer’s “Desert or Paradise” with Mark, Opalyn, Kyle, and Katie. In this part, they talk about Paul’s upcoming Garden Master Course in 2022, and the advantages of polyculture in fire control, symbyotic nutrient use, pest resistance, and mutual protection. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes […]

Podcast 551 – Permaculture Smackdown 11 – Desert or Paradise Session 9 – Part 1

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Paul’s permaculture smackdown continues into chapter three of Sepp Holzer’s “Desert or Paradise” with Mark, Opalyn, Kyle, and Katie. Despite the group’s desire to cover half of the entire chapter, they mostly talk about soil PH and polycultural reforestation. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast […]

Podcast 546 – Permaculture Smackdown 10 – Desert or Paradise Session 8 – Part 2

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Paul continues his review of Sepp Holzer’s Desert or Paradise with Opalyn, Mark, and Katie. They spend this one talking about the contrasting views on profit shown by Geoff Lawton and Sepp Holzer and the profitability water retention landscapes. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast […]

Podcast 545 – Permaculture Smackdown 9 – Desert or Paradise Session 7 – Part 1

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Paul continues his review of Sepp Holzer’s Desert or Paradise with Opalyn, Mark, and Katie along for the ride. They spend this part talking about monks, that is the device used to drain water from a pond, not a type of priest, how Sepp modified the common design, potential flaws with it, and ways to […]

podcast 543 – Permaculture Smackdown 7 – Desert or Paradise Session 5 – Part 2

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Paul continues his review of Sepp Holzer’s Desert or Paradise with Mark, Katie, et al. In this part, they talk about Sepp’s contribution to an orchard in Andalucia. They discuss frost protection, crater gardens, frost pockets, CO2 pools, orchards, and a possible origin on Sepp’s beliefs about water. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes […]

podcast 542 – Permaculture Smackdown 7 – Desert or Paradise Session 5 – Part 1

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Paul continues his review of Sepp Holzer’s Desert or Paradise with Mark, Katie, et al, and discuss Sepp’s permaculture project in Tamera, Portugal. They talk about the area’s rainfall, how stretgy behind the dam, the effects of the dam, and a few grumbles on how much pushback he got. Support the podcast on Patreon Show […]

podcast 541 – Quest for Land Session 2 – Part 3

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Paul continues his discussion with Kyle and Mark on land buying, along with a solid sidetrack into SKIP. Kyle found three properties and got Paul to look them over and they discussed the price, area, rainfall, temperature, creeks, mold control, flooding, and fire service access. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More […]

podcast 540 – Quest for Land Session2 – Part 2

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Paul continues his call with Kyle and Mark about land buying, covering topics including how desirable is north/south facing slope, soil depth, how many weeds are one the land, possible legal issues with creeks (particularly if they have fish), and wells. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of […]

podcast 539 – Quest for Land Session 2 – Part 1

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Paul sits back down with Kyle and Mark to continue talking about how to buy land, although Mark takes a while to show up so they spend the time talking about residual income streams. When they get back on topic, they talk about soil building, terraces, and how much slope is desirable. Support the podcast […]

podcast 538 – Permaculture Smackdown 6 – Desert or Paradise Session 4

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Paul continues his review of Sepp Hozler’s Desert or paradise with Mark, Matt, Opalyn, et al, and discuss pond shapes, the soil’s ability to store water, flaws with conventional reservoir design, pond sealing, how to deal with silt buildup, and more. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of […]

podcast 537 – Quest for Land – Part 2

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Paul continues his discussion with Kyle and Mark on the subject of land buying, and discuss the differences between keeping cattle and goats and sheep, how much land to dedicate to privacy berms, and how some different types of business spray differently. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion […]

podcast 536 – Quest for Land – Part 1

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On today’s podcast: how to select land for permacultue, with Kyle, Mark, and Paul. Subjects also talked about in this podcast include types of neighbors, financing for land purchase, how much land to get for different purposes and how to avoid a couple of pitfalls. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More […]

podcast 535 – Permaculture Smackdown 5 – Desert or Paradise Session 3

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Paul continues his review of Sepp Holzer’s Desert or Paradise with Opalyn, Mark, Katie, et al, covering pages 27 to 37 as well as a discussion on the concept of obligation being poisonous, using paddock shift to prevent damage to landscapes, and Sepp’s time on an oak project in spain. Support the podcast on Patreon […]

podcast 534 – Permaculture Smackdown 4 – Desert or Paradise Session 2

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Paul sits down with the usual suspects among his patrons (Mark, Elliot, Katie, Julia Winter, et al. to review pages 17 to 27 of Sepp Holzer’s Desert or Paradise, covering points such as water storage, the spreading Sahara, water “information”, and a brief rebuttal to the “everything is chemical” argument. Support the podcast on Patreon […]

podcast 530 – Permaculture Smackdown 2 – Part 2

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Episode two of the Permaculture Smackdown continues with Opalyn Rose, Katie, and Mark. In this part the questions are posed by Paul’s patrons. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast on this thread at Permies.

podcast 529 – Permaculture Smackdown 2 – Part 1

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Episode two of the Permaculture Smackdown! Joining Paul this time are Opalyn Rose, Katie, and Mark. Like the previous Smackdown, this one is a Q&A on a variety of topics, with the main questions covering Rocket Mass Heater fuel, livestock grazing, and the status of the PEP badge revisions. Support the podcast on Patreon Show […]

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