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161 – Design Course

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Paul Wheaton talks to John from the spring PDC in Dayton, MT about an Amelia Hazel video. They talk about how it did not necessarily represent Fukuoka’s work. They also watched Back to the Garden, and a Bill Mollison video. They talk about Michael Pilarski (Skeeter)’s wildcrafting skills, and particularly how far a little knowledge […]

157 – Knapweed

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Paul Wheaton talks to Michael Pilarski (Skeeter) on day 3 of the spring PDC in Dayton, MT. They talk about knapweed. Knapweed makes for good honey. Skeeter talks about it as a mulch, and he talks about successfully eliminating it. Knapweed is allelopathic, and exudes niacin out of its roots. Paul suggests planting trees. Knapweed […]

156 – Ethics and Principles

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Paul Wheaton talks to George, Mike, and Kelly at the May PDC with Michael Pilarski (Skeeter) in Dayton, MT. It is day 2, focusing on ethics. Everyone shares some things they’ve learned, and Paul talks about Skeeter’s observation exercise he did in the PDC 7 years ago. Paul talks about the value for him of […]

072 – Keyline Systems

Published 7 years ago in Permaculture , Podcasts - 0 Comments

Paul Wheaton and keyline systems. A keyline system uses a keyline plow and spreads water throughout the landscape, rather than letting it only accumulate in vallies. The goal is for the landscape to become a big sponge. A keyline plow is a subsoil plow that has a “shakerator.” It takes 3-4 years to get the […]

068 – Michael Pilarski (Skeeter)

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Paul Wheaton shares about his Michael Pilarski (Skeeter), a renouned wildcrafter, who was his PDC teacher in 2005. He shares about his chop and drop, Back to the Garden which has Skeeter interviewed in it. Paul and Skeeter mention the hugelkultur, which Skeeter explains. Is there anything Skeeter has planted before that he wouldn’t deal […]

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