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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 548 – Permaculture Smackdown 10 – Desert or Paradise Session 8 – Part 2

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Paul’s review of Sepp Holzer’s Desert or Paradise continues with Opalyn and Katie. They spend this episode talking about ponds, aquaculture, bug control, fish rearing, and potential improvements to mains water supplies. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast on this thread at Permies.

Podcast 547 – Permaculture Smackdown 10 – Desert or Paradise Session 8 – Part 1

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Paul’s review of Sepp Holzer’s Desert or Paradise continues (along with some more talk about his Kickstarter, some updates on the Bootcamp and the PDJ) with Opalyn and Katie. The review part covers aquaculture and flaws in the monk design. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this […]

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 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 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 533 – Permaculture Smackdown 3 – Desert or Paradise – Part 3

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Episode three of the Permaculture Smackdown continues with Paul and six of his patrons – Katie, Kyle, Elliot, Julia Winter, Opalyn et al. to review up to page 16 of Sepp Holzer’s Desert or Paradise. This episode finishes off from page 10 and talks about the concept of purple, goals, and the place of heavy […]

podcast 532 – Permaculture Smackdown 3 – Desert or Paradise – Part 2

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Episode three of the Permaculture Smackdown continues with Paul and six of his patrons – Katie, Kyle, Elliot, Julia Winter, Opalyn et al. to review up to page 16 of Sepp Holzer’s Desert or Paradise. In this episode, they cover between pages 4 and 10 and talk about any ideas that stand out to them. […]

podcast 531 – Permaculture Smackdown 3 – Desert or Paradise – Part 1

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For episode three of the Permaculture Smackdown, Paul sits down with six of his patrons – Katie, Kyle, Elliot, Julia Winter, Opalyn et al. to review up to page 16 of Sepp Holzer’s Desert or Paradise. In this episode, they review the preface and up to page 4, focusing on the ideas that stood out […]

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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