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Podcast 563 – Sarah Site Review

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Paul calls up a Floridian landowner by the name of Sarah to do a review of her land. Cue “Flaahriduh” jokes by the dozen, along with discussion on swales, brackish water, chinampas, and some on cardboard/newspaper mulching. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast on this […]

Podcast 234 – Review of Introduction to Permaculture Design DVD

Published 8 years ago in hugelkulture , Permaculture , Podcasts , Review - 0 Comments

Paul, Jocelyn, Erica Strauss, from Northwest Edible Life, and Bella, review Geoff Lawton‘s Introduction to Permaculture Design DVD. You can discuss this podcast on this thread at Permies. Get all of the podcasts in convenient, giant zip files Sponsor for this podcast: Pantry Paratus

186 – A Good Road Part 2

Published 9 years ago in homesteading , Permaculture , Podcasts - 0 Comments

Paul Wheaton talks to Neil Bertrando about the book, “A Good Road Lies Easy on the Land,” by Paul Zeedyk, which fits well with keyline design. They talk about berms, and good or bad places to put a road. It is good to put roads somewhere called the “tow slope,” which is also a good […]

185 – The Good Road Part 1

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Paul Wheaton talks to Neil Bertrando about the book, “A Good Road Lies Easy on the Land,” by Paul Zeedyk, which fits well with keyline design. Paul talks about making dams to form ponds. Neil talks about induced meandering, which allows streams to intentionally erode an area, which reduces the need to bring in heavy […]

083 – Review of Sepp Holzer’s Permaculture Chapter 1 Part 4

Published 10 years ago in Permaculture , Podcasts , Sepp Holzer - 0 Comments

Paul Wheaton and Kelda Miller continue reviewing chapter 1 of Sepp Holzer‘s Permaculture (the book). First, they talk about “humus storage ditches” (what Paul thinks is pretty much a swale). You shouldn’t do this if you are clay heavy as to avoid landslides. Sepp uses a slope bucket, and says there is no need to […]

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