In this video I describe how I make seed balls with old seeds that have been laying around past their ideal germination period.
Inspired by Masanobu Fukuoka’s “One Straw Revolution,” I show how to make seed balls from the most simple of ingredients and by using a five gallon bucket.
With this video I describe the fundamental principles of scything, including the proper stance, when to sharpen the blade, and how to maintain the snath when drawing through each stroke.
You realize the patterns of traffic across the property; where you spend the majority of your time and the pathways you walk across most frequently. Now you’re most likely prepared to set about designing your ultimate permaculture garden plan. This post goes into detail where to start, the tools I use and what to consider as you put together your plan.
This is my first year planting a garden on this permaculture homestead. It marks a major milestone and brings a great sense of accomplishment to my psyche. When we first moved to the San Juan Islands, I had thought I'd have a small garden in the first year. Oh how...