Find out the most effective way to grow food in your garden with uniform rows and inexpensive drip irrigation.
In this video, I walk you through the design of a simple manifold configuration that I came up with for row crops, homestead gardens, and market gardeners.
You’ll discover how to maximize low flow systems while saving thousands of dollars on your water bill. And how to overcome challenges of low flow wells on your property.
This simple system is designed to allow you to avoid irregular watering schedules and maximize the potential of your food production.
Grab the Irrigation Design Plans Here ( <– download the PDF)
Products used in this video:
Orbit Automatic Timer: http://amzn.to/2ogRy3m
Extra Valves: http://amzn.to/2oJKCfZ
Gerber Centerdrive Multi-Tool: http://amzn.to/2oReIew
Mini Tripod: http://amzn.to/2nSZwN2
I use the Sony Digital Voice Recorder: http://amzn.to/2cRFcXC
The quality of the GoPro HERO3+ is adequate for my needs: http://amzn.to/2cRF8Hn
Gimbal Stabilizer for GoPro: http://amzn.to/2e1MAVu
When needing a second camera shoot or really high end, I use the Canon EOS 5D Mark II: http://amzn.to/2cfJsnK
I piece it all together using Adobe Premiere Pro CC on a Macbook Pro and After Affects.
Dobro Mash by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
With this video I describe the way I make seed balls with packets of old seeds that are past their ideal germination period.
Motivated by Masanobu Fukuoka’s “One Straw Revolution, ” I show how to make seed balls from the most simple of materials 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...