Sacrificial crops, Composting Loo, Wwoofing, and Bocking 14...intrigued? See this visit to a Permaculture homestead and learn what they have got to do with gardening! Low Impact Living - life on a Permaculture Homestead.
SWALES: The Permaculture Element That Really "Holds Water" - Swales are water-harvesting ditches, built on the contour of a landscape. Swales are flat on the bottom because they’re designed to slow water down to a standstill, eliminate erosion, infiltrate the surrounding area with water, and recharge the groundwater table.
Permaculture plant guilds combine three or more plants to mirror an ecosystem — producing food, building soil health, and providing food for pollinators. To learn more permaculture principles, check out out Tierra: Online course.
Permaculture Design and Sustainable building. Permaculture design integrates the best of sustainable food production, natural building, forest stewardship, habitat restoration, water management, alternative energy, and much more.