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Blog series by daltxguy consisting of 5 parts so far

Part 1: Online permaculture articles

12-28-2010 02:37 AM by daltxguy | 2 comments »

The permaculture magazine of the UK offers some articles from their magazine – mostly just the text but some in pdf format with pics but all available for free download here Even though the articles are designed and written for the UK, many of the articles are applicable no matter where you are located. Enjoy your holiday reading!

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Part 2: Advanced Permaculture - Restoration Agriculture

06-05-2013 08:37 PM by daltxguy | 9 comments »

Set aside 2 hours to tie together a lot of ideas about collapse, soil degradation,peak oil, peak soil, the inevitable failure of big-ag, history worth knowing and practical knowledge about sustainable, organic, food forestry on an industrial scale using the (patented!) STUN method – Shear, total, utter, neglect. Lots of great ideas which can be applied on any scale. I now see that a perennial, 3 dimensional ‘garden’ will always outperform annual crops and is the be...

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Part 3: Holistic Agricultural Resources

06-29-2013 09:59 AM by daltxguy | 2 comments »

The good thing about ‘modern’ agriculture (ie: conversion of oil calories to food calories in an inert soil medium) is that it has gone as long as it has, ie: about 100 years. Now how could I say that this is good? Well, this means that the wisdom of the elders, as recorded in publications and books, and which will form the basis of future agriculture are now mostly royalty free, since they have been around for so long. This, combined with the internet, means that the resource...

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Part 4: How to make Keyhole garden

07-30-2013 11:10 AM by daltxguy | 0 comments »

Build your compost pile right where you use it – in the middle of your garden, with a keyhole garden.

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Part 5: Four Season Organic Farm in Maine - 45 years of perfecting cold climate farming

11-25-2013 07:57 PM by daltxguy | 2 comments »

IN THE GARDENThe Land That Keeps Giving http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/23/garden/living-off-the-land-in-maine-even-in-winter.html?_r=0&pagewanted=all By ANNE RAVERPublished: February 22, 2012 Four Season Farm in Maine IT was early February, when the 10-hour day returns here on the 44th parallel, and Barbara Damrosch could see it in the brighter green leaves of her tatsoi and spinach growing in the unheated greenhouse attached to the house she shares with her husband, Eliot Col...

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