Results for permaculture
- Perennial vegetables - Adding to resiliency
One of the things we have been working on over the past year is to increase the number of perennial vegetables that we are growing. I got interested in perennial vegetables about three years ago and have been adding to our garden each year. I ...
Discussion - Lnorris - May 23 2013 - 12:51pm - 3 comments - 0 attachments
- First step: purchase a bear proof composting drum.
Ok I'm now going shopping for a bear proof composting drum. 2nd hand hopfully nothing fancy otherwise I will make one. Try on Craigs list. See how long it takes. bear proof costs Something to think about here...as we also live in bear ...
Discussion - Garyhotice - Mar 14 2013 - 10:45pm - 1 comment - 0 attachments
- Pagosa Peak Prosperity
Early Stages but here goes. Just moved here prior to reading "The Crash Course" so Ive prepared for nothing which the future might hold. Pagosa Spring has amazing beauty and great community, all supported by many gas stations and one ...
Group - Garyhotice - Mar 20 2013 - 2:38pm - 0 comments
- Kingman Arizona Preppers
Welcome. This forum is to provide an anonomous place to meet like minded people. Then take it offline if applicable. An objective is to prepare yourself and your family in case of a currency collapse. If you are into mathematics or statistics, then ...
Group - dolphinsrsmart - Mar 5 2013 - 6:45am - 0 comments
- If you live within 250 miles of zip 64628, what resilient/sustainable actions have you taken to improve your part of the world?
What post-peak skills do you have are are you developing? Do you live without flush toilets at home? What food do you raise at home? What have you repaired yourself this past year? How do you live without public water supply? How will you ...
Discussion - NorthCentral_Mi... - Mar 2 2013 - 2:01pm - 3 comments - 0 attachments
- FOR THOSE WHO WOULD LIKE A FREE DIY AQUAPONICS MANUAL
Aloha All! There are NO POSTS visible to me now, for some reason. If you've requested the manuals, please email me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org , and reference our group or Peak Prosperity, and which manual you would like to ...
Discussion - Friendly Aquaponics - Mar 1 2013 - 5:07am - 2 comments - 0 attachments
- Actively Aerated Compost Tea making
I ran across Actively Aerated Compost Tea while studying Soil Food Webs, and was intrigued with the idea. Here's a video on it: Unfortunate l y, the process seems too industrialized, even for the ...
Discussion - Dave Barnett - Feb 18 2013 - 2:20pm - 7 comments - 0 attachments
- Southwest PA Resiliency and Self-Sufficiency
(community, energy, food, gardening, permaculture, security, Skills Development) economy,energy,environment,prepare,crash course,Chris ...
Group - havenseeker - Feb 20 2013 - 11:14pm - 0 comments
- Living with Varroa Destructor
Concerning how to manage varroa mites without chemicals. I recently wrote this. Feedback is welcome. http://honeybeekeep.com/content/living-varroa-destructor ... dons (Beekeeping, permaculture, resilience, resiliency) ...
Discussion - dps - Feb 6 2013 - 6:36pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- Permaculture Egg Production
Permaculture Egg Production is of interest. Eggs are high quality protein in a small package! The goal is to design a system where the hens thrive on what is produced locally on the land, without external inputs. I am not there yet, but keep getting ...
Discussion - B100 - Jan 28 2013 - 7:02pm - 15 comments - 0 attachments
- Greenhouses in Warmer Climates
I'm designing a greenhouse for use in Texas. It needs to be: Useable year round. Big enough and tall enough to grow bananna and papaya trees. Flow into and Merge with outdoor growing spaces. Be Deerprooof Have an ...
Discussion - Oliveoilguy - Dec 29 2012 - 10:20am - 6 comments - 0 attachments
- Wood chips in a garden
I was speaking with my neighbor and he was telling me about using wood chips on his garden. What he does is leave a thick layer of chips over his garden and then to weed he just walks around with a rake and moves the chips to cover any weeds thus ...
Discussion - OptOut - Nov 6 2012 - 1:50am - 1 comment - 0 attachments
- To Make A Farm
Here's a great and inspiring story about a small group of folks starting a new farm in Canada. The film has won numerous awards. Check out their website where you can watch clips, order the DVD or get more information. the movie looks ...
Discussion - wetmtnvalley - Oct 15 2012 - 6:05pm - 2 comments - 0 attachments
- Home gardening tools - what's indispensable?
For those of you just getting into growing your own food, a tools discussion. This was sparked by my getting us genuine some wood-slat bushel baskets at half-price at Tractor Supply yesterday. They made our pear harvest easier, and no more using my ...
Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - Sep 9 2012 - 9:00pm - 12 comments - 0 attachments
- Seed Exchange
You are welcome even if you don't have seeds to exchange as I have been blessed with an abundance. All I have and all I will exchange are open-pollinated heirloom seeds. I have little bags, markers and envelopes but more will always help. ...
Event - logicalunatic - Aug 30 2012 - 10:35am - 2 comments - 0 attachments
- Autumn crops going in?
It's time for your garden to get its Autumn plantings. What are you putting in? Today was a thrid crop of leaf lettuces, red and green, and prepping the herb bed for some more parsley and corriander/cilantro (same plant). We are havesting the ...
Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - Aug 23 2012 - 11:07pm - 3 comments - 0 attachments
(community, community + resilience + Security + alternative power + permaculture + home energy efficiency + gardening + food storage + alternative fuels +precious metals + ...
Group - saso123 - Aug 18 2012 - 3:33pm - 0 comments
- Protecting your garden from extreme weather
Here is a National Geographic article about extreme weather. Let's talk about it and how it affects your food security. And it’s not just heavy rains that are making headlines. During the past decade we’ve also seen severe droughts ...
Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - Aug 18 2012 - 7:19am - 5 comments - 0 attachments
- Geoff Lawton Ted Talk
Permaculture guru Geoff Lawton on Ted Talks: Lawton I'm a big fan of Lawton's work but this talk was really bad. My apologies, I should have watched it before I posted it....Jeff (permaculture) ...
Discussion - JAG - Aug 14 2012 - 4:20pm - 1 comment - 0 attachments
- Tidewater Virginia - Community and Resiliency
To help people in the Tidewater area of southeastern Virginia and surrounding areas connect to exchange ideas on building community and adding resiliency in preparation for whatever the future brings. We have a small (~25), but functioning group of ...
Group - Dogs_In_A_Pile - Aug 8 2012 - 4:09pm - 0 comments