Category: Permaculture

DIY Rain Barrel from a 275 Gallon IBC Water Tote

We’ve previously talked about Why You Want Rain Catchment and how to easily build a DIY 55 Gallon Rain Barrel. Well, a couple weeks ago I decided my puny little guys needed a little something.  So I went balls to

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Companion Planting for Grapes

I’m a big advocate of companion planting.  A couple driving principles of Permaculture are “Integrate Rather than Segregate” and “Use and Value Diversity”.  If we’re going to try and implement those anyway, it makes sense to put some thought into

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Prime Directive of Permaculture

This is a continuation of an introductory series exploring my study and application of Permaculture.  You can find my other articles by visiting GHC’s Site Index.  All of these topics are discussed more deeply during our Workshops and Seminars. The Prime Directive

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Shade Trellis for the Chicken Coop

Chickens are incredibly cold hardy.  What they can’t tolerate is extreme heat.  To  cope, they drink a lot.  They pant.  They dust bathe.  They lounge around in the shade.  In fact, you can just imagine an overly-dramatic buff orpington sitting

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Thank you for Attending our Permaculture Workshop!

I wanted to take a moment and send out a big thank you to everyone who attended last night’s Intro to Permaculture workshop. It was a packed house full of great people, who asked some great questions. Please keep in

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