Tag: Permaculture

Video Tour of Our Young Food Forest – What is a Swale?

As you might imagine, I get a lot of questions from clients, friends, and family about the swale system I established in front of our home. “What’s up with all the weird ditches?” “Putting in a septic tank?….. You’re doing it

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Thanks to WDTN NBC for the Interview!

It’s always great talking about Permaculture… and in this instance Vermicomposting… with those in the Miami Valley.  My spring 2015 Speaker Series is wrapping up through the Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Parks District.  However, there might be some exciting announcements coming soon about

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What is a Permaculture Zone Analysis?

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. If

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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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Why You Should Adopt Cats for Mouse Control

As a student of Permaculture, I detest the primary and ever present role harmful chemicals play in our modern lives.  Monocultured lawns are sprayed with this one. Sidewalk cracks are sprayed with that one. The veggies on your family’s plates

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