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Build fertile soil with sheet mulching. Start working as the summer and fall gardens fade away and save yourself time next…

Build fertile soil with sheet mulching. Start working as the summer and fall gardens fade away and save yourself time next… (Step Infographic How To Build)

Learning how to make use of the rain falling on your roof is one of the central tenets of permaculture. No matter how well you plan out your landscape design, however, you´ll never be able to catch all of the water that falls on your site for a pond or for a cistern. And even if you build a massive pond or cistern, the best way to hold water on …

Bunyip Water Level: Measure Contour Lines & Swales - Lake of the Ozarks Permaculture

The Permaculture Design Process. Fascinating! Inspiring!

Let's revisit Katrina Svensson, Travis Balabuck & Sharon Pitt-Harris's two-week journey from design brief to finished design.

The Permaculture Design Process - An Example

Let's revisit Katrina Svensson, Travis Balabuck & Sharon Pitt-Harris's two-week journey from design brief to finished design.

Permaculture Projects: Swales. Includes instructions for using the A-frame Level.

SWALE SWALE ON CONTOUR at elevation - I'll get Mr. Ethan to build one of these with bamboo. Permaculture Projects: Swales on contour. Includes instructions for using the A-frame Level.

Swales are the dark green shading, ditches dug on contour, catching water flowing downhill, & letting it seep into the soil, stored for later use.

Swales for water storage. Swales are the dark green shading, ditches dug on contour, catching water flowing downhill, and letting it seep into the soil, stored for later use.so my downhill yard can be fairly useful!