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Urban Garden Design One reason permaculture designers want a nitrogen-fixing tree is as a pioneer to stabilize and improve soil conditions. They also can act as a "nurse" plant to help other plants grow better and faster.

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One reason permaculture designers want a nitrogen-fixing tree is as a pioneer to stabilize and improve soil conditions. They also can act as a "nurse" plant to help other plants grow better and faster. #thepclife #foodforest #nfixer #permaculture

Perennial Flower Gardening - 5 Methods For A Great Backyard Sustainable Homesteading Is Possible Even If You Only Have A Little Land. So Let's Look At How To Design A Small Acreage Homestead With Permaculture.

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Sustainable homesteading is possible even if you only have a little land. So let's look at how to design a small acreage homestead with permaculture.

Expand Good Tomatoes Working With Container Gardening Techniques Winter Is Coming. Some May See - Or More, Or You May Only See In any case, It's A Good Idea To Be Prepared For Cold Weather, Whatever That Means To You.

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Winter is coming. Some may see -40F or more, or you may only see 20F. But it's a good idea to be prepared for cold weather, whatever that means to you. #thepclife #permaculture #winter #weather

Have you heard of aquaponics? Aquaponics Combines the Growing of Fish and Plants You may grow plants in water and without soil and once one does this together with growing fish you are practicing aquaponics.

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This is much smaller, and even easier and cheaper than my DIY easy carport greenhouse project. It's faster to build, and probably won't take more than a couple of hours to finish. Enjoy!

Seed Starting Save money and get more production by starting your own seeds. - Seed starting isn't hard, can be done any time of year indoors. It can give your annual veggies more of a chance, and is cheaper than buying nursery starts

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Starting seeds is easy and can save you lots of money. Here's how to do it the right way. #thepclife #permaculture #seeds #starts

With summer comes pool fun, grilling hamburgers, picnics, and of course, summer heat.Here's some ways to make heat a lot less miserable and more enjoyable.

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With summer comes pool fun, grilling hamburgers, picnics, and of course, summer heat. Here's some ways to make that heat a lot less miserable, and more enjoyable. Check out these methods to save money on summer cooling, as well as making your family healt

Here's the first post in a series on permaculture analysis. Today I'm analyzing Earthships according to permaculture ideas. Are they the perfect sustainable palace that is claimed? Or are they expensive toxic wastes of time and money? Read on to hear my t

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Here's the first post in a series on permaculture analysis. Today I'm analyzing Earthships according to permaculture ideas. Are they the perfect sustainable palace that is claimed? Or are they expensive toxic wastes of time and money? Read on to hear my t

Hydroponic Aquaponics is a growing technique that combines aquaculture (growing fish) and hydroponics (growing plants in water). - Aquaponics is a growing technique that combines aquaculture (growing fish) and hydroponics (growing plants in water).

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Aquaponics is a growing technique that combines aquaculture (growing fish) and hydroponics (growing plants in water).

How To Pick Plants For Your Food Forest A food forest (or forest garden) is a great way to supplement your pantry. Once you decide to build one, which plant species to pick for which area? Edible Landscaping, Organic Gardening, Growing Food, Plants, Plant Species, Sustainable Garden, Backyard Landscaping, Permaculture Gardening, Forest Garden

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A food forest (or forest garden) is a great way to supplement your pantry. Once you decide to build one, which plant species to pick for which area? #thepclife #permaculture #foodforest

Container Gardening - An Answer To Minimal House For Increasing Vegetation Winter Is Coming. Some May See - Or More, Or You May Only See However, It's A Good Idea To Be Prepared For Cold Weather, Whatever That Means To You.

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Winter is coming. Some may see -40°F or more, or you may only see 20°F. But it's a good idea to be prepared for cold weather, whatever that means to you. #thepclife #permaculture #winter #weather

Landscaping Software - Offering Early View of Completed Project To Make A Food Forest, You Need To Plant Trees. You Need To Plant Them The Right Way To Give Them The Best Chance Of Surviving. In any case, What Is That?

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To make a food forest, you need to plant trees. You need to plant them the right way to give them the best chance of surviving. But what is that?

DIY Backyard Greenhouse Aquaponics Project – Part 3 Building a DIY backyard greenhouse aquaponics system. I talk about system design, method tradeoffs, costs, and construction choices.

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Building a DIY backyard greenhouse aquaponics system. I talk about system design, method tradeoffs, costs, and construction choices. #thepclife #permaculture #diy #aquaponics #greenhouse

House Remodeling Is Residence Improvement I Don't Know About You, But My Grocery Bill Has At Least Doubled In The Last 10 Years. Here's Ways To Lower Your Grocery Bill Without Using Coupons.

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I don't know about you, but my grocery bill has at least doubled in the last 10 years. Here's 17-plus ways to lower your grocery bill without using coupons.

How To Do Garden Planning The Right Way Spring is COMING! This means it's time to start seeds! So you need to know when and what to start, and how much. Here's how to make your best garden plan ever!

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Spring is COMING! This means it's time to start seeds! So you need to know when and what to start, and how much. Here's how to make your best garden plan ever! #thepclife #permaculture #garden #seeds

Urban Gardening In an urban environment with lots of concrete, steel and asphalt, you might not think immediately of homesteading. It doesn't look like there's much food growing, and some cities have very restrictive laws on keeping "farm" type animals.

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In an urban environment with lots of concrete, steel and asphalt, you might not think immediately of homesteading. It doesn't look like there's much food growing, and some cities have very restrictive laws on keeping "farm" type animals. #thepclife #urban

Permaculture is an ethical design science that uses traditional people's agricultural practices, perennial tree crops, and other sustainable methods.

What is Permaculture? Permaculture Basics – Part 1

Permaculture is an ethical design science that uses traditional people'sagricultural practices, perennial tree crops, and other sustainable methods.