A visit to an organic orchard

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A couple of weeks ago we visited an organic apple orchard.  The event was arranged by our local organic, bio-dynamic group, OBDA. It was wonderful to see an orchard of such a scale embracing organic principles.  They have been certified organic for around 20 years and so have their processes and practices well honed!  The […]

Obtain a Yield

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The third permaculture principle is all about getting something in return for the energy and efforts  you put into your endeavours.  Which ever way you look at it, obtaining a yield is vital for ensuring the ongoing sustainability of anything we do.  Take a look at the Permaculture Principles page for more ideas on how […]

Catch and Store Energy

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The second permaculture principle is all about saving for a rainy day, or making hay while the sun shines.  Whichever part of the world you find yourself in, rainy or sunny, this is a great principle for making the most of what you’ve got.  More ideas can be found on the Permaculture Principles page. I […]

The 12 Permaculture Principles

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I have started a new page which talks about the 12 permaculture principles.  Whether you are  familiar with them or not, have a look for ideas – you might be inspired – you might be able to contribute to the learnings.  I have started with the first principle and I will add to these gradually […]