Permaculture


Permaculture is a system of agricultural and social design principles centered around simulating or directly utilizing the patterns and features observed in natural ecosystems. The term permaculture (as a systematic method) was first coined by Australians David Holmgren, then a graduate student, and his professor, Bill Mollison, in 1978.

Ramblers New Wormery


I was donated thousands/s of worms from a local farmer who had too many in their bath tubs. They started from about 1KG of worms, just 2 years ago. I collected bags of them and quickly transported them back to their new home that had been prepared with car tyres. I found this the most … Continue reading Ramblers New Wormery

Build a Greenhouse for under 10 Bucks


Been threatening to build a greenhouse for 4 weeks already. I have marked out the space, positioned it properly and given it a lot of thought. We have a full day of sun everyday unless there is rain, which is a blessing. Ok the title is a little incorrect, but both Xolane and myself are … Continue reading Build a Greenhouse for under 10 Bucks

Zone Planning


Zones and sectors is a principle of permaculture practise. It is also used in other fields to break down a bigger picture into small pieces. I am using zone planning¬† for quite a few projects as it is a birds-eye view of a bigger picture. This makes life easier to plan placement of elements such … Continue reading Zone Planning

Permaculture


Permaculture is a theory of ecological design which seeks to develop sustainable human settlements and agricultural systems, by attempting to model them on natural ecosystems Permaculture